Les Grands Portraits d'Open Jazz : Helen Merrill

Un biopic sur une légende du jazz, à partir d'une longue interview réalisée "at home" à l'écoute sur cette page

Les Grands Portraits d'Open Jazz : Helen Merrill
Helen Merrill dans les années 70 © David Redfern / Getty - Alex Dutilh © Christophe Abramowitz, © Radio France

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Helen Merrill, la voix des songes (1/10) : L'enfance de l'art

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Helen Merrill-1

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Helen Merrill, la voix des songes (2/10) : Le pied à l'étrier

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Helen Merrill-2

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Helen Merrill, la voix des songes (3/10) : Les premiers albums

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Helen Merrill-3

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Helen Merrill, la voix des songes (4/10) : Une palette élargie

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Helen Merrill-4

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Helen Merrill, la voix des songes (5/10) Le voyage en Italie

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Helen Merrill-5

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Helen Merrill, la voix des songes (6/10) : Les années au Japon

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Helen Merrill-6

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Helen Merrill, la voix des songes (7/10) : Le retour au pays

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Helen Merrill-7

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Helen Merrill, la voix des songes (8/10) : D'autres horizons

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Helen Merrill-8

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Helen Merrill, la voix des songes (9/10) : En verve

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Helen Merrill-9

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Helen Merrill, la voix des songes (10/10) : L'autoportrait

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Helen Merrill-10, © Emarcy Records

Helen Merrill #1 : L'enfance de l'art

You'd be nice to come home to, de Cole Porter (Helen Merrill) - EMARCY MG 36006
Careless Love, de William Christopher Handy (Helen Merrill) - MAINSTREAM 56014
When the world was young, de Mercer/Philippe (Helen Merrill) - VERVE 8379362
Autumn in New York, de Vernon Duke (Helen Merrill) - CATALYST 7912
I see your face before me, de Dietz/Schwartz (Helen Merrill) - LONEHILL JAZZ 10361
All Blues/St Louis Blues, de Herzog/Holiday (Helen Merrill) - VERVE 5223632
I can make you love me, de Derose/Russel (Sarah Vaughan) - FREMEAUX 228
This is my Night to dream, de Monaco/Burke (Nat King Cole) - DREYFUS 367402
The more I see you, de Gordon/Warren (Helen Merrill) - VENUS 790051
My Funny Valentine, de Rogers/Hart (Helen Merrill) - GITANES 5588512
You'd be nice to com home to, de Cole Porter (Helen Merrill) - FSRCD 489

Helen Merrill #2 : Le pied à l'étrier
Minha Rocca, de Duran (Helen Merrill) - MEC 56014
Ella's Fella, de Hines/Roth (Earl Hines) - CLASSICS 1288
A Cigarette for Company, de Hines/Roth/Miller (Earl Hines) - CLASSICS 1288
All of You, de Cole Porter (Helen Merrill) - LONEHILL LHJ10361
Sometimes I feel like a Motherless Child, trad./argmt Merrill (Helen Merrill) - OWL 0147292
I'm just a lucky so and so, de Ellington/David (Helen Merrill) - EMARCY MG36078
I cover the waterfront, de Green/Hayman (Cherlie Parker - FA 1337
I got Rhythm/Chasing the Bird, de Gershwin/Parker (Helen Merrill) - EMARCY 5588502
I got a feelin, de Nick Lucas (Etta Jones) - CHANT DU MONDE 274204546
Summertime, de Gerhwin/Heyward (Helen Merrill) - LONEHILL JAZZ LHJ10361
Just You Just Me, de Greer/Klages (Lester Young) - VERVE 8316702
Just You Juste Me, de Gree/Klages (Helen Merrill) - EMARCY 36057
I'm here to get my baby out of jail, de Karl and Harty (Helen Merrill) - ATLANTIC 33112

