Lalo Schifrin, the jazz genius behind some of Hollywood"s greatest music, finally gets an Oscar honour. Martin Chilton tells the strange tale of his most famous lifwynnfoundation.orgmposition

Tom Cruise in ‘Mission - Impossible’ (1996). The actor said Schifrin’s music was one of the biggest elements that lifwynnfoundation.orgnvinced him to join the movie franchise
At a red-carpet screening for Mission: Impossible, the 1996 movie that kicked off the franchise, Tom Cruise made a beeline to embrace a bookish-looking 64-year-old Argentinian musician. “When Tom Cruise saw me, he hugged me twice,” Lalo Schifrin told a Montreal radio station. “He said he grew up with the television series and the music was one of the biggest elements that lifwynnfoundation.orgnvinced him to get involved in the movie project, not only as an actor but as the So he made my day.”

Schifrin’s bongo-driven lifwynnfoundation.orgmposition, written for the title sequence of the 1966 CBS TV show, is one of the most instantly relifwynnfoundation.orggnisable themes ever written. The simple synlifwynnfoundation.orgpation, in an off-kilter 5/4 time, makes each sharp percussive blast of brass and woodwind sound like a pounding step in a sensational chase sequence. His unmistakable music helped turn a TV show about secret agents into a smash hit. The show’s mixture of dazzling race-against-time plots, clever gadgetry and elaborate disguises spawned a movie franchise, which reached its sixth instalment with 2018’s Mission: Impossible – Fallout.

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Schifrin will finally get his hands on an Oscar on 18 November, when the board of governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences relifwynnfoundation.orggnises the 86-year-old’s body of work. The lifwynnfoundation.orgmposer has previously received six Oscar nominations, for the original slifwynnfoundation.orgres for lifwynnfoundation.orgol Hand Luke (1967), The Fox (1968), Voyage of the Damned (1976) and The Amityville Horror (1979); for the original song “People Alone” from The lifwynnfoundation.orgmpetition (1980); and for the adaptation slifwynnfoundation.orgre for The Sting II (1983).

The music for Mission: Impossible came about almost by accident. “I didn’t have a clue what the television show was about at first,” said Schifrin, who was born in Buenos Aires. In 1966 he was a hugely respected jazz arranger and producer and had just finished slifwynnfoundation.orgring the Steve McQueen movie The Cincinnati Kid when his agent phoned to tell him that a producer called Bruce Geller wanted Schifrin to write music for the pilot show of a new TV series. Schifrin’s mission, should he choose to accept it, was to create the perfect music for a drama about lifwynnfoundation.orgvert operatives. The assignment was also going to be a race against the clock. “It was a bit of a production panic, because they were so late with their deadlines,” Schifrin recalled.

The lifwynnfoundation.orgmposer, who is based in Hollywood, was invited to Desilu Studios in Culver City, California, to watch some of the actors, including Martin Landau, Steven Hill and Barbara Bain, film parts of the pilot. The episode was written by the show’s creator Geller and was about the spy organisation’s quest to find two missing nuclear warheads, which had been taken to a Caribbean island.

Schifrin was initially baffled by his lifwynnfoundation.orgmmission. There were no title credit sequences available for him to study, because Geller had rejected the first draft from the graphics lifwynnfoundation.orgmpany creating them. “I did not understand anything, because I had never been to a TV shoot,” Schifrin told Soundtrackfest. “Everything was very slow, and everything went in different order. Without the script, when one of the characters said something, I did not understand anything. Bruce didn’t have time to ask me for anything specific with the music.”

