John Surman/Barre Phillips – ‘Merry-Go-Round’ film soundtrack

Recorded Unknown 1977/8 unissued

John Surman, soprano saxophone, bass clarinet; Barre Phillips, bass

Opening Theme (Surman) 3:31

Piece I (Surman, Phillips) 7:14

Cues #1
Cues #2
Cues #3
Cues #4
Cues #5

Piece II (Surman, Phillips) 5:46

Cues #6
Cues #7
Cues #8
Cues #9
Cues #10

Piece III (Surman, Phillips) 6:22

Cues #11
Cues #12
Cues #13
Cues #14
Cues #15

Philippe Sarde – ‘Des Enfants Gâtés’

Recorded June 1977, Studio Davout, Paris Vogue LDA 20295 (France) [LP]

directed/conducted/orchestrated by Hubert Rostaing; John Surman, soprano saxophone (2, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10); Johnny Griffin, tenor saxophone (2, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10); Jean-Pierre Mas, piano (2, 7, 10); François Rabbath, Barry Guy, bass (2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10); Jean Rochefort, Jean-Pierre Marielle, voices on 1; unidentified ensemble on 1, 5

Paris  Jadis (Sarde; words: J.-R. Caussimon) 3:09

Anne Et Sa Mere (Sarde) 5:42

Les Locataires (Sarde) 1:21

La Rupture (Sarde) 1:13

St. James Infirmary (trad. arr. Sarde) 3:02

Le Petit Couteau (Sarde) 2:52

Paris Jadis (Sarde) 4:35

Tu Ne Risques Rien (Sarde) 0:50

Anne Et Bernard (Sarde) 1:03

Tant Pis Pour L’Autre (Sarde) 2:21

Claude Sautet et Philippe Sarde – ‘Mado’ film soundtrack

Recorded 1976Festival FLD-667 [FR] (1-6) universal

John Surman, baritone saxophone; Claude Savina or Hubert Rostaing conductor

Mado (Sarde) 1:57

L’epidon Barachet Manecca (Sarde) 2:39

Simon (Sarde) 1:18

Route de Nuit (Sarde) 1:34

Solitude (Sarde) 0:38

Mado (Sarde) 3:02

various compilations of Sarde’s soundtracks include excerpts of this material

‘Mumsy, Nanny, Sonny And Girly’ (aka Girly) film soundtrack

Recorded 4 October 1968, Putney; film released 1969

Orchestra includes Kenny Wheeler, trumpet; Alan Civil, French horn; Jack Brymer, clarinet; Roy Willox, John Surman, reeds; Vic Flick, guitar; Dave Richmond, bass guitar; Barry Morgan, drums

Unknown tracklisting, composed by Bernard Ebbinghouse; there is no independent release of this material, although the film has finally been released on dvd