Helen Merrill #3 : Les premiers albums
Don't explain, de Billie Holiday/Arthur Herzog (H. Merrill/C. Brown 6tet/Q. Jones) - LONEHILL JAZZ 10164
Born to be Blue, de Mel Torme/Robert Wells (H. Merrill/C. Brown 6tet/Q. Jones) - LONEHILL JAZZ 10164
S'Wonderful, de G. et I. Gershwin (H. Merrill/C. Brown 6tet/Q. Jones) - LONEHILL JAZZ 10164
What's New, de Bob Haggart/Johnny Burke (H. Merrill/C. Brown 6tet/Q. Jones) - LONEHILL JAZZ 10164
Falling in Love with Love, de Rodgers/Hart (H. Merrill/C. Brown 6tet/Q. Jones) - LONEHILL JAZZ 10164
Yesterdays, de Otto Harbach/Jerome Kern (H. Merrill/C. Brown 6tet/Q. Jones) - LONEHILL JAZZ 10164
Lilac Wine, de James Shelton (H. Merrill/H. Jones/B. Galbraith/M. Hinton/S. Gubin) - LONEHILL JAZZ 10164
Mountain High Valley Low, de Scott/Hanighen (H. Merrill/H. Jones/B. Galbraith/M. Hinton/S. Gubin) - LONEHILL JAZZ 10164
Anything Goes, de Cole Porter (H. Merrill/H. Jones/B. Galbraith/M. Hinton/S. Gubin) - LONEHILL JAZZ 10164
Comes Love, de Tobias/Brown/Stept (H. Merrill/H. Jones/B. Galbraith/M. Hinton/S. Gubin) - LONEHILL JAZZ 10164
You won't forget me, de Goell/Spelman (H. Merrill/H. Jones/B. Galbraith/M. Hinton/S. Gubin) - LONEHILL JAZZ 10164
I'm so lonesome I could Cry, de Hank Williams (Helen Merrill) - HEART AND SOUL Rec.

Helen Merrill #4 : Une palette élargie
Where Flamingos Fly, de H. Coulander/E. Teal/J. Brooks (Helen Merrill) - EMARCY 36078
People will say we're in love, Rodgers/Hammerstein (Helen Merrill) - EMARCY 36078
Any place I hang my Hat is home, de J. Arlen/J. Mercer ( Helen Merrill) - EMARCY 36078
New Town is a Blue Town, de H. Adler/J. Ross (Helen Merrill) - EMARCY 36078
I'm a fool to want you, de J. Herron/F. Sinatra/J. Wolf (Helen Merrill) - EMARCY 36078
If I Forget You, d'Irving Caesar (Helen Merrill) - EMARCY 36107
Black's the Colour off my true Love's Hair, trad. (Helen Merrill) - EMARCY 36107
Nearness of You, de Carmichael/Washington (Helen Merrill) - EMARCY 36134
Let me love You, de B. Howard (Helen Merrill) - EMARCY 36134
Softly as in a morning Sunrise, de Romberg/Hammerstein (Helen Merrill) - EMARCY 36134
Bye Bye Blackbird, de Dixon/Henderson (Helen Merrill) - EMARCY 36134
Thrill is gone, de Brown/Henderson (Helen Merrill) - VERVE 8379362
Vous m'éblouissez, de Coots/Gillespie/Henneve/Palex (Helen Merrill) - VERVE 8379362
You've got a Date with the Blues, de Feonard Feather (Helen Merrill) - VERVE 8379362

Helen Merrill #5 : Le voyage en Italie
House of the rising Sun, trad. (Helene Merrill) - MAINSTREAL 56014
You go to my Head, de Gillespie/coots (Helen Merrill) - LIUTO 0063/5
I've got you under my skin, de Cole Porter (Helen Merrill) - LIUTO 0063/5
Everything happens to me, de T. Adair/M. Dennis (Helen Merrill) - LIUTO 0063/5
Night and Day, de Cole Porter (Helen Merrill) - RCA 74321592642
Solitude, de Lange/Mills/Ellington (Helen Merrill) - RCA 74321592642
Willow weep or me, d'Ann Ronell (Helen Merrill) - RCA 74321592642
Dawn, de P. Umiliani (Helen Merrill) - LIUTO LRS 0063/5
My only Man, de P. Umiliani (Helen Merrill) - LIUTO LRS 0063/5
Nun e Peccato, de Calise/Rossi (Helen Merrill) - LIUTO LRS 0063/5
Estate, de B. Martino (Helen Merrill) - LIUTO LRS 0063/5
Se fatto tardi, de G. Meccia (Helen Merrill) - LIUTO LRS 0063/5
My funny Valentine, de Rogers/Hart (Ben Wenster) - VERVE MGV2028

