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Title A great day in Harlem [videorecording] / a Jean Bach production ; co-produced by Matthew Seig ; written by Jean Bach, Susan Peehl, Matthew Seig.

Imprint Chatsworth, CA : Distributed by Image Entertainment, [2005].


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Storage DVD    MJ COLL GDH I35DVD    Available
Edition Special ed.
Description 2 videodiscs : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a documentary in 1994.
Special features: "Art Kane", "Bill Charlap and Kenny Washington", "Copycat Photos" and "Stories from the making of 'A great day in Harlem'".
The Bonus disc contains an interactive program of over two hours of interviews and some new home movie footage of the musicians in Art Kane's photograph. Besides clicking on each person to see and hear biographical information and more recent interviews, there is a Musician's A - Z Index with the names of the 59 people in the photograph.
Credits Director of photography, Steve Petropoulos ; editor, Susan Peehl ; music consultant, Johnny Mandel.
Performer Narrator, Quincy Jones.
Summary A great day in Harlem tells the story of Art Kane's famous 1958 group photograph of the jazz greats of the period. Includes home movie footage of that day of the musicians arriving and greeting each other the morning of the shoot. Also includes conversations with musicians and archival performance footage.
System Details DVD, all regions, full screen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital mono.
Subject Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993.
Jazz musicians -- New York (State) -- New York.
Jazz -- 1951-1960 -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Music videos
Documentary films
Added Author Bach, Jean, 1918-2013-
Seig, Matthew.
Peehl, Susan.
Jones, Quincy, 1933-
Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993.
Hinton, Milt.
Jones, Jonah, 1909-2000.
Castle Hill Productions.
Image Entertainment (Firm)
Standard No. 014381303520
Music No. HVE3035DVD Image Entertainment

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