'Birdman': Listen to Antonio Sanchez' Attitude-Filled Score of Jazz Drum Solos

Alison Rosa

Two tracks from the score of Birdman have surfaced online, and they're a rhythmic treat for fans of jazz drumming.

The percussion-only tracks, entitled "Doors and Distance" and "Strut Part II," come from Grammy-winning artist Antonio Sanchez, who composed the score for the Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu dramedy. Though there are no notes in the two attitude-filled tracks, their continuous feel complements the work of Oscar-winning cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki (Gravity), who lensed the film in a way that gives the appearance that the entire film is one continuous shot.

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The Oscar contender, which is being distributed by Fox Searchlight and will be released theatrically Oct. 17, stars Michael Keaton as a washed-up movie star trying to revive his career on Broadway.

The cast of the New York Film Festival's closing-night film also includes Emma Stone, Andrea Riseborough, Zach Galifianakis, Merritt Wever, Edward Norton, Amy Ryan and Naomi Watts.

Listen to the two tracks below.

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