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Directed by: Jean Bach

Written by: Jean Bach , Susan Peehl , Matthew Seig

Cast: Quincy Jones , Dizzy Gillespie , Sonny Rollins , Buck Clayton

Studio: Castle Hill

Genre: Documentary

Official Site: N/A

Release Date: February 17, 1995 (wide)

Plot:

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 docu... (more)

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.

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