May-18th-2006, 01:13 PM
Bullitt - starring Steve McQueen
Hi only my second post here but I have this question that i've been trying to find the answer to for so long, it's nothing to do with Lalo's amazing score which i love but to do with a group featured in a restaurant scene,
it's a quartet, they play for no more than 1.5 minutes. the group consits of two white guys on guitar and drums, a black guy on bass and a white female on flute (this may help narrow things down )
could anyone help me out with a group name or something... anything!?!?
and if not then maybe theres a group out there like this? it definatley looks like theyre playing what im hearing so i assume they must exists somewhere somehow
i can post an mp3 i recorded with a mic from the tv speaker if that helps.
May-18th-2006, 02:35 PM
An imbecile pure & simple
According to IMDB, looks like there is a Mike Deasy ("The Wrecking Crew") connection here.
May-19th-2006, 07:06 AM
Yeah, I think he played guitar on Lalo's score which I also find mind blowingly good.
I have a feeling I may never find out.
Will post an mp3 up when i get a chance, even something similar would be really good.
May-19th-2006, 08:25 AM
I'm the face.
Makes me want to see the movie again, anyway.
Now if you ask me an easy one like who was the band playing in Blow Up, then I could help you.
May-19th-2006, 08:26 AM
Regarding soundtracks of that era, is it just me or does the session that produced The French Connection sound track sound massively under rehearsed?
May-19th-2006, 08:36 AM
I don't know if it's under rehearsed, but I think it's one of the most effective scores around. The sparse use of music during the film adds a gritty 'real life' feel to the film.
Originally Posted by A. Kingstone
One of my favorite scenes was when Popeye and his partner are standing outside the French restaurant where the drug dealer (Fernando Rey) and his henchman are eating....just street sounds and clips of the cops trying to keep warm and eating slices and bad coffee while the bad guys enjoy a many coursed continental meal.
Then when the bad guys emerge the chase is on and the music (written by Don Ellis) starts with several double basses playing the opening riff to the main theme out of time...slowing building up until the theme's in full force during the ensuing chase....excellent!
I think that, had he lived, Ellis might have gone on to be a very successful film composer...but we'll never know....
May-19th-2006, 10:26 AM
Excellent description. I can see Doyle in his hard shoes with collar up looking miserable.
As to the soundtrack I just found myself thinking when hearing dense harmonies 'it's not supposed to sound like that is it?'
Isn't Don Ellis the guy who someone said "the only tune he plays in 4/4 is Take Five"?
Last edited by A. Kingstone; May-19th-2006 at 10:43 AM.
May-19th-2006, 11:21 AM
Yeah, but the question is, does he pick his feet in Poughkeepsie?.......
Last edited by Jimmy Cantiello; May-19th-2006 at 11:24 AM.
May-19th-2006, 01:05 PM
someone suggested Bud Shank, Ray Brown, Howard Roberts, and Larry Bunker could be the lineup... ring any bells for anyone?
May-19th-2006, 01:10 PM
Hollywood, California: December 6, 1968
prob. inc. Bud Brisbois (tp); Milt Bernhart (tb); Plas Johnson (ts); Bud Shank (f); Mike Melvoin (p,org); Howard Roberts (g); Ray Brown (b); Carol Kaye, Bill Plummer (el-b); Larry Bunker (d) plus unknown strings; Lalo Schifrin Dick Hazard, George Del Barrio (arr).
a. (L16891) Bullitt (Lalo Schifrin) - 2:05
b. Room "26" (Lalo Schifrin) - 2:20
c. The Aftermath of Love (Lalo Schifrin) - 2:45
d. On the Way to San Mateo (Lalo Schifrin) - 2:30
e. A Song for Cathy (Lalo Schifrin) - 2:10
f. Shifting Gears (Lalo Schifrin) - 3:14
g. Cantata for Combo (Lalo Schifrin) - 3:00
h. Bullitt (End Title) (Lalo Schifrin) - 2:40
Hollywood, California: December 7, 1968
John Audino, Bud Brisbois, Tony Terran (tp, flhrn); Milt Bernhart, Dick Noel, Lloyd Ulyate, Lew McCreary (tb); Bud Shank, Ronnie Lang, Gene Cipriano, Bill Perkins, Jack Nimitz (reeds); Mike Melvoin (p, org); Howard Roberts, Bob Bain (g); Ray Brown (b); Max Bennett (el-b); Larry Bunker (d); Robert Helfer (orchestra mgr); Lalo Schifrin Dick Hazard, George Del Barrio (arr).
i. (L16895) The First Snowfall (Sonny Burke) - 3:00
j. (L16896) Ice Pick Mike (Lalo Schifrin) - 3:00
k. (L16897) Music to Interrogate By (Lalo Schifrin) - 2:47
l. (L16898) Hotel Daniels (Lalo Schifrin) - 2:50
Note: (1) The titles heard here are alternate versions of those heard in the film (re-recorded at the film producers' insistence for a more "pop" oriented soundtrack). Source of musicians listed: David Meeker, "Jazz in the Movies" (Plas Johnson identified by Schifrin, Bill Plummer identified by himself). (2) The jazz combo that performs Schifrin's "A Song For Kathy" in the film is said by singer Susanna Van Tassel to be her father's Bay area combo. The film's star, Steve McQueen, saw the group perform once and asked them to appear in the film. The group's music, however, is written by Lalo Schifrin and performed by the studio musicians listed above. (3) "A version of the "Bullitt" theme with lyrics titled "The Great Divide" was written by Schifrin with Norman Gimbel and performed by Joanie Sommers (Warner Bros. (Jap) BR-2185 ).
