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Michel Legrand

We remember French composer & conductor Michel Legrand

This day (January 26, 2019), in Paris, France, died Michel Legrand, a French musical composer, arranger, conductor, and pianist. Tracklist : w/ Sarah Vaughan – Sweet Gingerbread Man (1972) . w/ Meow Meow – Sans Toi (2011) . w/ Natalie Dessay – The Summer Knows (2012) . w/ Oscar Peterson – Watch What Happens . […]

This week In One-Off Collaborations 09

Michael Hutchence & Ray Charles, Ann-Margret & Tina Turner, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Maria McKee, David Sanborn & Van Dyke Parks, Jeff Beck & Beth Hart , The Corrs & Bono, Sting & Cheb Mami, Milva & Aaron Neville, George Duke & Anita Baker, Elis Regina & Michel Legrand, John Hiatt & Lyle Lovett, Roger Miller […]

Atlantic publish Dusty Springfield’s fifth album : ‘Dusty in…

Dusty Springfield’s ‘Dusty in Memphis’ is her fifth studio album produced by Jerry Wexler, Arif Mardin and Tom Dowd, recorded at American Sound Studio in Memphis and released on January 18, 1969 by Atlantic Records. Track Listing : 1.Just A Little Lovin’ (Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil) – 02:18 . 2.So Much Love (Gerry Goffin, Carole […]

This week In Jazz Legends (Special Pianists) 36

Chucho Valdes, Michel Camilo, Tania Maria, Hiromi, Michel Legrand, Ben Sidran, Marcus Roberts, Dave Grusin, Bill Evans, Alice Coltrane, Duke Ellington, Tommy Flanagan, Big Tiny Little. They are the “Jazz Legends (Special Pianists)” selected among the 206 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . Chucho […]

Barbra Streisand records her fifth live album in Las Vegas : ‘Timeless:…

Barbra Streisand’s ‘Timeless: Live in Concert’ is her fifth live album recorded on December 31, 1999 – January 1, 2000 in Las Vegas, Nevada and released on September 19, 2000 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Opening/You’Ll Never Know (Harry Warren, Mack Gordon) – 02:31 . 2.Something’S Coming (Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim) – 03:41 . 3.The […]

Sarah Vaughan ends the recording of ‘A Time in My Life’ (1971)

Sarah Vaughan’s ‘A Time in My Life’ is a studio album (arranged by Ernie Wilkins and recorded between November 16 and 26, 1971 and released in 1972 By Mainstream. Track Listing : 1.Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler) (Marvin Gaye, James Nyx) – 04:08 . 2.Imagine (John Lennon) – 04:36 . 3.Sweet Gingerbread Man […]

Oscar Peterson records ‘Walking the Line’ for Mps (1970)

Oscar Peterson’s ‘Walking the Line’ is an album recorded on November 10-13, 1970 1970 and released the same year by Mps. Track Listing : 1.I Love You (Cole Porter) – 05:14 . 2.Rock Of Ages (Jack Fascinato, Tennessee Ernie Ford) – 05:32 . 3.Once Upon A Summertime (Eddie Barclay, Michel Legrand, Eddy Marnay, Johnny Mercer) […]

A&M publish Herb Alpert’s album : ‘S.R.O.’ recorded with…

Herb Alpert’s ‘S.R.O.’ is her seventh album recorded with the Tijuana Brass and released in November 1966 by A&M Track Listing : 1.Our Day Will Come (Mort Garson, Bob Hilliard) – 02:21 . 2.Mexican Road Race (Sol Lake) – 02:30 . 3.I Will Wait For You (Michel Legrand) – 03:15 . 4.Bean Bag (John Pisano, […]

Singing Broadway

Eighty six famous artists sing seventy songs lifted from sixty-one Broadway Shows. This is our special “Singing Broadway” in video

Bill Evans in Europe – The Sixties

For the first time, in August 1964, Bill Evans goes to Europe. Taking drummer Larry Bunker and bassist Chuck Israels to Stockholm in Sweden for a session with local singer Monica Zetterlund and a taping at the national television. For the rest of the sixties, Evans and different trios will come back steadily. (Spring 1965 […]

This week In Jazz Legends (Special Saxophonists) 10

John Coltrane, Eric Dolphy, Candy Dulfer, Phil Woods, Joe Henderson, Wayne Shorter, Paul Desmond, Johnny Griffin, Joe Lovano, Bennie Maupin, Marshall Allen et al, Charlie Rouse, Billy Harper et al. They are the “Jazz Legends (Special Saxophonists)” performers selected among the 287 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. […]