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Lalo Schifrin

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 03 September 2011

Best known for his film themes such as "Mission Impossible", Argentine pianist and composer Lalo Schifrin is also one of the world's great jazz musicians. In an archive interview with Alyn Shipton he traces his recording career, starting with Dizzy Gillespie's quintet and big band and running through to his present-day "Jazz Meets the Symphony" projects.

Music Played

8 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
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    Lalo Schifrin Theme From Mission Impossible

    Composer: Schifrin Performers: The Lalo Schifrin Orchestra

    Mission: Impossible And Other Thrilling Themes, Universal Music, Classics & Jazz, 1358471

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    Lalo Schifrin Les Oignons

    Composer: Bechet Performers: Lalo Schifrin, p; Pierre Michelot, b; Jean-Louis Viale, d; Jack Del Rio, latin perc. Paris 1955

    Two Argentineans in Paris, Vogue (France) BMG, CD 8287664353

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    Dizzy Gillespie Toccata from Gillespiana

    Composer: Schifrin Performers: Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry, Ernie Royal, Joe Wilder, John Frosk, tp; Urbie Green, Frank Rebak, Britt Woodman, tb; Paul Faulise, b-tb; Julius Watkins, Gunther Schuller, Morris Secon, William Lester, fhr; Don Butterfield, tu; Leo Wright, as,f; Lalo Schifrin, p,arr; Art Davis, b; Chuck Lampkin, d; Candido Camero, cga; Jack Del Rio, bgo; Willie Rodriguez, timb. November 16th, 1960.

    Gillespiana / Carnegie Hall Concert, Verve, 314 519 809-2

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    Dizzy Gillespie Tunisian Fantasy

    Composer: Gillespie, Paparelli, arr. Lalo Schifrin Performers: Dizzy Gillespie, tp,vcl; John Frosk, Clark Terry, Carl Warwick, Nick Travis, tp; George Matthews, Arnett Sparrow, Britt Woodman, Paul Faulise, tb; Gunther Schuller, Jimmy Buffington, John Barrows, Richard Berg, fhr; Don Butterfield, tu; Leo Wright, as; Lalo Schiffrin, [sic] p; Art Davis, b; Chuck Lampkin, d; Ray Barretto, Julio Colazo, perc. March 4th, 1961.

    Gillespiana / Carnegie Hall Concert, Verve, 314 519 809-2

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    Dizzy Gillespie Salt Peanuts

    Composer: Gillespie Performers: Dizzy Gillespie, t; Leo Wright, as; Lalo Schifrin, p; Bob Cunningham, b; Chuck Lampkin, d. 9 Feb 1961

    The New Continent, Jazz Collectors, JC 430 Track 8

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    Johnny Hodges Buenos Aires Blues

    Composer: Schifrin Performers: Johnny Hodges, as; Lalo Schiffrin, p; Barry Galbraith, g; George Duvivier, b; Dave Bailey, d. New York, May 26th 1963.

    Buenos Aires Blues, Lonehill, 10373

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    Lalo Schifrin. Jon Faddis, WDR Radio Orchestra Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5: Villa Lobos

    Composer: Villa Lobos, arr. Schifrin Performers: Lalo Schifrin, arr, con; Heiner Wiberny, as, fl; Paquito D'Rivera, as; Olivier Peters, Rolf Romer, ts; Jens Neufang, bs; Andy Haderer, Rob Bruynen, Klaus Osterloh, John Marshall, Jon Faddis, Markus Stockhausen, tr; Dave Horler, Ludwig Nuss, Bernt Laukamp, trom; Dietmar Florin, b-trom; Andrew Joy, Charles Putnam, Kathleen Putnam, Mark Putnam, fhr; Ed Partyka, tu; Milan Lulic, g; John Goldsby, b; John Riley, d; Alex Acuna, Marcio Doctor, perc. 30th Nov 1996.

    Gillespiana, Aleph, 02

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    Lalo Schifrin Vignettes of Fats Waller

    Composer: Waller, Brooks, Razaf, Parker, arr. Schifrin Performers: Lalo Schifron, p, arr; Ray Brown, b; Grady Tate, d, London Philharmonic Orchestra.

    Jazz Meets the Symphony Collection 94CD boxed set), Aleph, CD 12

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