We remember Michel Petrucciani. ‘Piano Giant’

This day (January 6, 1999), in New York City, died Michel Petrucciani, a French jazz pianist.

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Digest Tracklist :

September Second . Documentary (1997) . In a sentimental mood (1993) . w/ Jim Hall – Beautiful Love . w/ Roy Haynes & Gary Peacock – One for us (1988) . w/ Jim Hall – My Funny Valentine (1986) . I Just Say Hello .

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Michel Petrucciani Top 10 :

September Second . Looking Up . Brazillian Suite . Home . Caravan . Besame Mucho . In A Sentimental Mood . She Did It Again . La Champagne . Our Tune .

SELECTED ALBUMS

Michel Petrucciani’s Power Of Three is an album recorded on July 14, 1986 at the Montreux Jazz Festival with Jim Hall and Wayne Shorter. >>

Recorded on December 28, 1991, From the Soul is an album by Joe Lovano with Michel Petrucciani, Dave Holland and Ed Blackwell. >>

Recorded on December 20, 1985, Pianism is an album by Michel Petrucciani. >>

Michel Petrucciani & NHOP by Michel Petrucciani and bassist Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen is an album recorded on April 18, 1994 at the Copenhagen Jazzhouse. >>

Recorded on February 27,1997 in Frankfurt, Solo Live is a piano album by Michel Petrucciani. >>

MORE VIDEOS

[1997] the Michel Petrucciani Trio – that is Michel Petrucciani (p), Anthony Jackson (b) and Steve Gadd (d) – performs at the Kultur Und Kongresszentrum Liederhall in Stuttgart, Germany >> 60 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1984] for the relaunch of the Blue Note Records label, its President Bruce Lundvall has summoned the Jazz Gotha at The Town Hall in New York City (USA). Consider this : Art Blakey, Ron Carter, Jack DeJohnette, Herbie Hancock, Freddie Hubbard, Michel Petrucciani, Jimmy Smith, Stanley Turrentine, McCoy Tyner and Grover Washington, Jr. Feel like going? >> 120 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1985] Huey Lewis & The News, a-ha, Sting, Phil Collins plus an All-Star Jam Session gathering B.B. King, Tony Williams, Stanley Clarke, Ron Carter, Michel Petrucciani, Herbie Hancock, Kenny Burrell, Stanley Jordan, Bobby Hutcherson), Gary Burton, Jon Faddis, Dizzy Gillespie , Gerry Mulligan, David Sanborn and Buddy Rich plus Sarah Vaughan, Diana Schuur, Joe Williams, Bobby McFerrin, The Manhattan Transfer. They all take part in the 28th Annual Grammy Awards at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles >> 25 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1995] the Michel Petrucciani Trio – that is Michel Petrucciani (p), Detlev Beier (b) and Manu Roche (d) – plays at Große Konzertscheue in Salzau, Germany for Jazzbaltica >> 57 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1996] Pianist Michel Petrucciani, bassist Miroslav Vitous and drummer Steve Gadd perform together at Philharmonie am Gasteig in Munich, Germany >> 79 MINUTES on RVM >>

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Wikipedia : This day (January 6, 1999), in New York City, died Michel Petrucciani, a French jazz pianist.

@allmusic : Originally greatly influenced by Bill Evans and to a lesser extent Keith Jarrett, Petrucciani developed his own individual voice. He started by playing in the family band with his guitarist father and bassist brother.

Jazz Professional : On January 6th, 1999, Michel Petrucciani passed away in Manhattan at the age of 36, from a pulmonary infection. At the time of his death Dreyfus Records were readying a release documenting Michel’s 1997 solo tour of Europe.

@last.fm : He moved to the US in 1982. In the US he is credited with leading Charles Lloyd to resume playing actively and in 1986 he did an album with Wayne Shorter.

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