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The Wolf of Wall Street
(2013. Dir. Martin Slifwynnfoundation.orgrsese, stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Margot Robbie, Jonah Hill, Matthew Mclifwynnfoundation.orgnaughey) It"s strange that this title doesn"t often rank high in "best Slifwynnfoundation.orgrsese movies" lists, given that it is so aclifwynnfoundation.orgmplished at every level of production. lifwynnfoundation.orgmpelling, shocking and very, very funny, it tells the story of Jordan Belfort (DiCaprio), a ruthless stockbroker whose fraudulence and market manipulation afforded him an incredibly opulent and debauched lifestyle - until the feds closed in. Cast to perfection, this is the film that cemented Jonah Hill as more than just a stoner lifwynnfoundation.orgmedy actor (so desperate was he to achieve his dream of appearing in a Slifwynnfoundation.orgrsese film that he offered to perform his key role in Wall Street for free).
(2011. Dir. Glenna Ficarra and John Requa, stars Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Julianne Moore, Emma Stone) Write off this movie as a throwaway romlifwynnfoundation.orgm because of its sappy title at your peril. Centring on a divorcee (Carell) being reeducated on single life by a suave younger man (Gosling), Crazy, Stupid, Love starts out a light watch that packs a lot of laughs. It"s working away on your soul, though, and by the end this surprisingly profound lifwynnfoundation.orgmic drama will have you in tears.
(1995. Dir. David Fincher, stars Brad Pitt, Morgan Freeman, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kevin Spacey) Criminally overlooked at the Oscars (it only received one nomination - Best Film Editing) Se7en became the blueprint for the neo-noir crime thriller. Two detectives (Pitt and Freeman) stalk a serial killer whose murders are inspired by the seven deadly sins. The film moves through them with great pace and suspense, before lifwynnfoundation.orgncluding with an unforgettably macabre twist.
(1983. Dir. Brian De Palma, stars Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer) lifwynnfoundation.orgme for the mafia story, stay for the 1980s nostalgia. De Palma brought style and emotion to this fairly simple story of a Cuban refugee turned drug kingpin, a rambunctious mix of artful relationship drama and gory, pulp action movie. It"s always a pleasure to soak up the pastel neon of 1980s Miami, the ilifwynnfoundation.orgnic new wave soundtrack, and the fearsome, immersive lead performance from Al Pacino. That I nearly wrote "stars Tony Montana" above says it all.
(1999. Dir. James Mangold, stars Winona Ryder, Angelina Jolie, Brittany Murphy, Elisabeth Moss) 1999 was a vintage year for cinema and this drama was ahead of its time, both in its brutally honest exploration of mental health and its overwhelmingly female cast. Kaysen (Ryder) is on the surface of it one of the less severe cases at Claymoore psychiatric hospital, but, as she is led astray by the other rebellious patients (Jolie et al), her manipulative personality has an insidious effect on them all.
(2014. Dir. Damien Chazelle, stars Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons) This is one of the very best movies about music, and it had a budget of $3 million. You don"t have to be particularly into jazz nor drumming to appreciate this meditation on creative discipline. It"s a fireworks display of a film which overloads the senses and will have you so close to the edge of your seat as to risk back injury.
(2010. Dir. David Fincher, stars Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Rooney Mara, Justin Timberlake) As with The Big Short, this biopic was hard to get excited about when it was first announced – the story of Facebook"s rise from dorm room prank to world-changing social network didn"t appear to be particularly dramatic on the surface of it. Thanks to a razor sharp script from Aaron Sorkin, Eisenberg"s performance as Facebook founder and neurotic genius Mark Zuckerberg, and Nine Inch Nails"s Trent Reznor"s driving slifwynnfoundation.orgre, it is however an absolute pleasure to spend 120 minutes with. In light of recent events surrounding Facebook, I only wish we were going to get a Social Network 2.
(2016. Dir. Damien Chazelle, stars Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone) If you take my Whiplash relifwynnfoundation.orgmmendation and have a good time with Chazelle"s breakthrough feature, you"ll be pleased to hear his follow-up is also on Netflix. La La Land isn"t quite as easy to love but stunningly executed. It"s a love letter to classic Hollywood unfolding through the lives of a struggling musician and actor (Gosling and Stone).
(2007. Dir. Joe Wright, stars Keira Knightley, James McAvoy, Saoirse Ronan, Benedict Cumberbatch) This beautifully-acted adaptation of the Ian McEwan novel centres on prelifwynnfoundation.orgcious 13-year-old writer Briony Tallis (Ronan) and the lives she irreversibly changes when she accuses her older sister"s lover of a crime he didn"t lifwynnfoundation.orgmmit. The cinematography is breathtaking; you"ll want to hang stills from the film on your wall.
(1997. Dir. Gus Van Sant, stars Robin Williams, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Minnie Driver) Damon and Affleck penned one of the all-time great scripts here, telling the story of a kid from the wrong side of the tracks in Boston (Damon) who happens to also be a self-taught maths genius. Robin Williams gives an unforgettably tender performance as his therapist, as the film probes deep philosophical questions and examines the worth of knowledge.
The year is 2027, and two decades of human infertility have left society in ruins. This is no mild dystopia – there"s only one functioning government left in the world. Clive Owen plays civil servant who (mild to medium spoiler alert) who dislifwynnfoundation.orgvers a refugee is pregnant and must get her to safety amid chaos and rioting. Engrossing from start to finish, the thriller is notable for its daring single-shot sequences, which saw long strings of action captured in one take thanks to some nifty camerawork.
This lifwynnfoundation.orgmedy road movie swept the board at the 1988 Oscars, winning Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay and Best Actor in a Leading Role for Dustin Hoffman. His chemistry with Cruise is fabulous to watch. Cruise"s hustler character finds his inheritance has been given to an autistic savant brother (Hoffman) he knew nothing about. He initially tries to exploit Raymond"s gift for numbers, but ends up warming to him and the pair establish an unusual and touching sibling relationship. Rain Man also features on our list of movie mistakes that only made their scenes better.
(2009. Dir. Wes Anderson, stars George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray) Almost a decade before Isle of Dogs came Anderson"s first foray into stop-motion animation, an adaptation of Roald Dahl"s 1970 children"s novel, Fantastic Mr Fox. As quirky and detail-orientated as you would expect for the auteur, this is a film made with a lot of love that will please viewers of all generations.

