Jazz Score


From Miles Davis’s sensuous music for Louis Malle’s Elevator to the Scaffold to Alex North’s groundbreaking score for Elia Kazan’s A Streetcar Named Desire, MOMA’s newest series, Jazz
, celebrates some of the best jazz composed for the cinema from the 1950s to the present. Featuring a fascinating retrospective on the most influential films, a gallery installation, live concerts, and a panel discussion, the whole shebang kicks off tonight with director Arthur Penn introducing his 1965 classic Mickey One, which boasts tenor saxonophonist Stan Getz and Eddie Sauter’s brilliant collaboration

Thu., April 17, 2008