Jazz Soundtrack

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Susan Hayward in "I Want to Live!" (1958)

You can still hear the jazz influence in film scores, but that wasn’t always the case. It all started during one Midcentury moment, when bongos, saxophones and jazz rhythms made film music a lot less “invisible.” (Produced in 2008)


WNYC Production Credits...

Executive Producer: Sara Fishko
Associate Producer: Laura Mayer
Mix Engineer: Wayne Shulmister
Managing Editor, WNYC News: Karen Frillmann