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Music from Peter Gunn [Original Soundtrack/Henry Mancini]

  • 0. DISC 1:
    1. [Untitled]
    2. Peter Gunn
    3. Sorta Blue
    4. Brothers Go To Mother's
    5. Dreamsville
    6. Session at Pete's Pad
    7. Fallout!
    8. Floater
    9. Slow and Easy
    10. Profound Gass
    11. Brief and Breezy
    12. Not From Dixie
    13. Walkin' Bass
    14. Timothy
    15. Joanna
    16. My Manne Shelly
    17. Goofin' at the Coffee House
    18. Odd Ball
    19. Blue Steel
    20. Little Man Theme
    21. Spook!
    22. Quiet Gass
    23. Lightly
    0. DISC 2:
    1. Blues for Mother's
    2. Spook!
    3. Blue Steel
    4. Odd Ball
    5. My Manne Shelly
    6. Lightly
    7. Quiet Gass
    8. Joanna
    9. Blues For Mother's
    10. Walkin' Bass
    11. Goofin' at the Coffee House
    12. Little Man Theme
    13. Peter Gunn - (with Ted Nash)
    14. Session at Pete's Pad - (with Ted Nash)
    15. Dreamsville - (with Ted Nash)
    16. Fallout! - (with Ted Nash)
    17. Brothers Go To Mother's - (with Ted Nash)
    18. Sorta Blue - (with Ted Nash)
    19. Profound Gass - (with Ted Nash)
    20. Soft Sounds - (with Ted Nash)
    21. Floater - (with Ted Nash)
    22. Brief and Breezy - (with Ted Nash)
    23. Walkin' Bass
  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 99008

  • Credits

    Original score composed by Henry Mancini.
    Composer: Henry Mancini.
    Liner Note Authors: Blake Edwards ; Arnold Jason; William Olofson.
    Remember how strikingly contemporary it seemed when MIAMI VICE used Phil Collins and Glenn Frey on its soundtrack, or years later when the producers of GILMORE GIRLS and THE O.C. showcased young indie bands on their shows? Well, it was just that revolutionary in 1958 when Blake Edwards, producer of the otherwise fairly standard detective show PETER GUNN, tapped the young composer Henry Mancini to write a soundtrack informed by the West Coast-style cool jazz of Dave Brubeck and Chet Baker. The soundtrack album for PETER GUNN may be best known for the cool twang guitar riff of the main theme (later lifted wholesale by the B-52's for "Planet Claire," among others who recognized its forbidding cool), but this is his most jazz-influenced soundtrack work. There's some particularly impressive work by drummer Shelly Manne and vibes player Victor Feldman, whose cool, understated playing seems to deliberately recall that of Milt Jackson.

  • Critic Reviews
    Q (2/00, p.106) - 4 stars out of 5 - "Classic soundtracking from the one-time easy-listening pianist. Peter Gunn throws big jazzy proto-Pink Panther shapes..."
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