New York City’s Museum of Modern Art opens an exhibition next week devoted to jazz and film scoring. Check out the list of movies they’ll be showing over the next few months–impressive. WNYC aired a show Friday morning on the topic that includes interviews with composer Johnny Mandel, musician Bill Kirchner, and jazz historian Krin Gabbard; you can hear the program here. The convergence of jazz and film is one of my favorite topics for Night Lights shows, and there are more on the way; here are a few already recorded and archived for online listening:
…and, of course, there’s this week’s show: Jazz Goes Disney
UPDATE: today’s New York Times reports on the exhibition.