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A Great Day in Harlem ()


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Art Kane, now deceased, coordinated a group photograph of all the top jazz musicians in NYC in the year 1958, for a piece in Esquire magazine. Just about every jazz musician at the time... See more »

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Jean Bach

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Jean Bach ... ()
 
Susan Peehl ... ()
 
Matthew Seig ... ()

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Terrell Braly ... executive producer
Stuart Samuels ... associate producer
Matthew Seig ... co-producer

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Steve Petropoulos

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Susan Peehl

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Phil Fallo ... on-line editor

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Judy Benjamin ... sound recordist
Chris Burke ... sound effects
Neal Gettinger ... sound recordist (as Neil Gettinger)
Steven Hertzog ... sound recordist
Jerry Stein ... sound mixer
Roy B. Yokelson ... post-production sound

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Del Hall ... additional cinematographer
Ralph Pitre ... animation camera operator

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Michael Bianchi ... animator: title animation

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Rick Eisenstein ... music clearances
Johnny Mandel ... music consultant

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Mark Cantor ... archival consultant
Andreas Combuchen ... title designer
Milt Hinton ... source: original 8 mm film
Mona Hinton ... source: original 8 mm film

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Plot Summary

Art Kane, now deceased, coordinated a group photograph of all the top jazz musicians in NYC in the year 1958, for a piece in Esquire magazine. Just about every jazz musician at the time showed up for the photo shoot which took place in front of a brownstone near the 125th street station. The documentary compiles interviews of many of the musicians in the photograph to talk about the day of the photograph, and it shows film footage taken that day by Milt Hinton and his wife. Written by Daren Gill

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  • A Great Day in Harlem (United States)
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  • 60 min
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