Reel Jazz

various years / USA / 45 min. / 16mm

International House on University of Chicago campus
Sep 24 at 4:15, 6:15, and 8:15pm
Free admission

South Side Projections invites you to take a break between sets at the Hyde Park Jazz Festival to watch some classic jazz films on 16mm. These three half-hour programs in the International House’s Coulter Lounge are sure to keep your toes tapping while the performers are setting up for their shows down the hall.

Program 1: 4:15pm (after John Wright, before Stephanie Trick)

“Minnie the Moocher” (Dave Fleischer cartoon, 8 min., 1932), featuring Cab Calloway and Betty Boop
“The Pied Piper of Basin Street” (Walter Lantz cartoon, 8 min., 1945), featuring Jack Teagarden
“Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B” (Walter Lantz cartoon, 8 min., 1941)
“Jumpin’ at the Woodside” (7 min., 1941) from film Hellzapoppin’, featuring Slim Galliard and the Lindy Hoppers

Program 2: 6:15pm (after Stephanie Trick, before Miguel de la Cerna)

“Honeysuckle Rose” (3 min., 1941), featuring Fats Waller
“Boogie Woogie Dream” (13 min., 1944), featuring Lena Horne and Teddy Wilson
“The March of Time presents American Music” (newsreel, 7 min., 1937)
“Ain’t Misbehavin’” (3 min., 1941), featuring Fats Waller
“The Jumpin’ Jive” (10 min., 1943), from Stormy Weather, featuring Cab Calloway and the Nicholas Brothers

Program 3: 8:15pm (after Miguel de la Cerna, before Paulinho Garcia)

“Symphony in Black” (9 min., 1935), featuring Duke Ellington and Billie Holiday
“Cut” (11 min., 1970s), featuring Billy Brimfield and Fred Anderson
“Jammin’ the Blues” (10 min., 1944), featuring Lester Young, Illinois Jacquet, and more