Serious jazz for US movie ‘The Comedian’

An all-star group of musicians have scored the film starring Robert De Niro

Multi Grammy Award-winning trumpeter and composer Terrence Blanchard has put together an all-star jazz group to score the soundtrack for a new film. ‘The Comedian’ is out in the US this week and stars Robert De Niro as a grumpy stand-up working on the New York scene. The character is a keen jazz-fan and a collector of Art Blakey records.

The movie’s music is released digitally today on Blue Note Records, and features pianist Kenny Barron, tenor saxophonist Ravi Coltrane, alto saxophonist Khari Allen Lee, bassist David Pulphus and drummer Cary Allen.

The trailer is below - mind out for strong language!




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