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There's also the element of how much work members did on the side, especially Milt Jackson and John 
Lewis. Milt Jackson was a headliner by himself. John Lewis did soundtrack work under his own name, 
but often involed other MJQ members during the recording sessions.

Heath and Kay played on plenty of other musicians' albums. All of those guys were always busy and in 
demand because they were superb musicians and could easily fit into many musical settings.

Check the Whacky Packia article, they were involved in soundtrack work early in their time together:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Modern_Jazz_Quartet

Here's their online discography (these guys are heavily reliant on Rupli, so they are generally as 
accurate as the Greenwood press books are or aren't):
http://www.jazzdisco.org/the-modern-jazz-quartet/discography/

Also check imdb for MJQ and John Lewis soundtrack credits.

I wonder if a college or other archive has papers from one of the MJQ members that includes their 
datebook. I bet every one of them was working constantly, both in and out of the group, for several 
decades.

-- Tom Fine

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Lewis" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Sunday, November 23, 2014 4:13 PM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Modern Jazz Quartet 1969 soundtrack cues


> One research project I am working on is a "pre-history" of the MJQ, the
> various recordings that document their genesis as a group.
> Would anyone like to see this in the ARSC Journal? Just asking,
>
> David N. Lewis
> Hamilton, OH
>
> On Sat, Nov 22, 2014 at 7:45 AM, Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
>> Hey, double kewl, Randy! Found a VHS copy for a few bucks on eBay. Now I
>> can hear where the music fits! Never released on any home format except VHS
>> according to imdb.
>>
>> -- Tom Fine
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Tom Fine" <[log in to unmask]
>> >
>> To: <[log in to unmask]>
>> Sent: Saturday, November 22, 2014 7:31 AM
>>
>> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Modern Jazz Quartet 1969 soundtrack cues
>>
>>
>>  OK, this was a good tip! Thanks again Randy.
>>>
>>> So, it's music cues from "Kemek."
>>>
>>> The client listed on the take sheet is GHM Productions, that was the
>>> giveaway:
>>> http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0095436/companycredits?ref_=ttfc_sa_4
>>>
>>> -- Tom Fine
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Randy A. Riddle" <
>>> [log in to unmask]>
>>> To: <[log in to unmask]>
>>> Sent: Friday, November 21, 2014 9:55 PM
>>> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Modern Jazz Quartet 1969 soundtrack cues
>>>
>>>
>>>  The IMDB lists some credits for John Lewis, one of the original members
>>>> of
>>>> the Modern Jazz Quartet.  Would one of these be it?
>>>>
>>>> http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0507368/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1
>>>>
>>>> Randy
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Fri, Nov 21, 2014 at 9:39 PM, Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>  The Modern Jazz Quartet recorded a session of what appear to be
>>>>> soundtrack
>>>>> cues (short musical snippets that seem cued to a TV show or movie). The
>>>>> recording took place in NY. I couldn't find any information on Google.
>>>>> Does
>>>>> anyone remember a movie or TV show that used jazzy sound cues from the
>>>>> MJQ.
>>>>> Most interesting is a cue involving a harpsichord, likely played by John
>>>>> Lewis. Also interesting is a cue with an overdubbed double-voiced bass
>>>>> line.
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks in advance for any guesses as to the end use of this music.
>>>>>
>>>>> -- Tom Fine
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>
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