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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Sweet Smell Of Success - Chico Hamilton

Goodbye Baby
Sweet Smell Of Success
The Chico Hamilton Quintet
Plays Jazz Themes Recorded for the sound track of The Norma-Curtleigh Production Picture Presented By Hecht, Hill and Lancaster
Decca DL 8614

From the back cover: "Goodbye Baby," on Side One, is the dominant theme in the film and is repeated in the Elmer Bernstein orchestral amendment to the soundtrack (Sweet Smell Of Success DL 8610). The Quintet version features Horn on the alto playing a warm, moody chorus.

Incidentally, in addition to furnishing music for the soundtrack, the Quintet and leader Hamilton are seen in the movie for several sequences.

Side One – Composed by Fred Katz-Chico Hamilton
Goodbye Baby
Cheek to Chico
Susan (The Sage)
Sidney's Theme
Night Beat

Side Two – All Composed by Fred Katz-Chico Hamilton
Concerto Of Jazz Themes From The Sound Track Of "Sweet Smell Of Success"

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