Blue Note BSIN02430675

Various Artists - Billy Strayhorn: Lush Live (Soundtrack)

Companion soundtrack to Billy Strayhorn: Lush Life, a 90-minute documentary film about the pioneering African-American composer, arranger and pianist. The film presents Strayhorn's fascinating life as it has never been told before, showcasing his talent and passions, as well as taking a hard look at his complex relationship with Duke Ellington and illuminating the issues that prevented Strayhorn from receiving the full recognition he deserved.
Billy Strayhorn: Lush Life, the soundtrack, features 15 Strayhorn compositions performed by several of today’s jazz stars including Blue Note artists Bill Charlap, Joe Lovano, and Dianne Reeves, as well as piano legend Hank Jones and special guest Elvis Costello. These vibrant new performances are also captured visually and featured throughout the film.

1. Fantastic rhythm
2. Rain check
3. Lush life
4. Satin doll
5. Something to live for
6. Johnny come lately
7. Day dream
8. Tonk
9. Chelsea bridge
10. My little brown book
11. Valse
12. My flame burns blue (Blood count)
13. The flower die of love
14. Lotus blossom
15. So this is love
Price: 19,50 EUR