And here is your theme music…

Yesterday I was talking to a friend and I began to lament the fact that Jazz, Soul, RnB, and the Blues are so rarely used when the choice comes to scoring films. And a search that lead someone to me blog was about Jazz and Swing music, so I’m going to present a list of my favorite films that use all types of Jazz as their score in lieu of classical music. I will stay away from documentaries however, that will be for another entry.

  1. The Man with the Golden Arm
  2. Anatomy of a Murder
  3. Elevator to the Gallows
  4. Sweet Smell of Success
  5. Shadows
  6. The Cool World
  7. The Triplets of Belleville
  8. Paris Blues
  9. Symbiopsychotaxiplasm
  10. Young Man with a Horn

About panamaenrique

Afro-Latino film lover in NYC. I love blues, jazz, soul, funk, and everything else under the sun. Any questions, comments, or concerns about anything I say, feel free to hit me up. My contact info is there and I'll be sure to give you a lengthy response about what I said and why I said it.
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