Get Shorty

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All Music Guide - Stephen Cook
In line with the movie's tongue-in-cheek treatment of the gangster noir genre, Get Shorty's soundtrack features a tumbling mix of dusky soul jazz informed by the spirit of Henry Mancini's "Peter Gunn Theme." John Lurie contributes most of the tracks, striking a fine balance between straight bop and movie theme atmospherics. Fellow travelers Morphine and Medeski, Martin & Wood contribute some sophisticated back-alley fare of their own, with Morphine's dub and flamenco cut "Bo's Veranda" deserving special mention. And adding breakbeat momentum, Greyboy goes in for some syncopated funk rhythms overlaid with strings and light fusion touches on "Panacea." In the midst of ...
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All Music Guide - Stephen Cook
In line with the movie's tongue-in-cheek treatment of the gangster noir genre, Get Shorty's soundtrack features a tumbling mix of dusky soul jazz informed by the spirit of Henry Mancini's "Peter Gunn Theme." John Lurie contributes most of the tracks, striking a fine balance between straight bop and movie theme atmospherics. Fellow travelers Morphine and Medeski, Martin & Wood contribute some sophisticated back-alley fare of their own, with Morphine's dub and flamenco cut "Bo's Veranda" deserving special mention. And adding breakbeat momentum, Greyboy goes in for some syncopated funk rhythms overlaid with strings and light fusion touches on "Panacea." In the midst of all this, Us3's opening cut comes off sounding a bit outdated, while the two Booker T. & the MG's sides fit right in with the retro soul program. A perfect soundtrack purchase for acid jazz fans who likes their grooves laced with smoky ambience.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/17/1995
  • Label: Verve
  • UPC: 731452931023
  • Catalog Number: 529310

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Chilli Hot (5:38)
  2. 2 Green Onions (2:55)
  3. 3 Nose Punch - John Lurie (1:07)
  4. 4 Stink - John Lurie (2:26)
  5. 5 I Had My Chance (3:04)
  6. 6 To Be Alive and in a Convertible - John Lurie (2:08)
  7. 7 Panacea (6:21)
  8. 8 Chili at Airport, Pt. 1 - John Lurie (0:54)
  9. 9 Vesuvio's - John Lurie (2:09)
  10. 10 Bo's Veranda (3:15)
  11. 11 Can't Be Still (2:01)
  12. 12 Bo at Airport - John Lurie (1:15)
  13. 13 Romantic Walk - John Lurie (1:05)
  14. 14 Chubb Sub - Medeski, Martin & Wood (5:06)
  15. 15 Chili at Airport, Pt. 2 - John Lurie (1:32)
  16. 16 Chili and Karen at Sunset - John Lurie (1:21)
  17. 17 Stink - John Lurie (4:55)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Booker T. & the MG's Track Performer
Morphine Track Performer
Us3 Track Performer
Art Baron Trombone
Danny Blume Guitar
Dougie Bowne Drums
Dana Colley Baritone Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Billy Conway Drums
Steve Elson Baritone Saxophone
Curtis Fowlkes Trombone
Tony Garnier Bass, Electric Bass
Russ Gershon Tenor Saxophone
Greyboy Track Performer
John Lurie Guitar, Alto Saxophone, Vocals
John Medeski Organ, Synthesizer, Piano, Keyboards, Casio
Jim Mullen Guitar
Gerard Presencer Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Mark Sandman Acoustic Guitar
Erik Sanko Bass
Medeski, Martin & Wood Track Performer
Billy Martin Percussion
Michael Blake Tenor Saxophone
Wood Track Performer
Calvin Weston Drums
Steven Bernstein Trumpet, Conductor
Technical Credits
Steve Cropper Composer
Booker T. Jones Composer
John Lurie Composer
John Medeski Composer
Mark Sandman Producer
Lewis Steinberg Composer
Geoff Wilkinson Producer
Eric Calvi Producer
Al Jackson Jr. Composer
Karyn Rachtman Producer
Steven Bernstein Orchestration
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