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The Golden Age of Television was marked by early cinematic efforts that often illustrated how this art form was in its infancy from both technical and creative perspectives. However, the soundtracks of these early programs were often more cerebral than the dialog. In particular, crime, thrills, and comedy were often punctuated by swingin' jazz. In this hour we'll take a listen to more of the sound of jazz in television.
|Doc Severinsen||Here's Johnny||The Tonight Show Band|
|Jimmy Smith||Suicide Is Painless||Off The Top|
|Joe Negri||It's a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood||Uptown Elegance|
|Quincy Jones||Hicky Burr (The Bill Cosby Show)||Smackwater Jack|
|The Silent Jazz Trio||Sesame Street||The Silent Jazz Trio|
|Mundell Lowe||77 Sunset Strip||TV Action Jazz|
|The Blues Brothers||Peter Gunn||The Blues Brothers Soundtrack|
|Brian Bromberg||Sanford and Son||It Is What It Is|
|Roberto Magris||The Odd Couple||One Night in With Hope and More, vol. 2|
|Jeff Steinberg||The Dick Van Dyke Show||TV Lounge|
|Richie Cole||I Love Lucy||Hollywood Madness|
|Dinah Washington||TV Is the Thing This Year||The Best in Blues|