Jazz on a Summer's Day

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  • Saturday, Jul 27

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Jazz on a Summer's Day

Screening with live performance by the John Pizzarelli Trio and Catherine Russell

Join us for a day full of jazz, hosted by John Pizzarelli.

This program is presented in memory of Maria Traversa, longtime Jazz Sessions Series Curator and cherished friend of the JBFC.

Filmed at the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival and directed by world-renowned photographer Bert Stern, Jazz on a Summer’s Day features intimate performances from an all-star line-up of musical legends. With stunning footage of jazz greats including Louis Armstrong, Thelonious Monk, Gerry Mulligan, Anita O’Day, Chuck Berry, and Dinah Washington, the film closes with a beautiful midnight rendition of “The Lord’s Prayer” by Mahalia Jackson to usher in Sunday morning.

The music continues upstairs at the Take 3 Wine Bar & Cafe!

SPECIAL EVENTS

Performance by the John Pizzarelli trio and Catherine Russell

Performance by the John Pizzarelli trio and Catherine Russell

Saturday, Jul. 27 2024, 6:00

  • John Pizzarelli has been hailed by the Boston Globe for “reinvigorating the Great American Songbook and re-popularizing jazz.” The Toronto Star pegged him as “the genial genius of the guitar,” and the Seattle Times saluted him as “a rare entertainer of the old school.” He has recorded over 20 solo albums and has appeared on more than 40 albums by other recording artists, including Paul McCartney, James Taylor, Rosemary Clooney, and his father, jazz guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli.
  • Catherine Russell is an American jazz and blues singer. She is best known for her 2016 album Harlem on My Mind.
  • Featuring Mike Karn on bass and Isaiah J. Thompson on piano

Tickets: $40 (members), $45 (nonmembers)

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