ART BLAKEYS JAZZ MESSENGERS - LES LIASONS DANGEREUSES SOUNDTRACK (LP)
Made in 1959 and directed by Roger Vadim, the French-language film Les Liaisons Dangereuses took its plot from the 1782 novel of the same name written by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos. This disc is a straight reproduction of the original vinyl soundtrack album from 1960 that came from the Fontana label. It contains some highly enjoyiable jazz courtesy of drummer Art Blakey, accompanied by a group of his regular sidemen. And, unlike so much music divorced from the celluloid, its eight tracks stand up to scrutiny on their own merits.