Category Archives: Movie Soundtrack

Forbidden Planet Soundtrack-Louis Barron and Bebe Barron (1956)

The Barron’s created their own synthesizers to get electronic sounds never heard before. No Theremin here as they went for something unique. This is a piece of musical history. Even if you’ve never seen the film the album stands up … Continue reading

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Paris Blues-Duke Ellington (1961 Soundtrack)

The album is only a bit over a half-hour and to fill it out there are some snippets of dialogue from the movie. The music is great and includes re-recorded versions of “Take The “A” Train” and “Mood Indigo.” Other … Continue reading

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Duke Ellington-Anatomy Of A Murder(Soundtrack) (1959)

The Ellington band was in top form for this soundtrack. Paul Gonsalves, Johnny Hodges, Harry Carney, Russell Procope and Ray Nance have terrific solos and the reach for the stratosphere trumpet of Cat Anderson is an experience. The 1999 release … Continue reading

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Pete Rugolo-Jack The Ripper (1959)

This a great soundtrack that is very hard to find. Jazzman Rugolo put together an atmospheric background to the movie that stands on its own. Suspensful music that creeps up on you.

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