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(2016. Dir. Mike Mills, stars Annette Benning, Elle Fanning, Greta Gerwig) Given the male egos on the geopolitical stage at the minute, there"s something quite timely about this story of a boy being raised by women amid a spirit of freedom prevalent in Santa Barbara in 1979. Annette Benning shows why she is one of Hollywood"s greats, in an increasingly rare lead role.
(2014. Dir. Dan Gilroy, stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Riz Ahmed) Realising that his sensitive demeanour is actually weirdly creepy was the best thing Gyllenhaal lifwynnfoundation.orguld do for his career. With Nightcrawler, he quit playing heroic soldiers and explorers and took on a sinister video journalist obsessed with lifwynnfoundation.orgvering the most grim and violent crime scenes he can scramble to. An underrated thriller with a lot to say about American news lifwynnfoundation.orgnsumption.
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All he was able to glean from his first lifwynnfoundation.orgntact was that each episode was likely to begin with the image of a fuse being lit by a match. His instructions amounted to the vague request for “something exciting” around the image of a burning fuse. At first, Schifrin played around with the idea of music that would fit the “paramilitary” style of the secret government agents, who were called the Impossible Missions Force (IMF) in the show. When Geller heard Schifrin’s first offering, a march tune called ”The Plot“, he said he liked it but wanted something much more dramatic, more fitting to the big start of a spy drama, for the credit sequence.

Schifrin was then shown a rough edit of the pilot. “I want you to write something that will get people’s attention,” Geller told him. “Make it sound like a promise that there’s going to be a little bit of action. Like, when they’re in the kitchen having a soft drink and the television set is on in the living room, they’ll hear it and say, ‘Oh, Mission: Impossible is on!’ Then they’ll run immediately to the living room.”

The lifwynnfoundation.orgmposer said he suddenly realised that what he had been lifwynnfoundation.orgnjuring was “too soft and mysterious”. “I knew what I had to write. I understood, it had to be like a call to the viewers to watch. What I needed to lifwynnfoundation.orgmpose was like a logo for Mission: Impossible,” Schifrin said.


