CinematiCA / Ep. #264 / SPECIALE “THEY CALL ME MR. POITIER”

In questo episodio: uno SPECIALE completamente dedicato alla carriera cinematografica di Sidney Poitier (1927-2022): un viaggio che attraversa la storia del cinema e delle colonne sonore di Hollywood attraverso la musica di grandi compositori e musicisti: da Charles Wolcott, Miklos Rozsa, Leonard Rosenman e Max Steiner, a George and Ira Gershwin, André Previn e Laurence Rosenthal; da Duke Ellington, Ernest Gold, Jerry Goldsmith, Quincy Jones e Neal Hefti, a Ron Grainer, Frank DeVol, Gil Mellé, Benny Carter, Don Brooks, Sonny Terry & Brownie McGee; da Bill Harris & Van McCoy, Curtis Mayfield, The Staple Singers e Mavis Staples, fino a John Scott, James Horner ft. Branford Marsalis, Carter Burwell e Fred Katz…

Buon ascolto!

|| STAGIONE 9 || CinematiCA #264 | Tracklist

* Charles Wolcott (comp, arr, cond), MGM Orchestra – Rock around the clock (Freedman-DeKnight) / Love theme (C. Wolcott) – da “Blackboard Jungle” (Il seme della violenza) (1955) di R. Brooks e da (MGM Records – K12028 – US 7” 45RPM 1955)

Miklos Rozsa (comp, arr, orch, cond), Hollywood Studio Orchestra & Singers – Prelude (Main Title) / The Earth (new) / Mount Kenya (M. Rozsa) – da “Something of value” (Qualcosa che vale) (1957) di R. Brooks e da “Miklos Rozsa Treasury” (Film Score Monthly – FSM BOX-04 – US 15xCD 2010)

Leonard Rosenman (comp, arr, orch, cond), orchestra – Main title (L. Rosenman) – da “Edge of city” (Nel fango della periferia) (1957) di M. Ritt e da (MGM Records – E3501 – US LP 1957) e (Film Score Monthly – FSM Vol. 6 N. 14 – US CD 2003)

* Max Steiner (comp, arr, orch, cond), Warner Bros. Scoring Orchestra – Prelude (Main Title) (M. Steiner) – da “Band of angels” (La banda degli angeli) (1958) di R. Walsh e da (RCA Victor – LPM 1557 – US LP 1957)

George Gershwin (comp, arr, orch), Ira Gershwin (lyr), André Previn (arr, cond), orchestra & original cast ft. Robert McFerrin – A woman is a sometime thing (G. & I. Gershwin) – da “Porgy & Bess” (1959) di O. Preminger e da (Columbia Masterworks – OL5410 – US LP 1959) e (Banda Sonora Records – BSGZ112CD – EU 2018)

* Laurence Rosenthal (comp, arr, orch, cond), orchestra – Kitty Kat Club / The phonograph (L. Rosenthal) – da “A raisin’ in the sun” (Un grappolo di sole) (1961) di D. Petrie Jr. e da (Intrada – Special Collection Vol. 148 – US CD 2010)

* Duke Ellington (comp, arr, orch, cond), orchestra ft. Louis Armstrong (tp) – Paris Blues (D. Ellington) – da “Paris Blues” (1961) di M. Ritt e da (United Artists Records – UAL4092 – US LP 1961)

Ernest Gold (comp, arr, orch, cond), orchestra – Main title / I’m off the case (E. Gold) – da “Pressure Point” (La scuola dell’odio) (1962) di H. Cornfield e da (Kritzerland Records – KR20014-3 – US CD 2009)

Jerry Goldsmith (comp, arr, orch, cond), orchestra – Main title (Trad.-J. Goldsmith) – da “Lies of the field” (I gigli del campo) di R. Nelson e da (Epic Records – BN26094 – US LP 1964) e (Pendulum Records – PEG009 A28549 – US CD 1997)

* Jerry Goldsmith (comp, arr, orch, cond), orchestra – Gordon / Gordon’s place (J. Goldsmith) – da “A patch of blue” (Incontro al Central Park) (1965) di G. Green e da (Mainstream Records – 56068 – US LP 1965) e (Intrada – MAF7076 – US CD 1997)

Quincy Jones (comp, arr, orch, cond), orchestra – Preludium / Threadbare (Q. Jones) – da “The slender thread” (La vita corre sul filo) (1965) di S. Pollack e da (Mercury Records – SR61070 – US LP 1965)

Neal Hefti Music (comp, arr, orch, cond), orchestra – Main title (N. Hefti) – da “Duel at Diablo” (Duello a El Diablo) (1966) di R. Nelson e da (United Artists Records – ULP1141 – US LP 1966)

