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Sound of Cinema

1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 14 September 2013

Alyn Shipton introduces your Sound of Cinema requests, including jazz scores by Ennio Morricone, Sonny Rollins and the Modern Jazz Quartet, and classic musical scenes from Jazz on a Summer's Day and High Society. Plus music that wasn't written for the movies by Don Ewell and Willie "The Lion" Smith.

Music Played

13 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Willie The Lion Smith, Don Ewell

    Willie The Lion Smith, Don Ewell Just You Just Me

    Performer: Willie The Lion Smith, Don Ewell p. 1966.

    Composer: Greer / Klages

    Stride Piano Duets Live in Toronto 1966, Delmark, 249 Track 12 (3.47)

  • Image for Miles Davis

    Miles Davis Generique

    Performer: Miles Davis, t; Barney Wilen, ts; Rene Urteger, p; Pierre Michelot, b; Kenny Clarke, d. 4 Dec 1957..

    Composer: Davis

    The Definitive, Columbia Legacy, 501033 2 Track 4 (2.47)

  • Image for Sonny Rollins

    Sonny Rollins Alfie's Theme

    Performer: Jimmy Cleveland, J J Johnson, tb; Phil Woods, as; Sonny Rollins, Oliver Nelson, ts; Danny Bank, bs; Roger Kellaway, p; Kenny Burrell, g; Walter Booker, b; Frankie Dunlop d. 26 Jan 1966..

    Composer: Rollins

    The Impulse Story, Impulse, B000659-02 Track 4 (9.45)

  • Image for The Modern Jazz Quartet

    The Modern Jazz Quartet The Golden Striker

    Performer: Milt Jackson, vb; John Lewis, p; Percy heath, b; Connie Kay, d. 4 April 1957..

    Composer: Lewis

    Fontessa / No Sun in Venice, Essential Jazz Classics, 55424 Track 8 (3.39)

  • Image for Anita O'Day

    Anita O'Day Tea For Two

    Performer: Anta O’Day, v; Jimmy Jones, p; Whitey Mitchell, b; John Poole, d. July 1958..

    Composer: Caesar, Youmans

    Jazz on a Summer’s Day, Charly, CDGR 196 Track 5 (3.48)

  • Image for Dinah Washington

    Dinah Washington All of Me

    Performer: Dinah Washington, v; Don Elliott, mellophone; Urbie Green, tb; Wynton Kelly, p; Paul West, b; Max Roach, d. Newport, 6 July 1958..

    Composer: Simons / Marks

    Sings Bessie Smith, Fresh Sound, 577 Track 19 (5.31)

  • Image for Louis Armstrong

    Louis Armstrong High Society Calypso

    Performer: Louis Armstrong, v; Ed Hall, Trummy Young, perc; Billy Kyle, g; Arvell Shaw, b; Barrett Deems, d. 20 April 1956..

    Composer: Porter

    High Society, Blue Moon, 3506 track 4 (2.27)

  • Image for Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday

    Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans

    Performer: Billie Holiday, v; Louis Armstrong, t; Barney Bigard, cl; Kid Ory, tb; Charlie Beal, p; Bud Scott, g; Red Callender, b; Zutty Singleton, d. Sep/Oct 1946..

    Composer: Alter / DeLange

    Integrale Vol 12,, Fremeaux, 362 CD 2 Track 11 (1.44)

  • Image for Thelonous Monk

    Thelonous Monk Pannonica

    Performer: Thelonious Monk, p. 1956..

    Composer: Monk

    Straight No Chaser, Columbia, 507925-2 Track 2 (5.11)

  • Image for Ennio Morricone

    Ennio Morricone Go On Kill Grace

    Performer: Accademia Musicale Italiana, Enrico Morricone (dir).

    Composer: Morricone

    U Turn, Epic, 4890032 Track 15 (1.05)

  • Image for Neal Hefti

    Neal Hefti Scene of the Crime

    Performer: studio orchestra.

    Composer: Hefti

    How To Murder Your Wife, United Artists, ULP1098, S2 / Tr 2 (5.07)

  • Image for Lalo Schifrin

    Lalo Schifrin Concerto for Combo

    Performer: Studio orchestra, Lalo Schifrin, cond..

    Composer: Schifrin

    Bullitt, Warner, WS1777, S 2 T 4 (2:53)

  • Image for Benny Goodman

    Benny Goodman Why Don't You Do Right / Bugle Call Rag

    Performer: Benny Goodman and His Orchestra, peggy Lee, v..

    Composer: McCoy; Meyers / Pettis / Schoebel

    Stage Door Canteen, Sandy Hook, 2093 T12 (4.51)


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