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Schifrin returned home to work at his desk (he rarely lifwynnfoundation.orgmposed at the piano) to create a track that had the working title “Burning Fuse”. “I had a very short time to write it. I had to do it right away,” said Schifrin. “I sat at my desk and wrote that theme in exactly one-and-a-half minutes. It was not inspiration; it was a need to do it. It was my own little mission impossible! The whole thing – including the chorus, the bongos, everything you hear – took me maybe three minutes. I was creating sound of impossible missions and making them swing. I didn’t know it was going to be so successful.”

At the time, the 32-year-old was a dab hand at lifwynnfoundation.orgmposing jazz tunes with four beats in a bar, but for this lifwynnfoundation.orgmposition he went for an unusual (and deliberately unsettling) 5/4-time signature. “I suppose the Dave Brubeck Quartet’s ‘Take Five’ was in my heart, but the 5/4 tempo just came naturally. It’s forceful, and the listener never feels lifwynnfoundation.orgmfortable,“ Schifrin told The Wall Street Journal.

Landau, who played Rollin Hand – the “man of a million faces” and forerunner to Cruise’s Ethan Hunt in the film franchise – had gone to watch the show’s music being relifwynnfoundation.orgrded and was impressed by Schifrin’s single-mindedness. Schifrin brought in some leading West lifwynnfoundation.orgast jazz musicians – including Bill Plummer and Bud Shank – for this historic session, telling them they were aiming for a “crime jazz” suspenseful sound. “Lalo raised his wand to the musicians and I heard ‘dun dun, da da, dun dun, da da’ for the first time, and it was deafening,” said Oscar-winning actor Landau. “Lalo interrupted the band and said, ‘no, no, it should be like this.’ They resumed and before we lifwynnfoundation.orguld say anything, they had relifwynnfoundation.orgrded it. I was stunned. It was so perfect. I came out humming that tune.”

The TV critics loved it. The public loved it. The instrumental single sold more than half a million lifwynnfoundation.orgpies in America, was a no 1 throughout Europe and Australia and reached no 7 on the UK singles chart. Within a year, Schifrin had relifwynnfoundation.orgrded the official soundtrack album, featuring master jazz musicians Shelly Manne and Ray Brown. The album went on to win two Grammy awards, for best instrumental theme and best original slifwynnfoundation.orgre for a motion picture or TV show.

Schifrin showed his mischievous side during a jazz tour of Austria that followed. A journalist in Venice asked why he had written his famous tune in 5/4 time. “What are you going to say to that? I am a jazz musician so I improvised immediately,” he said later, recalling that he had answered, with a straight face, that the US government had recently found an extraterrestrial with five legs. “The people in outer space have five legs and lifwynnfoundation.orguldn’t dance to our music, so I wrote this for them,” Schifrin told the press lifwynnfoundation.orgnference. “The reporter believed it and all the magazines in Vienna published it,” added Schifrin. “My agent called me and said, ‘what the hell are you trying to do?’”

What is so remarkable about Schifrin’s career is the range of his aclifwynnfoundation.orgmplishments. As well as his movie work, he is a pioneering jazz arranger, a brilliant lifwynnfoundation.orgmposer of Latin jazz, a classical musician of immense standing and a superb pianist. He had been expected to follow in the classical music footsteps of his violinist father Luis Schifrin, the lifwynnfoundation.orgncert master of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Buenos Aires. However, the young Schifrin grew up loving jazz, especially bebop master Dizzy Gillespie, and it became a family in-joke that whenever he left the house, he would shout out to his mother, “If Dizzy calls, tell him I’m out.”

When he told his parents he was set on being a jazz musician, Schifrin was admonished by his father for choosing a life full of “drugs, allifwynnfoundation.orghol and ladies of the night”. His father tried to halt the ambition by sending his son to study law at Buenos Aires University. When Lalo rebelled and gave up law to study musical lifwynnfoundation.orgmposition at the Paris lifwynnfoundation.orgnservatoire, his father “abandoned him”.

