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Legrand jazz ; Ascenseur pour l'echafaud

Michel Legrand (composer), Miles Davis (composer), John Coltrane (performer)
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Title
Legrand jazz ; Ascenseur pour l'echafaud
Composer
Michel Legrand 1932-2019 (piano) Miles Davis 1926-1991 (trompet) Bill Evans 1929-1980 (US I) (piano)
Performer
John Coltrane 1926-1967 (saxofoon) Ben Webster 1909-1973 (saxofoon) Hank Jones  (piano)
Publisher
EJC, 2009
1 cd
Recording date
1957-1958
Playing time
01:10:48
EAN
8436028694334
CDR
JE29984

About Michel Legrand

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Michel Jean Legrand (French pronunciation: ​[miʃɛl ləɡʁɑ̃]; 24 February 1932 – 26 January 2019) was a French musical composer, arranger, conductor, and jazz pianist. Legrand was a prolific composer, having written over 200 film and television scores, in addition to many songs. His scores for the films of French New Wave director Jacques Demy, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964) and The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967), earned Legrand his first Academy Award nominations. Legrand won his first Oscar for the song "The Windmills of Your Mind" from The Thomas Crown Affair (1968).

Life and career

Legrand was born in Paris to his father, Raymond Legrand, who was himself a conductor and composer, and his mother, Marcelle Ter-Mikaëlian, who was the sister of conductor Jacques Hélian. Raymond…Read more on Wikipedia

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