Over the years, many films have tried to capture the feeling and spirit of jazz. Bert Stern and Aram & George Avakian’s “Jazz on A Summer’s Day” brought us into the heart of the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival through stunning cinematography and extended performances. In “Round Midnight,” Dexter Gordon brings the musician’s
As the jazz label nears three quarters of a century, it remains a showcase for jazz soloing in every possible mood and temperament. Here are our picks for sublime moments from the catalog.