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August 23, 2007

 

Reboppin’ With The Wild One

Released at the end of 1953, The Wild One is a key entry in the cinematic annals of jazz-as-the-soundtrack-of-rebellion.

May 26, 2007

 

The James Dean Story

A soundtrack to a documentary about James Dean was recorded by a group of West Coast jazz musicians led by Chet Baker and Bud Shank.

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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