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August 20, 2007

 

“I Want To Live!”

Based on the true story of accused murderess Barbara Graham, the 1958 movie I Want to Live! employed a jazz soundtrack written by Johnny Mandel.

December 9, 2006

 

Victor Feldman

The Arrival Of Victor Feldman

How a 1950s British jazz star ended up as a West Coast leader and sideman, playing with Cannonball Adderley, Miles Davis and others.

September 2, 2006

 

I Want To Live!

The 1958 movie I Want to Live! employed a jazz soundtrack written by Johnny Mandel and performed by such jazz stalwarts as Gerry Mulligan, Bud Shank and more.

June 10, 2006

 

Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All Stars

The Lighthouse All-Stars

Exploring a musical cornerstone of the 1950s West Coast jazz movement.

May 13, 2006

 

The Subterraneans

The Subterraneans: Putting Beats And Jazz On The Big Screen

This 1960 movie is the only film adaptation of a Jack Kerouac novel to date, employing a jazz score and Gerry Mulligan as a hip, saxophone-playing priest.

October 22, 2005

 

Shelly Manne Plays Peter Gunn

A Profound Gas: Peter Gunn

Peter Gunn was a hit TV crime show with jazz at its center, with Craig Stevens as the stylish, jazz-loving private detective title character.

December 4, 2004

 

The Wild One

Marlon Brando's 1953 motorcycle-gang movie was based on a real-life 1947 incident...

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