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Wild Man Blues - Michel Legrand - Legrand Jazz (CD, Album)

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  1. Michel Legrand has spent most of his life as a composer in the studios and for films, but this release is a jazz classic. Legrand took 11 famous jazz compositions and arranged them for three different groups. Tenor great Ben Webster, flutist Herbie Mann, four trombonists, and a rhythm section perform pieces by Duke Ellington, Earl Hines, Django Reinhardt ("Nuages"), and the Count Basie -associated 9/
  2. Nov 17,  · On Legrand jazz, his stamp is put on standards. This album was made in the s, before he wrote the sophisticated structures for his brilliant film scores. "Night In Tunisia," and "Round Midnight" are here. To me these sound more like cool jazz/5(65).
  3. The most famous session has Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Phil Woods, Herbie Mann, pianist Bill Evans, harp, vibes, baritone, and a rhythm section performing music by Thelonious Monk, John Lewis, Jelly Roll Morton ("Wild Man Blues"), and Fats Waller 's "Jitterbug Waltz." Throughout this superlative album, the arrangements are colorful and unusual, making one wish that Legrand had recorded more .
  4. My vinyl copy of Legrand Jazz bought in is a much worn and treasured audio treat. The availability of the same on CD was a great relief. In the 50 years I have been seriously listening to music I keep returning to this brilliant and unique collection/5(67).
  5. Official Title On LP Sleeve and Spine is Legrand Jazz - Michel Legrand With Thirty-One Of America's Greatest Jazzmen Featuring Miles Davis. Label shows Legrand Jazz - Michel Legrand and His Orchestra. Tracks A1, A6, B1, B3 - Recorded June 25, (New York City) Tracks A2, A4, B2, B4 - Recorded June 27, (New York City).
  6. Sealed gm Pure Virgin Vinyl Limited Edition Reissue This Album Compiles Three Recording Sessions Conducted And Arranged By Michel Legrand For His First Exclusively Jaz gr. Jazz Images, , 1/20/ Stains & Staple Holes On Cover.
  7. Legrand Jazz is the result of Legrand traveling to America and using his Columbia Records contract to enlist label mates (and soon to be legends) Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Bill Evans, Paul Chambers, Ben Webster, Hank Jones, Herbie Mann, Phil Woods, Donald Byrd, Art Farmer, Sheldon Powell, Teo Macero, Milt Hinton, Jimmy Cleveland, and others to record his fantastical reimagining of 11 jazz .
  8. The Academy Award-winning composer Michel Legrand brought his favorite jazz artists together for his dream project. Since the musicians include Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Bill Evans, Art Farmer, Phil Woods, Herbie Mann, and Ben Webster (phew!), "dream project" doesn't even come close to describing this classic album.
  9. Watch the video for Wild Man Blues from Michel Legrand's Legrand Jazz for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists.

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