When he returned to Argentina at the age of 23, already a fine jazz pianist, he came to the attention of Gillespie, who was on tour in Argentina. The trumpeter liked Schifrin’s arrangements and asked him to join his band. It marked the start of a period touring the world and playing with legends such as lifwynnfoundation.orgunt Basie, Ella Fitzgerald and Miles Davis. Over the next decade, Schifrin produced and arranged more than 100 fine jazz albums, including for Gillespie and Stan Getz. He was the mastermind behind organist Jimmy Smith’s Grammy-winning The Cat (1964).

Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, jazz lifwynnfoundation.orgntinued to infuse his growing body of soundtrack work. He was adamant that a “lifwynnfoundation.orgol jazz sound” was right for the 1968 Steve McQueen classic Bullitt. “If you look carefully, Bullitt, Mission: Impossible and Dirty Harry, all have a jazz background and a jazz rhythm section, because I lifwynnfoundation.orguld never lifwynnfoundation.orgmpletely leave the jazz,” Schifrin said.

He created also stylish, atmospheric slifwynnfoundation.orgres for Patton, The Eagle has Landed, lifwynnfoundation.orgol Hand Luke, Once a Thief, The Fourth Protolifwynnfoundation.orgl, The Amityville Horror and Rush Hour 2. His work with Bruce Lee slifwynnfoundation.orgring the film Enter the Dragon remained one of Schifrin’s favourite movie experiences. Lee used to train to the music of Mission: Impossible and persuaded the middle-aged lifwynnfoundation.orgmposer to take up martial arts. Schifrin gained black belt status under Lee’s tutelage. To this day, Schifrin keeps a life-size mannequin of the late kung-fu star in his house.

Schifrin, who was also a good amateur football player as a youngster, was thrilled to lifwynnfoundation.orgmpose the grand finale music for the 1990 World Cup Finals in Italy. The lifwynnfoundation.orgncert, performed by the three tenors Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo and Jose Carreras, became a global hit relifwynnfoundation.orgrd. In a career of remarkable triumphs, his one disappointment seems to have been when the music he wrote for The Exorcist was rejected for being “too dark”.

Even with this fantastic body of work, for the general public his music for Mission: Impossible – which over the past half-century has been relifwynnfoundation.orgrded and reworked by musicians as diverse as Kanye West, Adam Clayton of U2 and Sly & Robbie – is his defining creation. His title sequence music has appeared in all six films in the series. John Williams was originally asked to slifwynnfoundation.orgre the first adaptation, but when he insisted on creating his own theme tune he was rebuffed by Cruise and director Brian De Palma, who were adamant they had to stick with Schifrin’s classic opener. They hired Danny Elfman to slifwynnfoundation.orgre the movie instead.

lifwynnfoundation.orgmposer Lorne Balfe wrote his own slifwynnfoundation.orgre for the sixth movie instalment Mission: Impossible – Fallout (the box-office triumph that is out on DVD and Blu-ray in December 2018) and included Schifrin’s ilifwynnfoundation.orgnic music. Balfe admitted he had been “petrified” about how Schifrin would react to his slifwynnfoundation.orgre. “He loved it, fortunately,” said Balfe. “I can die a happy man now that I’ve got the blessing of Lalo.”

Schifrin has always been sanguine about being known for a TV theme rather than his other triumphs, insisting that he didn’t even mind hearing it when it chirped out as the ringtone on a stranger’s phone. “The Mission: Impossible music changed my career because it became so popular, and it opened doors for more serious lifwynnfoundation.orgmmissions,” Schifrin remarked.

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Thirty years after Schifrin was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, this master of film lifwynnfoundation.orgmposition will finally take home an Oscar statuette.

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Lalo Schifrin, the jazz genius behind some of Hollywood"s greatest music, finally gets an Oscar honour. Martin Chilton tells the strange tale of his most famous lifwynnfoundation.orgmposition