Leith Stevens (dir), Johnny Mandel (arr), Chet Baker (tp, vcl), Bud Shank (as, fl), Charlie Mariano (as), Bill Holman (ts, arr), Richie Kamuca (ts), Pepper Adams (bs), Claude Williamson (p), Monty Budwig (b), Mel Lewis (d)
Reference: BMCD 4104
Bar code: 8427328041041
This special 2CD+DVD collector's set is a unique portrait commemorating the 50 years since the death of James Dean in 1955.
This collection includes:
CD 1: The original music soundtrack from the motion picture The James Dean Story a fascinating score composed and conducted by Leith Stevens.
Arrangements by Leith Stevens and Alexander Courage. Featuring: Pete Candoli, Buddy Childers, Conte Candoli, George Callender, Herb Geller, Richie Kamuca, Max Bennett, Jack Mills, Tommy Sands...
CD-2: Music selections from James Deans three Hollywood movies conducted by innovative composer Leonard Rosenman plus songs and tributes about the legendary actor by Steve Allen, Jimmy Wakely, George Cates, Dick Jacobs and Gigi Perreau.
DVD: Featuring the Robert Altman movie 'The James Dean Story' (79:00 min) plus three of James Deans breakthrough TV plays 'The Bells of Cockaigne' (29:35), 'The Unlighted Road' (28:31) & 'Im a Fool' (24:54) and the original trailers for the actors classic films 'East Of Eden', 'Rebel Without a Cause' and 'Giant' which converted James Dean into an eternal icon for youngsters and movie lovers the world over.
PAL, Zone 0
Subtitles: French, Spanish, German
82-page booklet includes biography and rare photos (French, Spanish & German translations)