Here's is another batch of film themes from the ‘50s and ‘60s compiled by Saint Etienne member Bob Stanley's label Croydon Municipal. From cool jazz to proto rock 'n' roll, and with vocal contributions from Jane Russell and Fred Astaire, Troxy Music Screen Two blends the rare, the famous, and the truly exotic. Most tracks available for the first time on CD. Grab some popcorn and take your red velvet seat.
The Haden Triplets, daughters of great jazz bassist Charlie Haden, bring their haunting harmonies to songs by their grandfather Carl Haden from the Haden Family country band, along with classics like Wayfaring Stranger and I'll Fly Away.
The Indonesian piano prodigy, Joey Alexander, is now 16 and demonstrates his growing maturity into a major jazz artist on his new CD, which is mostly a trio outing with longtime Brad Mehldau bassist Larry Grenadier and drummer Kendrick Scott, plus guest appearances by Anne Drummond on flute and percussionist Luisito Quintero.