Some true screen classics use distinctive music
Turner Classic Movies is spending much of June celebrating all that jazz … and then some.
The channel is going all-in on a “Jazz in Film” series that features related attractions on both Mondays and Thursdays (and into the early hours of the following day) throughout the month. In some cases, the jazz world might not be the essence of the given movie’s plot, but the soundtrack unmistakably reflects the genre — often demonstrated by some of cinema’s greatest composers.
Here’s a look at several of the literally jazzed-up highlights: