Jazz Goes to the Movies

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Jazz Goes to the Movies
Studio album by Manny Albam
Released 1962
Recorded January 12 & 25 and February 12, 1962
Genre Jazz
Length 35:27
Label Impulse!
Manny Albam chronology
I Had the Craziest Dream
(1961)
Jazz Goes to the Movies
(1962)
Brass on Fire
(1966)

Jazz Goes to the Movies is an album by American jazz arranger and conductor Manny Albam recorded in 1962 for the Impulse! label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Ken Dryden awarded the album 4 stars stating "fans of old movie music arranged by a talent like Albam are advised to keep an eye out for it".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Exodus" (Ernest Gold) – 5:10
  2. "High Noon (Do Not Forsake Me)" (Dimitri Tiomkin, Ned Washington) – 2:44
  3. "Paris Blues" (Duke Ellington) – 2:42
  4. "La Dolce Vita" (Nino Rota) – 2:40
  5. "Majority of One" (Max Steiner) – 2:05
  6. "Green Leaves of Summer" (Tiomkin, Paul Francis Webster) – 5:56
  7. "Guns of Navarone" (Tiomkin) – 3:26
  8. "El Cid" (Miklós Rózsa) – 2:25
  9. "Slowly" (Kermit Goell, David Raksin) – 4:53
  • Recorded in New York City on January 12, 1962 (track 8), January 26, 1962 (tracks 1, 3, 5 & 6) and February 12, 1962 (tracks 2, 4, 7 & 9)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Impulse! Records discography accessed March 17, 2011
  2. ^ a b Dryden, K. Allmusic Review accessed March 17, 2011