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Title: Jazz in British new wave cinema - An interview with Sir John Dankworth
Authors: Griffith, FL
Keywords: Jazz film scores;1960s British film
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Citation: Journal of British Cinema and Television 3(2), Nov 2006
Abstract: Sir John Dankworth, the eminent English composer, conductor, bandleader and jazz musician has written in many genres, including composing over 20 film scores. Of these, Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960), The Criminal (1960), The Servant (1963) and Darling (1965) in particular, played a major role in bringing about a new sound in British film during the 1960s. This interview explores Sir John Dankworth's contribution to this innovative Film genre through his jazz-influenced musical scores.
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Dept of Arts and Humanities Research Papers

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