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Jazz on a Summer's Day

Jazz on a Summer's Day (1959)
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Set at the Newport jazz festival in 1958, this documentary mixes images of water and the town with performers and audience. The film progresses from day to night and from improvisational ...
Directed by: Aram Avakian, Bert Stern
Year : 1959 | Duration : 85 min
Genre : Documentary, Music
Starring: Louis Armstrong, Mahalia Jackson, Chuck Berry
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The Five Pennies

The Five Pennies (1959)
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Loring "Red" Nichols is a cornet-playing country boy who goes to New York in the 1920s full of musical ambition and principles. He gets a job playing in Wil Paradise's band, but quits to ...
Directed by: Melville Shavelson
Year : 1959 | Duration : 117 min
Genre : Drama, Biography, Music
Starring: Danny Kaye, Barbara Bel Geddes, Louis Armstrong
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A Man Called Adam

A Man Called Adam (1966)
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A famous jazz trumpeter finds himself unable to cope with the problems of everyday life.
Directed by: Leo Penn
Year : 1966 | Duration : 99 min
Genre : Drama, Music
Starring: Sammy Davis Jr., Louis Armstrong, Ossie Davis
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