Louis Malle et Miles Davis

“Au Bar Du Petit Bac,” Recorded at Poste Parisien Studio in Paris on December 4 and 5, 1957. Miles Davis (trumpet, composer); Barney Wilen (tenor saxophone); René Urtreger (piano); Pierre Michelot (bass); Kenny Clarke (drums).

From the soundtrack of the 1958 film “Ascenseur pour l’échafaud” (“Elevator to the Gallows”), directed by Louis Malle, starring Jeanne Moreau and Maurice Ronet. The film, M. Malle’s first feature, is based on a novel by Noël Calef.

Malle filmed Miles watching Malle’s feature film during the soundtrack recording session:

Watch (and hear) the entire feature film online here.

h/t: Dan Colman, Open Culture.


Short link: http://wp.me/p6sb6-iUT

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