[JPL] jazz versions of John Barry themes

Mike Stratton dreamtrane at gmail.com
Mon Jan 31 22:08:21 EST 2011


Somebody did a nice version of You Only Live Twice last year. Could it have
been Thomas Marriott?

Mike

On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 9:44 PM, David Johnson <djohnso2001 at yahoo.com>wrote:

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> Bob, there's also an interesting 1966 album called The James Bond Songbook,
> performed by a West Coast group led by Jimmy Bond.  Playing on the bassist's
> name, the group was billed as "the James Bond Sextet."  Worth checking out:
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> http://www.amazon.com/BGP-Sound-Library-Presents-Songbook/dp/B000HOJNFM/
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> Only catch is that just two of the themes on this album were actually
> written or co-written by John Barry ("Thunderball" and "Goldfinger"); many
> of the movies had yet to be made at that point, and the majority of the
> tracks were composed by Bond and Warren Baker.
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> David Brent Johnson
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> --- On Mon, 1/31/11, McWilliams, Robert C <radiobob at ku.edu> wrote:
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> From: McWilliams, Robert C <radiobob at ku.edu>
> Subject: [JPL] jazz versions of John Barry themes
> To: "jazzproglist at jazzweek.com" <jazzproglist at jazzweek.com>
> Date: Monday, January 31, 2011, 5:19 PM
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> My brain is not working tonight.. thought I knew some CDs with jazz
> versions of likes of Body Heat, Midnight Cowboy, and some of the Bond stuff
> (well, I do at home but can't get home due to the weather). Can my fellow
> experts offer some suggestions for use tonight or tomorrow night?
>
> Thanks
> Bob McWilliams
> Kansas Public Radio
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