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See also Best 25 Motion Pictures Jazz Score Latest Additions: Two Charles Mingus Films: Mingus (1968) Charles Mingus: Triumph of the Underdog (1998) Three Sun Ra Films: Cry of Jazz (1959) The Magic Sun (1966) Space Is the Place (1974) Hi De Ho (1937) Big Ben: Ben Webster in Europe (1966) INCLUDING PERFORMANCES BY J A Z Z MUSICIANS: Paradise in Harlem (1939) With: Lucky Millinder and his Orchestra (including Freddy Webster, trumpet; George Stevenson, trombone; Shadow Wilson, drs), with Mamie Smith, vocal, as Madame Mamie; Frankie Wilson as Lem Anderson, Edna Mae Harris as Doll Davis, Francine-Everett, The Juanita Hall Singers, The… Read more

See also Best 25 Motion Pictures Jazz Score

Latest Additions:
Two Charles Mingus Films:
Mingus (1968)
Charles Mingus: Triumph of the Underdog (1998)
Three Sun Ra Films:
Cry of Jazz (1959)
The Magic Sun (1966)
Space Is the Place (1974)
Hi De Ho (1937)
Big Ben: Ben Webster in Europe (1966)

INCLUDING PERFORMANCES BY J A Z Z MUSICIANS:

Paradise in Harlem (1939)
With: Lucky Millinder and his Orchestra (including Freddy Webster, trumpet; George Stevenson, trombone; Shadow Wilson, drs), with Mamie Smith, vocal, as Madame Mamie; Frankie Wilson as Lem Anderson, Edna Mae Harris as Doll Davis, Francine-Everett, The Juanita Hall Singers, The Alphabetical Four.

Birth of the Blues (1941)

New Orleans (1947)

Make Believe Ballroom (1949)
Ship Ahoy (1942)

DuBarry Was a Lady (1943)

STARRING A JAZZMAN:
Ballad in Blue (1966)

SLIGHTLY JAZZY:
The Eddy Duchin Story (1956)
The Jolson Story (1946)
Piaf (1974)

JAZZY IN MOOD OR PLOT:
Sweet Love, Bitter (1967)
Sven Klang’s Combo (1976)

WITH A JAZZ SCORE:
Blow-Up
In Cold Blood
Last Tango in Paris
Repulsion
Naked Lunch

J A Z Z DOCUMENTARY:

Mingus (1968)
Charles Mingus: Triumph of the Underdog (1998)
Chico Hamilton; Dancing To A Different Drummer Blue Note; A History Of Modern Jazz Jazz Seen : The Life And Times Of William Claxton Always For Pleasure A Well Spent Life Dizzy Gillespie Dizzy Gillespie; Jazz In America Sworn To The Drum Trumpet Kings Piano Legends Reed Royalty Joe Williams; Portrait In Song The Miles Davis Story Keith Jarrett; The Art Of Improvisation Jazz In Exile Blues Like Showers Of Rain Jazz Is Our Religion Born To Swing To The Count Of Basie Billie Holiday: The Long Night Of Lady Day Prez; A Jazz Opera The Real Cotton Club The History Of Boogie Woogie Swing Under The Swastika Fiddlers Three Ben Webster The Brute And The Beautiful Adelaide Hall Sophisticated Lady Django Legacy Joe Albany: A Jazz Life Art Pepper; Notes From A Jazz Survivor The Mills Brothers Story Dexter Gordon : More Than You Know Charles Mingus: Triumph Of The Underdog Over The Rainbow: Harold Arlen Louis Prima; The Wildest Horace Parlon On Horace Parlon The Legend Of Teddy Edwards Sweethearts Of Rythm Ruby And Tiny; Hell Divin’ Women Maxine Sullivan; Love To Be In Love Jim Hall: A Life In Progress Keeping Time : Milt Hinton Tony Bennet: The Music Never Ends Thelonious Monk; American Composer Sarah Vaughan; The Devine One (1991) The Many Faces Of Billie Holiday Straight, No Chaser Something To Live For: Ella Fitzgerald Satchmo the Great (1957) New Orleans: Til The Butcher Cuts Him Down All-Star Swing Festival (1972) Celebrating Bird: the Triumph of Charlie (1987) Art Blakey: The Jazz Messenger (1989) The Ladies Sing the Blues (1989) Listen Up!: The lives of Quincy Jones (1991) Bransford Marsalis: The Music Tells You (1992) Hallo Satchmo (Jan Spata, 1965)

SHORT AND AVANT-GARDE JAZZ FILMS:
The Magic Sun (1966)

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