Pete Kelly's Blues
Arranged by: Matty Matlock. Musicians: Teddy Buckner (cornet), Moe Schneider (tr), Matty Matlock (clarinet), Eddie Miller (ts), Ray Sherman (p), George Van Eps (g), Jud de Naut (b), Nick Fatool (d).
Ella Fitzgerald (vocal, also appears as Maggie Jackson), Don Abney (p), Joe Mondragon (b), Larry Bunker (d).
Peggy Lee as Rose Hopkins.
Ella and her trio (as above) perform Hard Hearted Hannah (The Vamp of Savannah)
Musicians: Charlie Parker (as) [original rec. Alto track only], Lennie Niehaus (as) [filled in a few bars here and there], Pete Jolly (p) [solos], Tommy Tedesco (g), Charlie Shoemake (vib) .trumpets: Jon Faddis, Red Rodney
alto saxes: James Rivers, Charles McPherson
pianists: Monty Alexander, Barry Harris, Mike Lang, Walter Davis, Jr.
bassists: Ray Brown, Chuck Berghofer, Chuck Domanico, Ron Carter
drummer: John Guerin
According to David Meeker "this movie contains some of the most complex and successful music tracks ever created for the director rightly insisted that original Charlie Parker solos must be used. Lennie Niehaus and his team, particularly recording engineer Bobby Fernandez, therefore cleaned up the original records electronically, isolated Bird's solos and re-recorded them with new backing groups."
Lover Man sequence from the film
Musicians: Keith Christie (tr), Sonny Rollins, Ronnie Scott, Tubby Hayes (ts), Stan Tracey (p), Dave Goldberg (g), Johnny Hawksworth (b), Phil Seamen (d).
Listen to the Alfie's theme
Odds Against Tomorrow
Musicians: John Lewis/Bill Evans (p), Jim Hall (g), Milt Jackson (vib), Percy Heath (b), Connie Kay (d) + orchestra which included Joe Wilder, fluegel horn.
Listen to main theme (Odds Against Tomorrow)
Ascenseur pour l'échafaud1957
Musicians: Miles Davis (t), Barney Wilen (ts), René Urtreger (p), Pierre Michelot (b), Kenny Clarke (d) .
Listen to Nuit sur les Champs-Élysées [Take 2]