Exit Music

Exit Music

Filmmaker Baz Luhrmann commissioned Radiohead to write a song for his upcoming film Romeo + Juliet. Luhrmann gave the band footage of the final 30 minutes of the film; Yorke said “When we saw the scene in which Claire Danes holds the Colt .45 against her head,...
L.C.

L.C.

Written by Derek Lee Bronston and originally recorded on his 1999 release entitled “Longing”, which featured Tom HarrellĀ on trumpet. The piece seemed like a perfect fit for TSP’s ballads...
A Thousand Words

A Thousand Words

This is Mark Rapp’s original composition “A Thousand Words”. Part I portrays a timeless beauty; love and longing; a yearning passion, yet peaceful and calm; a knowing. Part II starts around 5’30” with a mixed meter of 5/8, 3/4 and 2/4 and...
Blue in Green

Blue in Green

“Blue in Green” is the third tune on Miles Davis’ 1959 album, Kind of Blue. One of two ballads on the LP (the other being “Flamenco Sketches”), “Blue in Green”‘s melody is very modal, incorporating the presence of the...
First Song

First Song

First Song is an album by the American jazz bassist Charlie Haden recorded in 1990 and released on the Italian Soul Note label in...
Peace

Peace

The Shape of Jazz to Come is the third album by jazz musician Ornette Coleman. Although Coleman initially wished for the album to be titled Focus on Sanity, after one of the songs on the album, it was ultimately titled The Shape of Jazz to Come at the urging of...