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3 Jazz Musicians Eastwood Admires

Clint Eastwood
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Kind Of Blue

Clint Eastwood
Actor, Director, Screenwriter
"With John Coltrane and Miles, and Cannonball [Adderly] and Bill Evans, it's still one of the greatest jazz albums ever."
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Duke Ellington

Clint Eastwood
Actor, Director, Screenwriter
Some of the greatest artists of the 20th century: Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington.
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Louis Armstrong

Clint Eastwood
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Some of the greatest artists of the 20th century: Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington.
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Favorite Female Vocalists

Clint Eastwood
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Billy Eckstine

Clint Eastwood
Actor, Director, Screenwriter
I was brought up during the ’40s and ’50s music-wise, when you had the great singers. The men were Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Billy Eckstine and the women were Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughn and Peggy Lee. You were just used to great singers.
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I See Your Face Before Me

Clint Eastwood
Actor, Director, Screenwriter
When you were filming that romantic dance sequence with Meryl Streep in Bridges, did you use mood music on the set? When we were doing that scene, we actually played that version of “I See Your Face Before Me” by Johnny Hartman.
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Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys

Clint Eastwood
Actor, Director, Screenwriter
A number of your films were associated with country music Are you a big fan? I never was a mainstream-country-music listener growing up, but I did see Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys and a few others. But I really like country music when it’s done well.
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Nat King Cole

Clint Eastwood
Actor, Director, Screenwriter
I love Frank Sinatra and Nat King Cole as much as anyone — they were fabulous pop singers.
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Frank Sinatra

Clint Eastwood
Actor, Director, Screenwriter
I love Frank Sinatra and Nat King Cole as much as anyone — they were fabulous pop singers.
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You're The Reason God Made Oklahoma

Clint Eastwood
Actor, Director, Screenwriter
- I like jazz very much, I love country music, pop music, swing. - Actually David Frizzell and Shelly West were there for a while. - Yes, for a wonderful record "God made Oklahoma."
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Ennio Morricone

Clint Eastwood
Actor, Director, Screenwriter
Eastwood also has a soft spot for movie scores — and ever since 2003's Mystic River has been composing his own. But he considers Ennio Morricone to be the maestro. "The first time I heard him was on A Fistful of Dollars. I thought, 'Who the hell did this score?!' It just came on like gangbusters."
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Charlie Parker

Clint Eastwood
Actor, Director, Screenwriter
I went to see Parker play in 1945 or '46. When you heard him live, it was something special. Real wizardry.