Issues: a-l on Warner Bros.WS1777, Warner Bros. (Jap) P-10861W, WEA (Jap) WPCR 783 [CD], CD Club (Jap) SCC1015 [CD], Warner Bros (Ger) 9362 48085, WEA (E) 9362 45008-2 [CD], Warner Music France (Fr) 9362-48085-2 [CD].
Singles: a also on Warner Bros. 7263 . a & j also on Warner Bros. (Fr) WV 5117 .
Samplers: a also on Warner Bros. (E) WB 56 089 titled SOUNDTRACK!, Warner ESP (E)WESP002CDDJ [CD] titled LALO SCHIFRIN: BULLITT - INCLUDING REMIXES BY THE BLACK DOG and Hip-o HIPD40121 [CD] titled MISSION ACCOMPLISHED TOO, UK Dance (E) TTVCD-3037 [CD] titled THE CHILLOUT ALBUM: THE ESSENTIAL LATE NIGHT MIX, Telstar (E) TTVCD-3038 [CD] titled ESSENTIAL SOUNDTRACKS, Telstar (E) TTVCD-3086 [CD] titled SWITCHED ON: THE COOL SOUND OF TV ADVERTISING, Telstar (E) TTVCD-3306 [CD] titled THE ULTIMATE GANGSTER MOVIE SOUNDTRACK, Sony Music TV (E) STVCD107 [CD] titled SHAKEN NOT STIRRED, WEA (Fr) 0927407442 [CD] titled AGENTS SECRETS, Esp (E) MIDCD041 [CD] titled ULTIMATE LATIN JAZZ: THE DEFINITIVE LATINO EXPERIENCE, Global TV (E) RADCD93 titled CLUB CULTURE EXPOSED!!, Virgin TV (E) VTDCDX306 [CD] titled THE BEST TV ADS...EVER!, Virgin (E) VTDCD38 [CD] titled FILM 2000 WITH JONATHON ROSS and Warner Bros. (E) WSMLP1651 titled SUPERBAD VOLUME ONE. a & d also on Motor (Ger) 535495-2 [CD] titled MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE…AND MORE! and Virgin (E) 7243 8 448 44896 25 [CD] titled THIS IS CULT FICTION ROYALE. a, d & e also on Warner Bros. K26120 titled GREAT WARNER BROS. ACTION MOVIES (1979). c also on BMG (Ger) 82876581522 [CD], BMG (Jap) BVCZ-31014/5 [CD] titled HOTEL BYBLOS SAINT-TROPEZ SINCE 1967 VOLUME 2. f also on WEA (E) 0927-48790-2 [CD] titled MASTER TAPES 01. j also on Motor (Ger) 553 499-2 [CD] titled THE MAD, MAD WORLD OF SOUNDTRACKS. l also on Warner Bros. K26122 titled GREAT WARNER BROS. LOVE THEMES (1979).
Producer: Jimmy Hilliard
Engineer: Lee Herschberg
Notes: Quotes from Cue Magazine, The New York Times, Daily News, Post, WNEW-TV and Saturday Review (Warner Bros.WS1777). Nicolas Saada (Warner Music France (Fr) 9362-48085-2 [CD]).
Covers: "Theme from 'Bullitt'" also performed by Wilton Felder (World Pacific ST-20152), Fred Karlin (Varese VSD5723 [CD], VSD5639 [CD]) and Louis Jordan (Pzazz 023 ). "Bullitt (Film Version)" (not the version listed above) appears on Project 3 (E) PMLP (PMCD) 79549, a various-artists compilation titled FLY FILMS AND GROOVY MOVIES. "The Aftermath of Love" and "Room 26" also performed by Soulstance (Schema (it) SCEP 323). "Bullitt" and "Room 26" also performed by Sam Paglia (CINEDELIC (It) CNCD 0031 [CD]). 'Bullitt" and "The Aftermath Of love" also performed by The Dave Shaw Ten on CANADA (Radio Canada International RCI-381). "The Great Divide (Based on the Theme from the Warner Bros.-Seven Arts Film "Bullitt")" performed by Joanie Sommers (Warner Bros. (Jap) BR-2185 )."Suite From Bullitt" (includes "Bullitt Main Title (Movie Version)," "Shifting Gears" and "Bullitt (End Title)") also performed by The National Youth Jazz Orchestra (Silva Screen (E) FILMCD371 [CD]).
Samples: "Bullitt" sampled by the Black Dog (in three remixes) on Warner ESP (E)WESP002CDDJ [CD] titled LALO SCHIFRIN: BULLITT - INCLUDING REMIXES BY THE BLACK DOG. "Ice Pick Mike" sampled by Decoder for "Dissected" on Hard Leaders HLCD06 [CD] titled DISSECTION (thanks to Stephan Hacker).