Jazz on Film… The New Wave CD

Jazz on Film… The New Wave



Jazz soundtracks became just as important to the success of the New Wave cinema as handheld cameras and flashy editing. This stunning line up revels that jazz music helped reinforce and punctuate the lives of these youthful, freewheeling characters and turned stuffy old Europe into their new, cinematic playground and underscored by the pulsating beat and rhythms of the new worlds best jazz… and inspired film makers across Europe…’

Many of these films feature soundtracks with a wide spectrum of contemporary jazz material which complimented the radical, daring and avant-garde techniques perfectly…

So collected together on 6 CDs, are 11 re-mastered film scores including the Polish New Wave classic, ‘Knife in The Water‘ directed by Roman Polanski and scored by Krzysztof Komeda… plus tracks from ‘La Bride Sur Le Cou‘ and the title theme from ‘Bob Le Flambeur’. All original scores have been enhanced by high quality, professional jazz specialist, digitally re-mastering – surpassing that of any previous CD release for these scores…

It also includes a deluxe booklet, with exclusive sleeve notes by Richard Neupert author of ‘A History of The French New Wave Cinema’.



…And God Created Woman  –  Paul Misraki

Les Cousins  –  Paul Misraki

À bout de soufflé  –  Martial Solal

Shoot The Piano Player  –  Georges Delerue

Bob le Flambeur  –  Eddie Barclay & Jo Boyer

Ascenseur pour l’échafaud  –  Miles Davis

Un témoin dans la ville  –  Barney Willen

Les Liaisons dangereuses  –  Art Blakeys Jazz Messengers

Des femmes disparaissent  –  Art Blakeys Jazz Messengers

La Bride sur le cou  –  Georges Arvanitas Quintet

Black Orpheus  –  Tom Jobim/Luiz Bonfa

No Sun In Venice  –  Modern Jazz Quartet

Knife in the Water  – Krzysztof Komeda