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Legrand Jazz +Big Band Plays Richard Rodgers

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Legrand Jazz +Big Band Plays Richard Rodgers
Legrand Jazz +Big Band Plays Richard Rodgers


Two albums on one disc, deluxe digipak with 20-page booklet and additional line notes by Penguin Guide to Jazz's writer Brian Morton.

Arranged & conducted by MICHEL LEGRAND. Featuring MILES DAVIS (tp), JOHN COLTRANE (ts), BEN WEBSTER (ts), PHIL WOODS (as), BILL EVANS (p), PAUL CHAMBERS (b), among others. Recorded New York, June 1958.

"This isn't modern jazz, or swing, or bop, or New Thing; this is Legrand jazz, its personality as clearly stamped as if he were the main solo voice. Indeed, one realises from listening to these tracks again that for the Frenchman, the orchestra was his instrument." - DOWN BEAT

"A flamboyant...full of invention. The most beautiful standards, from John Lewis' 'Django' and Django Reinhardt's 'Nuages,' to Bix Beiderbecke's 'In a Mist' and Fats Waller's 'The Jitterbug Waltz," were all delightfully reinvented by these incredible musicians." - JAZZ MAGAZINE


  1. Name
  2. Wild Man Blues
  3. 'Round Midnight
  4. The Jitterbug Waltz
  5. Django
  6. Nuages
  7. Rosetta
  8. Dont Get Around Much Anymore
  9. Blue And Sentimental
  10. Stompin At The Savoy
  11. A Night In Tunisia
  12. In A Mist
  13. Falling In Love With Love
  14. People Will Say Were In Love
  15. Bali Hai
  16. Have You Met Miss Jones?
  17. It Might As Well Be Spring
  18. This Cant Be Love
  19. Some Enchanted Evening
  20. Theres A Small Hotel
  21. Getting To Know You
  22. My Funny Valentine
  23. The Lady Is A Tramp
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