Ron Grainer (comp, arr, cond), Lulu (voc), orchestra – Stealing my love from me (M. London) / Perhaps you… (R. Grainer) – da “To Sir, with love” (La scuola della violenza) (1966) di J. Clavell e da (Fontana Records – SRF 67579 – US LP 1967)

* Quincy Jones (comp, arr, orch, cond), orchestra ft. Roland Kirk (flute), Boomer & Travis (voc) – Peep-Freak Patrol Car (Q. Jones) / Foul Owl (A. & M. Bergman-Q. Jones) – da “In the heat of the night” (La calda notte dell’Ispettore Tibbs) (1967) di N. Jewison e da (United Artists Records – uLP1181 – US LP 1967)

Frank DeVol (comp, arr, orch, cond), orchestra – Main Title (F. DeVol) – da “Guess who’s coming to dinner” (Indovina chi viene a cena) (1967) di S. Kramer e da (Colgems – COS108 – US LP 1967)

* Quincy Jones (comp, arr, orch, cond), orchestra – Main title (Q. Jones) – da “For love of Ivy” (Un uomo per Ivy) (1968) di D. Mann e da (ABC Records – ABCS-0C7 – US LP 1968)

* Quincy Jones (comp, arr, orch), Stanley Wilson (cond), orchestra – Main squeeze (Q. Jones) – da “The Lost Man” (L’Uomo Perduto) (1969) di R. A. Arthur e da (UNI Records – 73060 – US LP 1969)

* Quincy Jones (comp, arr, orch, cond), orchestra – No secrets (Dialogue)/ Call me Mr. Tibbs (reprise) (Q. Jones) – da “They call me Mr. Tibbs” (Omicidio al neon per l’Ispettore Tibbs) (1970) di G. Douglas e da (United Artists Records – UAS5214 – US LP 1970)

Gil Mellé (comp arr, orch, cond), orchestra – Mr. Tibbs / The organization (reprise) (G. Mellé) – da “The Organization” (L’Organizzazione sfida l’Ispettore Tibbs) (1971) di D. Medford e da (Intrada – Special Collection Vol. 144 – US CD 2010)

* Don Brooks, Sonny Terry & Brownie McGee, studio ensemble – Theme music from “Buck & The Preacher” (Benny Carter) – da “Buck & The Preacher” (Non predicare..spara!) (1972) di S. Poitier e da (Columbia Pictures – US 7” 45RPM promo 1972)

* Tom Scott (comp), Bill Harris (voc), VAN McCOY (arr, cond, prod), studio ensemble – Uptown Saturday Night (Part One) (M.Ames-T.Scott) – da “Uptown Saturday Night” 81974) di S. Poitier e da (Warner Bros. Records – WBS8021 – US 7” 45RPM 1974)

Curtis Mayfield (comp), Gil Askey & Rich Tufo (arr), The Staple Singers – New Orleans (C. Mayfield) – da “Let’s do it again” (Ancora e sempre) (1974) di S. Poitier e da (Curtom Records – CU5005 – US LP 1974)

* Curtis Mayfield (comp), Gil Askey & Rich Tufo (arr), Mavis Staples (voc) – Koochie Koochie Koochie (C. Mayfield) – da “A Piece of the action” (1977) di S. Poitier e da (Curtom Records – CU5019 – US LP 1977)

* John Scott (comp, arr, orch, cond), orchestra – End title (J. scott) – da “Shoot to kill” (Sulle tracce dell’assassino) (1988) di R. Spottiswoode e da (JOS Records – JSCD001LR – UK CD 1988)

James Horner (comp, arr, orch, cond), orchestra ft. Branford Marsalis – Sneakers Theme (J. Horner) – da “Sneakers” (I signori della truffa) (1992) di P. Alden Robinson e da (Columbia – CK53146 – US CD 19929

Carter Burwell (comp, arr, cond), Sonny Kompanek (orch), orchestra – End credits (C. Burwell) – da “The Jackal” (1997) di M. Cation Jones e da (Universal Music Promo CD 1997)

* Sidney Poitier (voc), Fred Katz (comp, arr, orch, cond), orchestra – Greeks had words for it (Plato-J.Barnett-F.Katz) – da “Jackie Barnett presents Poitier meets Plato (Music composed and conducted by Fred Katz)” (Warner Bros. Records – WS1561 – US LP 1964)

** In Loving Memory: Sidney Poitier (1927-2022), Marilyn Bergman (1929-2022)**

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