Tag Archives: jazz

What TWIN PEAKS means to me.

As a young teenager who was already movie obsessed but just beginning to think seriously about making them, two separate events occurred that changed everything for me. The first was seeing True Stories. The second was Twin Peaks. I happened … Continue reading

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3 things about Kasper Collin’s I CALLED HIM MORGAN

I Called Him Morgan [2016] 1. Most audacious creative choice: not featuring “The Sidewinder,” Morgan’s most famous tune, on the soundtrack! 2. The world’s dustiest cassette player. 3. An encounter with Miles Davis. “And who are you supposed to be?”

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3 things about Bruce Weber’s LET’S GET LOST

Let’s Get Lost [1988] 1. The quartet was together for 11 months. 2. Behind him, a giant picture of Jean-Paul Belmondo. 3. “What’s your favorite high, Chet?” “The kind that scares other people to death.” Speedball.

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Wait. You’ve already recorded the soundtrack?

Might I suggest you click play before reading this entry? Fellow filmmakers as well as some friends of mine have been surprised when they hear that I’ve already recorded the music for the soundtrack of my next film. After all, … Continue reading

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Behind the sounds of ROY’S WORLD.

Over the weekend I had the immense pleasure of working with a brilliant ensemble of musicians to lay down the score for Roy’s World. This is the first time I’ve ever been able to collaborate in this way: working with … Continue reading

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Run through.

A few shots from last night’s rehearsal. We head into the studio today!

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3 things about Charlotte Zwerin’s THELONIOUS MONK: STRAIGHT NO CHASER

Thelonious Monk: Straight No Chaser [1988] 1. Turning around and around at the airport. 2. He admires the new pair of pants. “Those are some bad motherfuckers.” 3. Playing around with his handkerchief while he’s playing.

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