Hello Stephen,

Thank you very much for your suggestions! They are going to be very
productive for my research.

I have found this article written by Brett Kashmere that deals with some of
this topics.
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Pull my Daisy! Of course!

All the best,
Albert

On Wed, Nov 8, 2017 at 2:03 PM, Stephen Broomer <stephen_broo...@hotmail.com
> wrote:

> Hi Albert,
>
> Jack Chambers' R34 features a section of Ayler's Bells for the last
> stretch of it.
>
> Joyce Wieland's Rat Life and Diet in North America has a violent cacophony
> of free jazz at the beginning that I've not been able to identify.
>
> Joyce's Water Sark has an improvisational soundtrack by Carla Bley & Mike
> Mantler (of the Jazz Composers Orchestra) with Ray Jessel (Broadway
> composer and later novelty songwriter).
>
> Likewise, her Peggy's Blue Skylight is named for the Mingus composition
> and features Paul Bley playing it on the soundtrack.
>
> There are passages of jazz in the collage soundtracks of Arthur Lipsett.
> (Sorry for the Canada-centric response!)
>
> I feel like there's a Kuchar movie that has the Scott Lafaro bass solo
> from Ornette Coleman's Free Jazz on the soundtrack...
>
> There's another Hy Hirsch film, Gyromorphosis, that uses Django by the
> MJQ/John Lewis.
>
> There's always Pull My Daisy.
>
> Stephen
>
> Sent from my iPhone
> On Nov 8, 2017, at 3:14 AM, Albert Alcoz <albertal...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hello,
>
> I was wondering about the connections between jazz music and avant-garde
> film after watching *Bridges-Go-Round* (1958) by Shirley Clarke, with the
> soundtrack version created by Teo Macero.
>
> There should be plenty of avant-garde and experimental films where the
> soundtrack is instrumental jazz music. Maybe the field of Visual Music
> should be the most represented but i'm sure there are other films like the
> one by Michael Snow that uses, in this case, free jazz music or
> improvisation.
>
> Does anyone remember some other avant-garde films with jazz soundtracks?
>
> Right my list is as follows:
>
> *Begone Dull Care* (1949) by Norman McLaren. Music by Oscar Peterson
>
> *Films No. 1* (1948) by Harry Smith. Music by Dizzy Gillespie
>
> *Chasse des Touches* (1959) by Hy Hirsh. Music by Thelonious Monk
>
> *Catalog* (1961) by John Whitney. Music by Ornette Coleman
>
> *New York Eye and Ear Control *(1964) by Michael Snow. Music by
> Albert Ayler, Don Cherry, etc.
>
> Thanks in advance,
>
> Albert Alcoz
>
>
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