Jazz on Film - The New Wave
A luxury clam shell box with 6CDs in Card Wallets and an extensive 72 page perfect bound booklet. A truly stunning, 6 CD collection of some of the greatest and most influential New Wave Jazz Scores - as well as some rarer and lesser know soundtrack.
Jazz soundtracks became just as important to the success of the New Wave cinema in the 50's & 60's and inspired film makers all across Europe. Many of these films feature soundtracks with a wide spectrum of contemporary jazz material which complimented the radical, daring and avant-garde techniques used by these groundbreaking directors.
So here together for the first time, on 6 CDs, are 11 re-mastered film scores including the classic Roman Polanski, Polish New Wave film ‘Knife in the Water’, scored by Krzystof Komeda, plus tracks from ‘La Bride Sur Le Cou’ and the title theme from ‘Bob Le Flambeur’ in an exclusively designed, deluxe box set put together by label producer Jason Lee Lazell.
All original scores have been enhanced by high quality, professional jazz specialists... and surpass any previous CD release for these scores. It also includes exclusive sleeve notes by Richard Neupert author of “A History of The French New Wave Cinema’
Released on the Moochin’ About label, The New Wave is the 3rd release dedicated to classic film soundtracks and follows the success of the critically acclaimed Jazz On Film...Film Noir and Beats, Square & Cool...