WNYC is a media partner of the NJPAC film discussion series with Nelson George. Author and critic Nelson George hosts the screening of Jazz on a Summer Day. Friday May 10.
Jazz on a Summer Day is the classic jazz feature that chronicles the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival in Rhode Island.
Special guest panel discussion includes: Stanley Crouch (poet, author , jazz critic), Jimmy Cobb (American jazz drummer with Mile Davis), Bill Charlap (jazz pianist) and Woody Shaw III ("son" of trumpeter, bandleader and composer Woody Shaw).