1 - HOPKINS, KENNY
- THE HUSTLER - (LP)
The Hustler was the first truly iconic film of Paul Newmans career. It was nominated for nine academy awards: best picture, actor, actress, director, screenplay, cinematography, art direction and two for best supporting actor. The beautiful Jazz score finally re-released on vinyl, is by the composer Kenyon Hopkins (Baby Doll, 12 Angry Men, The Fugitive Kind).A great and much underrated composer of jazz-inflected film scores and musical portraits. Hopkins worked in television beginning in the mid-1950s and branched out into film scoring soon after.Hopkins was particularly adept at using jazz themes, rhythms, and orchestrations in his scores, often paralleling the down-and-out subjects and settings on screen with what Basic Hip has called, "smoky,gritty, rotten-to-the-core jazz."
TRACKLISTING: 01. Main Title (stop & Go) 02. Minnesota Fats 03. The Loser 04. Sarahs Theme 05. 4 Flights Up 06. Fast Buck 07. Small Time Charlie 08. Berts Theme 09. Contract With Depravity 10. All Thumbs 11. Dining Out 12. Derby Time 13. Lipstick On A Mirror 14. The Winner 15. End Title
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Disc Quantity: 1
Release date: 17-11-2014
Item # : 470772
Availability: 2/3 WEEKS, NOT IN STOCK