Old Guy Plays “The Theme from Peter Gunn”

May 9, 2015 at 2:40 pm Leave a comment

Peter Gunn was a private eye television series that aired from 1958 to 1961. The show’s creator was Blake Edwards, of “Pink Panther” fame. The title character, played by Craig Stevens, was an impossibly urbane, well-dressed private investigator whose hair was always in place and who loved jazz.

The series is probably best remembered today for its music, especially the popular “Peter Gunn Theme” presented here, which won an Emmy Award and two Grammys for Henry Mancini and subsequently has been performed and recorded by many jazz, rock, and blues musicians. Guitarist Duane Eddy’s version reached #27 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1959.

I have plans to record a couple more TV or movie themes, so stay tuned….

Advertisements

Entry filed under: bass guitar, classic jazz, Classic Rock, Guitar, Jazz, Oldies, Pro Tools, ProTools, Rock, Surf.

Old Guy Plays Ferry Cross the Mersey Old Guy Plays “James Bond Theme”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Trackback this post  |  Subscribe to the comments via RSS Feed


Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 105 other followers

Categories

May 2015
S M T W T F S
« Apr   Jun »
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31  

%d bloggers like this: