A Great Day in Harlem

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On a summer morning in 1958, photographer Art Kane assembled a remarkable array of leading jazz musicians in New York City's Harlem neighborhood for a group picture. This acclaimed documentary explores the story behind the photograph's creation, featuring interviews with some of the featured performers, who include Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Rollins, Art Blakey, Hank Jones and Milt Hinton. The film is enhanced by footage taken by Hinton himself, who was also an accomplished photographer.

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Cast and crew

Director:
Jean Bach
Screenwriter:
Jean Bach, Susan Peehl, Matthew Seig
Cast:
Art Kane
Dizzy Gillespie
Marian McPartland
Art Farmer
Milt Hinton
Sonny Rollins
Johnny Griffin
Quincy Jones
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