The A Jazzman’s Blues soundtrack includes music by Joshua Boone, Amirah Vann and Ruth B. This info article contains spoilers for Tyler Perry’s 2022 Netflix movie. Check out Vague Visages’ Soundtracks of Cinema section for more music guides.
A Jazzman’s Blues stars Joshua Boone as Bayou, a Georgia native who moves to Chicago for a singing opportunity. Amirah Vann co-stars as Hattie Mae, the protagonist’s mother who opens a juke joint in Hopewell County. The storyline follows Bayou as he pursues a forbidden romance while clashing with his drug addict brother. Composer Aaron Zigman (The Notebook) scored the 127-minute Netflix film; music supervisor Joel C. High (Monster’s Ball) selected the featured needle-drops. Here’s every song in A Jazzman’s Blues.
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- “If You See My Rooster” by Amirah Vann, Joshua Boone & Austin Scott (00:05:00): The A Jazzman’s Blues soundtrack song plays during an outdoors scene. Bayou gathers lavender. A graphic reveals the setting as Summerville, Georgia in 1937.
- “Let the Good Times Roll” by Amirah Vann, Joshua Boone & Austin Scott (00:32:00): The track scores a 1947 sequence. Bayou arrives in Hopewell County. He visits his mother’s juke joint.
- “Make Me a Pallet (On Your Floor)” by Amirah Vann & Joshua Boone (00:46:00): Hattie Mae (Amirah Vann) performs at her juke joint. Willie Earl (Austin Scott) chats with Ira (Ryan Eggold). They discuss an opportunity at the Capitol Royale in Chicago.
- “That’s All Right” by Amirah Vann and Austin Scott (00:59:00): Hattie Mae performs the A Jazzman’s Blues soundtrack song at her juke joint. She rests her head on Willie Earl’s shoulder. The song is performed again at 01:02:00.
- “Yell Howdy Doody” by Buffalo “Bob” Smith (01:06:00): Leanne (Solea Pfeiffer) watches television. Citsy (Milauna Jemai Jackson) hears a noise from outside. Sheriff Jackson (Brad Benedict) arrives to arrest Bayou.
- “I Got It Bad (And That Ain’t Good)” by Joshua Boone (01:19:00): Ira asks Bayou to perform at Capitol Royale. He tells him to sing anything that reminds him of Leanne. Bayou performs for a crowd.
- “Paper Airplanes — Bayou Boyd” by Joshua Boone (01:35:00): Hattie Mae picks up her mail. The A Jazzman’s Blues soundtrack song plays from within a post office. Hattie Mae learns that the singer is Bayou; the music plays again at 01:57:00.
- “It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)” by Joshua Boone & Austin Scott (01:27:00): Bayou writes a letter to his mother. He performs at Capitol Royale. Bayou enjoys the moment.
- “Is You Is or Is You Ain’t My Baby” by Joshua Boone & Austin Scott (01:39:00): Bayou performs at Capitol Royale. The camera pans across the venue. Willie Earl performs with Bayou while under the influence of drugs.
- “Rocks In My Bed” by Amirah Vann, Joshua Boone & Austin Scott (1:51:00): Bayou visits his mother’s juke joint. He performs as Willie Earl and Hattie Mae stand nearby. Bayou talks with Ira about leaving Hopewell County.
- “Paper Airplanes” by Ruth B. (01:59:00): Johnathan (Kario Marcel) exits his mother’s home after learning the truth about his father. A Confederate flag hangs in a porch area. The song scores the movie’s final moments and end credits.
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The A Jazzman’s Blues soundtrack also includes:
- “On the Mississippi” by Jay Weigel
- “Zuma Beach” by Jay Weigel
- “Banks of the Mississippi” by Jay Weigel
- “Weekend at Hideaway” by Jay Weigel
- “Ornithology” by Capitol Royale Orchestra
- “African Drums” by Capitol Royale Orchestra
Q.V. Hough (@QVHough) is Vague Visages’ founding editor.
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