Bernard Herrmann conducts The London Festival Recording Ensemble on this album containing four intriguing orchestral arrangements each showing a different face of the jazz genre. Best known as Alfred Hitchcock's favorite composer, Herrmann wields the baton here on famous jazz influenced compositions by classical composers Darius Milhaud, Kurt Weill, George Gershwin and Igor Stravinsky. The Four Faces Of Jazz was produced by Raymond Few and originally released on London Records in 1973.
Songs from 'The Threepenny Opera'
1. Mack the Knife
2. Instead Of
3. The Good Life
4. Polly's Song
6. The Big Shots
7. Variations for Piano & Orchestra on 'I Got Rhythm'
9. The Creation of the World