Jammin' the Blues

Jammin' the Blues is a 1944 American short film in which several prominent jazz musicians got together for a rare filmed jam session. It features Lester Young, Red Callender, Harry Edison, Marlowe Morris, Sid Catlett, Barney Kessel, Jo Jones, John Simmons, Illinois Jacquet, Marie Bryant and Archie Savage.


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    award National Film Registry
    director Gjon Mili
    editor Everett Dodd
    nomination Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film, One-Reel
    producer Gordon Hollingshead
    productionCompany Warner Bros.
    publisher Warner Bros.
    theme short