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Bob Sneider-Joe Locke Film Noir Project: Nocturne for Ava

Read "Nocturne for Ava" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

In 2006, guitarist Bob Sneider and vibraphonist Joe Locke assembled a collective devoted to the jazz soundtrack of noir fiction called The Film Noir Project. That same year they released Fallen Angel (Sons of Sound). Switching labels, Sneider and Locke release their second Film Noir Project installment in Nocturne for Ava, honoring the brunette bombshell Ava ...

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Bob Sneider & Joe Locke Film Noir Project: Nocturne for Ava

Read "Nocturne for Ava" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

Nocturne for Ava slips into noir territory--under night's cover, fedora pulled down low, trench coat collar up, immersed in a night of blurry neon glowing through a low misty fog, much in the fashion of its predecessor, Fallen Angel (Sons of Sound, 2006). Both sets celebrate noir classics and movie tunes written for or inspired by ...