Jazz on Film Records is excited to announce the release in October 2013 of Volume 3 in the Jazz on Film series titled French New Wave, a stunning new 5-CD box set of 7 high quality remastered, original jazz soundtracks.
Available to purchase on this website at the beginning of September 2013
Gathered together for the first time are 7 of the most essential ‘Jazz on Film’ recordings made in the French New Wave and Noir era between 1957 and 1962 (see list below), complied and annotated by writer Selwyn Harris (based on his regular ‘Jazz on Film’ feature in Jazzwise Magazine), producer of the 5-CD Jazz on Film… (Volumes I and 2) Film Noir and Beat, Square & Cool (“These collections are unprecedented in presentation and sound quality.”) The Observer, 2012 *****
- No Sun in Venice (The Modern Jazz Quartet)
- Lift to the Scaffold (Miles Davis)
- Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers)
- Des Femmes Disparaissent (Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers)
- Breathless (Martial Solal)
- Un Temoin Dans La Ville (Barney Wilen)
- Eva (Michel Legrand)
PLUS Best-ever quality professional remastering by a specialist in the jazz field.
A 60-page deluxe colour booklet of in-depth essays on each film written by Jazzwize Magazine Jazz on Film column writer Selwyn Harris with editorial consultancy by the esteemed author, critic and broadcaster Brian Priestley.