A Great Day in Harlem Reviews

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September 7, 2011
October 17, 2007
If you wanted to introduce someone to what jazz is all about, this would be an ideal place to start.
October 17, 2007
For non-buffs, pic fails the acid test of exciting interest where there was little or none before; it could easily have covered the same ground in half its length.
February 9, 2006
A wonderful, warm little movie.
December 29, 2005
Monumental.
August 30, 2004
Anyone with the misconception that the spirit of a particular music is not a direct reflection of the souls of the musicians who created it must see A Great Day in Harlem, Jean Bach's small and very moving documentary about the jazz life.
October 2, 2010
September 12, 2008
The film is alive and keeps moving briskly.
October 17, 2007
Even casual fans should appreciate the film's genuine admiration for these great artists, whose lives were interwoven with their creativity and who changed the face of 20th-century music.
January 18, 2007
Deconstruction of the sultry summer day in August of 1958 on which free-lance photographer Art Kane somehow assembled 58 giants of jazz for a historic photo shoot on the streets of Harlem.
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