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Miles Davis : Ascenseur Pour L’Échafaud

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Jazz and film noir are perfect bedfellows, as evidenced by the soundtrack of Louis Malles Ascenseur Pour L’Echafaud (Lift to the Scaffold). This dark and seductive tale is wonderfully accentuated by the late-50s cool or bop music of Miles Davis, played with French jazzmen bassist Pierre Michelot, pianist René Urtreger, and tenor saxophonist Barney Wilen and American expatriate drummer Kenny… Read more »