A Great Day in Harlem

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Release Date: February 17, 1995Running Time: 60 mins.
MPAA Rating: None
Genre: Documentary, Music

Art Blakey
Dizzy Gillespie
Art Farmer
Chubby Jackson

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On a side street in Harlem in 1958, dozens of jazz musicians congregated for an unprecedented photograph for "Esquire" magazine, taken by the then-unknown photographer Art Kane. This documentary talks with a number of the jazz greats who participated in this photograph and offers a richly textured recreation of the event itself.