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It is difficult to pin the multi-talented Michel Legrand down into one single category. This amazingly versatile singer, songwriter, composer, arranger, conductor and producer has enjoyed a whirlwind career, excelling in an impressively broad range of domains from film soundtracks and French ‚chanson‘ to jazz and classical music.
An international star, who has won as much respect in the United States as he has in Europe, Legrand is an insatiable musician whose creativity and ambition appear to know no bounds. For this gala event titled „LeGrand Jazz“, which marks the launch of a world tour, the pianist chose the brilliant backdrop of the Big Band Orchestra from London to ignite and provide extra reinforcement for his greatest
hits. The fabulous guitarist Sylvain Luc was invited to participate in this anniversary event. To perform some of his top songs, Legrand brought British singer Alison Moyet on board, with her powerful voice, full of soul and energy.
Alison Moyet, vocals
Sylvain Luc, guitar
London Big Band Orchestra
Michel Legrand, piano and conductor
include songs like
“The Windmills of Your Mind” (The Thomas Crown Affair)
“I Will Wait for You” (The Umbrellas of Cherbourg)
“Between Yesterday and Tomorrow”
“What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life?”
Recorded live from the Salle Pleyel, Paris, 2009.
Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: PCM Stereo
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: French, English
Running time: 98 mins
No. of DVDs: 1 (DVD 9)
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