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Screen Action Jazz

Commentary and breaking news regarding the golden age of jazz soundtracks that supplied a swing backdrop for the suspenseful adventures of secret agents, private detectives, cops, spies and heist-minded criminals.

  • By Derrick Bang
  • Based in United States of America
  • Roughly seven posts per year
  • First post on

Posts per year

Data for this chart is available in the table below
Posts per year
Year starting Posts
2020 4
2021 17
2022 4
2023 7
2024 1

Any gaps could be due to errors when fetching the blog’s feed.

Most recent posts

Soundtrack updates
Thanks to the ongoing efforts of labels that specialize in soundtracks — and the fans who purchase their products, thereby maintaining the pipeline — quite a few scores have received enhanced treatment since my two …
On , by Derrick Bang, 1,084 words
Recent discovery: Blue Ice
Michael Caine was born to star in spy thrillers, which became obvious during his career-making portrayal of Len Deighton’s Harry Palmer, in The Ipcress File. (Deighton’s protagonist actually remains unnamed in his 1962 novel and …
On , by Derrick Bang, 1,131 words
Recent discovery: Face the Music
I’m willing to bet that no other film has turned a jazz trumpet player into an amateur sleuth.During the decade before the innovatively gruesome Curse of Frankenstein (1957) and Dracula (1958) prompted Britain’s Hammer Films …
On , by Derrick Bang, 984 words