‘Drums West’, A Recently Rediscovered Cut-Paper Jazz Animation by Jim Henson From 1961

“Drums West” is a cut-paper animated short by Jim Henson and frequent Muppets collaborator Jerry Juhl set to the music of West Coast jazz bandleader Chico Hamilton. Though it was originally animated in 1961, the Jim Henson Company has added behind-the-scenes footage to the recently unearthed animation, highlighting the puppeteer’s delicate process for arranging the small confetti-like components.

via Smithsonian, Boing Boing


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