Sam and Martin are joined by Phoebe Judge and Lauren Spohrer of the podcast Criminal to discuss the challenges associated with improvisational Jazz music, the James Bond franchise and dream sequences, as they relate to the work of George Gershwin and this brassy instrumental track from Rain Dogs. Thanks to WUNC for their help in this episode.
Music extracts used for illustrative/review purposes include:
Midtown, Rain Dogs, Tom Waits (1985)
Rhapsody In Blue, George Gershwin/dir. Michael Tilson Thomas (1985)
Rhapsody In Blue, George Gershwin/dir. Leonard Bernstein (1959)
Rhapsody In Blue, George Gershwin original recording (1924)
Rhapsody In Blue, George Gershwin from Fantasia 2000 (2000)
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