JAZZ GOES TO HOLLYWOOD features the musical compositions of legendary pianist/conductor/composer Lalo Schifrin, and all 14 selections are given a contemporary jazz setting via way of Big Band sound! These are major songs from major movies, including "Down Here On The Ground" from the movie "Cool Hand Luke;" "The Face Of Love" from the movie "The Osterman Weekend" which starred Rutger Hauer; "That Night" from the movie "The Fox;" "Mission: Impossible" from the popular 1960s television series; "Bullitt" from the movie "Bullitt;" among others.
A great nostalgic journey down jazz lane with these golden melodies, and a fine collection of composer Lalo Schifrin at his best, with memorable performances by every musician present! The solo work on this CD is outstanding!
If you like the music of composer Lalo Schifrin, this is one you will definitely want in your home CD collection. Excellent performances! This is big band music at its very best as it presents these contemporary jazz classics for the jazz listeners!