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Various Artists / Curious Case Of Benjamin Button (Soundtrack), The
Album:Curious Case Of Benjamin Button (Soundtrack), The Collection:Jazz
Artist:Various Artists Added:Jan 2009
Label:Concord Jazz, Inc. 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2009-01-25 Pull Date:2009-03-29 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:Mar 15Mar 8Mar 1Feb 22Feb 15Feb 8Feb 1

 Recent Airplay
1.Mar 10, 2009:The Silly Show
My Name Is Benjamin, Out Of Nowhere
4.Feb 24, 2009:Reelin' in the Years
Out Of Nowhere
2.Mar 06, 2009:No Cover, No Minimum
Dear Old Southland
5.Feb 23, 2009:The B-side
Out Of Nowhere
3.Feb 28, 2009:The Silly Show
Dear Old Southland, My Name Is Benjamin
6.Feb 21, 2009:Deep Fried Mardi Gras
Basin Street Blues

Album Review
Reviewed 2009-01-25 
[coll]: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (soundtrack)
Concord, 2008

Classic New Orleans/traditional jazz, swing, and other tasty treats. I don’t know if the movie’s any good, but this here is some fine listenin’!

* * * * * | Fo’s Picks: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12

1. 0:21 – spoken intro
2. 2:56 – N.O. marching band
3. 3:06 – hot 1920s jazz; Bix & Tram
4. 2:53 – swinging vocal harmony
5. 5:35 – New Orleans trad blues
6. 7:34 – “Basin Street” done right
7. 3:35 – Louis Armstrong vocal
8. 3:06 – serious/heroic male chorus
9. 3:18 – classical piano (Schumann)
10. 3:00 – trad jazz clarinet ballad
11. 3:17 – wonderful trumpet blues
12. 2:38 – it’s time to mambo!
13. 2:46 – classic doo-wop ballad
14. 5:43 – gentle Scott Joplin rag

[ Fo ] 01/25/09

Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1.Benjamin Button (Brad Pitt)My Name Is Benjamin
2.Doc Paulin's Marching BandWe Shall Walk Through The Streets Of The City
3.Frank Trumbauer & His Orchestra Feat. Bix BeiderbeckeOstrich Walk
4.Boswell Sisters, TheThat's How Rhythm Was Born
5.Pierce, Billie & De DeFreight Train Blues
6.Preservation Hall Jazz BandBasin Street Blues
7.Armstrong, Louis / Sebastian New Cotton Club OrchestraIf I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight)
8.Choeur De La Cathedrale De La Rue Daru, Paris XviiChanson Sur Staline
9.(Performer Uncredited)Schumann: Arabeske For Piano In C Major, Op. 18
10.Bechet, SidneyOut Of Nowhere
11.Armstrong, LouisDear Old Southland
12.Prado, Perez & His OrchestraSkokiaan
13.Platters, TheMy Prayer
14.Kerber, RandyBethena (A Concert Waltz)