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Sonothèque/Jazz/A Great Day In Harlem (17 East 126th Street, August 12, 1958)

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Making of (Jean Bach, 1994)
Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5
Part 6
Part 7
Trailer
website
See also "The Sound of Jazz CBS 1957"

57 musicians in the photograph:

(Can you imagine a jam session that day?)


Missing:
Louis Armstrong, Ray Brown, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Erroll Garner, Stan Getz, Billie Holiday, Anita O'Day, Oscar Peterson, Max Roach, Sarah Vaughan, Ben Webster...

February 1996, same place (photo by Gordon Parks for Life Magazine):


(TSFjazz.com)

Same place, 2012: