Film Noir
Film Noir

Film Noir (Jazz on Film Vol.1) box set digital download & exclusive 50-pg e-booklet


Plus EXCLUSIVE 52 page e-booklet ONLY available to download HERE

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Product Description

This is a high Quality MP3 Digital Download of complete 5-CD Box Set.

A set of 7 of the most exciting movie scores from the Hollywood Film Noir era.

  • A Streetcar Named Desire (Alex North)
  • Private Hell 36 (Leith Stevens)
  • The Man with the Golden Arm (Elmer Bernstein)
  • Sweet Smell of Success(Elmer Bernstein/Chico Hamilton)
  • Touch of Evil (Henry Mancini)
  • Anatomy of A Murder (Duke Ellington)
  • Odds Against Tomorrow (John Lewis)

Includes a 52-page colour booklet in electronic format with in-depth sleeve notes by ‘Jazz On Film’ writer Selwyn Harris and a foreword by the internationally renowned jazz trumpeter-arranger Guy Barker.

media quotes

“It not only ticks the jazz box but will also appeal to film enthusiasts and soundtrack experts. An unmissable item with the best remastering you can get.” – BBC Music Magazine jazz CD reissue of the month! *****


“Seven shadowy movie soundtracks with excellent annotation” – Mojo Magazine Jazz CD reissue of the Month! *****


“A stylish 5-disc compilation” – Jack Massarik (Evening Standard) Jazz CD of the week ****


“The notes, by compiler Selwyn Harris, are a model of clarity and insight. Should make any jazz-fan film-buffs Christmas” – Dave Gelly (The Observer on Sunday) Jazz CD of the week


“…the remastered sound is bright and clear” – John Bungey (The Times)


“Issued in the 1950s on many different labels, [these soundtracks are] now available to be gathered together in this informative package.” – Brian Priestley, Jazzwise Magazine ***


Choc de Classica Jazz Award June 2012 – (Classica France Magazine)


“Henry Mancini’s cracking soundtrack for Orson Welles Touch of Evil…Together with Chico Hamilton’s terrific music for Sweet Smell of Success, it’s the big surprise treat of this labour-of-love 5-CD box set” – Phil Johnson (Independent on Sunday)


“Smartly designed with well-researched notes, it’s a treat for Jazz fans and movie buffs alike” – Robert Shore (London Metro) Jazz CD of the week ****


“A handsome 5-CD box set…” – Alison Kerr (Scotland on Sunday) Jazz CD of the week ****


“Inexpensive and very pleasantly produced…the carefully art directed 52-page booklet, nicely reflecting the noirish themes, poster art and sounds of the period in focus” – Jonny Trunk (Record Collector Magazine)****


“Lavish…sublime sounds” – Bob Sinfield (Jazz FM)


“…for the price of two regular CDs you have the ideal Christmas gift for the jazz lover in your life” – Peter Bacon (Birmingham Post) Jazz CD of the week


“A fantastic, rather lovely CD box set. A brilliantly packaged box set of great soundtracks and great films.”” – Robert Elms (BBC Radio London)


“Beautifully packaged. This collection is an incredible work of film scoring. This fascinating insight will enthrall you! A must have, go buy!” – Emrys Baird (Blues and Soul Magazine)