For a reason or another, movies about detectives, secret agents or spies have gone mano a mano with jazz, and so this week we'll feature jazz inspired by adventurous characters. In this first segment, the focus is on James Bond and how anyone from Louis Armstrong and Count Basie to Bill Frisell, Dave Douglas and Steven Bernstein, among others, have played with John Barry's compositions just like James Bond has played with Dr. No, Auric Goldfinger and whole bunch of other villains!
Ben Allison "Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ted Nash & Pyeng Threadgill)" 0:00
John Barry "We Have All the Time in the World (feat. Louis Armstrong)" On Her Majesty's Secret Service (EMI) 0:16
Host talks 3:29
Pizzicato Five "Twiggy Twiggy/Twiggy Vs. James Bond" This Year's Girl (Matador) 5:03
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