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Album Review: Jean-Michel Bernard Plays Lalo Schifrin

Viewers of American film and television in the late ’60s and early 1970s were weaned on a steady diet of jazz, though they might not have noticed it happening. Especially in the action and crime drama genres, jazz (or jazz-flavored) music was often a foundation of the programs’ soundtrack. And no composer’s work more exemplifies

Album Review: Lalo Schifrin — ‘Bullitt’ Soundtrack

Here’s a look at another Record Store Day release, available on limited-edition 200-gram vinyl. If, like me, you grew up in the late 60s and early 70s, this music will feel warmly familiar. This is true even if you’ve never heard it before, or if you have but didn’t know it. Schifrin was a veteran