Jazz on a Summer's Day - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Jazz on a Summer's Day Reviews

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Dave Kehr
New York Daily News
August 2, 2013
The sense of well-being is immense.
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Variety Staff
July 18, 2008
It's Americana, and a document of its time as well via observation of audiences and the life surrounding the Newport event, not least the neatly-integrated footage concerning the America Cup Yacht Races.
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Time Out
June 24, 2006
This documentary record of the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival is often hailed as one of the first and most influential live concert films.
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Bosley Crowther
New York Times
May 21, 2005
As generous a dish of top jazz music as any cat could take in one gulp.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Keith Phipps
AV Club
October 30, 2001
Jazz bounds from strength to strength, stylishly immortalizing transcendently beautiful music on a glorious day, suggesting in the process that film might have no higher purpose.
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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
January 1, 2000
Shot in gorgeous color, it's probably the best feature-length jazz concert movie ever made.