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BossaNova2JazzSingers 

 
Member Since: January 14, 2003
Sex: male
Location: New York City
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Occupation:    semi-retired
Favorite Score(s):    Barry/Bond's Goldfinger, YOLT, OHMSS, FRWL, THDB, DAF, TLD Midnight Cowboy, Morricone's Dollar Trilogy, The Big Gundown, Duel At Diablo, A Hard Day's Night, The Ipcress File, The Knack, Charade, Yanks, Our Man Flint/In Like Flint, Rocky, The Magnificent Seven, Billion Dollar Brain, The Graduate, The Thomas Crown Affair, The Summer of '42, Taxi Driver, Help!
 Favorite Composer(s):    John Barry, Ennio Morricone, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Richard Rodney Bennett, Michel LeGrand, Henry Mancini. Etc. includes: Alec Wilder, Kern, Berlin, Gershwin, Rogers, Porter, Arlen, Schwartz, Cy Coleman & other great craftsmen of Tin Pan Alley
Interests:    Listening to great songs - melodies & words whether from eras of "The GREAT American Songbook" or Top 40 WMCA & WABC AM Radio 50's-60's Rock & Roll hits - particularly British Invasion & Motown. Singers such as Mark Murphy, Carmen McRae, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett. 60's Bossa Nova period music from: Sergio Mendes & Brazil '66, Tamba Trio, Tamba 4, Marcos Valle. Bill Evans. Catching up to old films (never seen) on the big screen, especially at NYC's Film Forum theater and (restored, grand) Jersey City's Loew's Jersey. Film Noir. 1960's Vintage TV. Playing 4-wall and 1-wall handball. Yankees, Mets, Knicks. Bruce Lee. Early Toho Godzilla era films. 1960's Marvel Comics featuring Jack Kirby [THE Greatest Artist Ever!] Missing very much MOR Radio r.i.p. WNEW & WQEW-AM. NYC Nostalgia 1950s-60's.
About Me:    Baby Boomer, lucky son of post World War II very hard working immigrants, now enjoying the American dream of entertainment and recreation.