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The Hustler movie soundtrack - Kenyon Hopkins composer

The Hustler movie soundtrack - Kenyon Hopkins composer

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Artist: Kenyon Hopkins  |  Label: Doxy  |  Format: LP   |  Genre: Soundtrack |
Album Condition: New  |  Cover Condition: Sealed


The Hustler (1961) was the first truly iconic film of Paul Newman's career. It was nominated for nine Academy Awards: Best Picture, Actor, Actress, Director, Screenplay, Cinematography, Art Direction and two for Best Supporting Actor. The beautiful jazz score, finally re-released on vinyl, is by the composer Kenyon Hopkins (Baby Doll, 12 Angry Men, The Fugitive Kind). A great and much-underrated composer of jazz-inflected film scores and musical portraits, Hopkins worked in television beginning in the mid-1950s and branched out into film scoring soon after. Hopkins was particularly adept at using jazz themes, rhythms, and orchestrations in his scores, often paralleling the down-and-out subjects and settings on-screen with what Basic Hip has called, "smoky, gritty, rotten-to-the-core jazz."
tracks are; 

Main Title (Stop & Go) 
Minnesota Fats
The Loser
Sarah's Theme
4 Flights Up 
Fast Buck
Small Time Charlie
Bert's Theme
Contract with Depravity
All Thumbs
Dining Out
Derby Time
Lipstick on a Mirror
The Winner 
End Title
NEW SEALED import LP

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