180g Vinyl Soundtrack Features Riveting Jazz Music by Justin Hurwitz & Tim Simonec!
The Whiplash soundtrack consists of 3 distinct parts: Original songs written for the film, original score written for the film, and classic jazz standards by Stan Getz, Duke Ellington, and more. The Original Score & Big Band Songs were created by Justin Hurwitz. The original jazz songs were created by Grammy®-nominated composer, Tim Simonec. The film won 3 Academy Awards and earned a Best Picture nomination. The soundtrack for the film features riveting jazz music by Justin Hurwitz, Tim Simonec, as well as the Duke Ellington's "Caravan" and Stan Getz's "Intoit."
The 2014 film, written and directed by Damien Chazelle, is based on his experiences in the Princeton High School Studio Band. The film stars Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons depicting an ambitious jazz student and his abusive instructor. The movie co-stars Paul Reiser as the student's father and Melissa Benoist as his love interest. At the 87th Academy Awards, Whiplash won Best Film Editing, Best Sound Mixing, and Best Supporting Actor for J.K. Simmons.
1. Snare Liftoff (Dialogue)
3. Too Hip To Retire
5. Fletcher's Song in Club
7. Rehearsal Medley: First Nassau Band Rehearsal / Second Nassau Band Rehearsal / Studio band Eavesdrop / Studio Band Rehearsal After Breakup
1. Good Job (Dialogue)
5. Casey's Song
7. Drum & Drone
9. When I Wake
10. Hug From Dad