Helen Merrill #6 : Les années au Japon
Someday my Prince will come, de F. Chrchill/L. Morey (Helen Merrill) - KING 2249
I feel pretty, de Sondheim/Bernstein (Helen Merrill) - KING 2249
Charade, de Mancini/Mercer (Helen Merrill) - VICTOR 23176
Left alone, de M. Waldron/B. Holliday (Helen Merrill) - VENUS 79051
Lullaby of Chugoku Chiho, de K. Yamada (Helen Merrill) - PADDLE WHEEL 6071
Sometimes I fell like a motherless Child, trad. (Helen Merrill) - PADDLE WHEEL 6071
Thrill is gone, de R. Henderson/L. Brown (Helen Merrill/Gary Peacock) - STORYVILLE 1014
My Man, de Pollock/Yvain/Willemetz/Charles (Helen Merrill/Gary Peacock) - STORYVILLE 1014
This Hotel, de J. Keating/R. Quinel (Helen Merrill) - BAYBRIDGE 20695
Saint Louis Blues, de Miles Davis/W. C. Handy (Helen Merrill) - BAYBRIDGE 20695

Helen Merrill #7 : Le retour au pays
Summertime, de Gershwin/Heyward (Helen Merrill/Teddy Wilson) - CATALYST 7903
East of the Sun, de Brooks Bowman (Helen Merrill/Teddy Wilson) - CATALYST 7903
You're my Thrill, de Clare/Goney (H. Merrill/D. Katz/R. Carter) - EMARCY 8225902
What is this thing called Love, de Cole Porter (H. Merrill/D. Katz/R. Carter/P. La Rocca) - EMARCY 8225902
Here's that rainy Day, de J. Burke/J. Van Heusen (Helen Merrill/Dick Katz) - EMARCY 8325902
Deep in a Dream, de Delange/Van Heusen (Helen Merrill/Jim Hall) EMARCY 8325902
Lonely Woman, de Coleman/Guryan (Helen Merrill/Dick Katz) - EMARCY 5588512
I should Care, de Kahn/Stordahl/Weston (Helen Merrill/Dick Katz) - EMARCY 5588512
I love Paris, de Cole Porter (Helen Merrill/Gordon Beck) - OWL 038
I'm mad about the Boy, de N. Coward (Helen Merrill/John Lewis) - KENWOOD 25047
Sounds around the House, de Mercer/Wilder (Helen Merril/Roland Hanna) - EMARCY 5588392
They didn't believe me, de J. Kern/H. Reynolds (Helen Merrill/Al Haig) - EMARCY 5588402
Last Night when we were Young, de H. Arlen/E.Y. Harburg (Helen Merrill/ Tommy Flanagan) - EMARCY 5588382

Helen Merrill #8 : D'autres horizons
And I love him, de Lennon/McCartney (Helen Merrill) - VICTOR 1043
Natural Sounds, de J. O Kun (Helen Merrill) - EMARCY 5588482
Wave, d'A.C. Jobim/G. Lees (Helen Merrill) - EMARCY 5588482
I concentrate on You, de Cole Porter (Helen Merrill) - PRO ARTS 709
Let's face the Music and Dance, d'Irving Berlin ( Helen Merrill) - VICTOR 1143
When I look in your Eyes, de Leslie Bricusse (Helen Merrill/Gordon Beck) - OWL 038
By myself, de H. Dietz/A. Schwartz (Helen Merrill/Godon Beck) OWL 038
Music Makers, de Helen Merrill/Torrie Zito (Helen Merrill) - OWL 044
Laura, de David Raskin/Johnny Mercer (Helen Merrill) - OWL 044
A Child is born, d'Alec Wilder/Thad Jones (Helen Merrill/RonCarter) - EMARCY 8380972
I fall in love too easily, de Jule Styne ( Helen Merrill/Ron Carter) - EMARCY 8380972
You'd be so nice to come home to, de Cole Porter (Helen Merrill/Billy Eckstine) EMARCY 8320112

Helen Merrill #9 : En verve
Summertime, de Gershwin/Heyward (Helen Merrill/Gil Evans) - EMARCY 834205
People will say we're in love, de Rodgers/Hammerstein (Helen Merrill/Gil Evans) - EMARCY 834205
Cavatina, de Cleo Laine/Stanley Meyers (Helen Merrill/Stan Getz) - EMARCY 842007
Music Makers, d'Helen Merrill/Torrie Zito (Helen Merrill/Stan Gets) - EMARCY 842007
Out of this World, de Mercer/Arlen (Helen Merrill) - EMARCY 510691
Willow weep for me, d'Alain Ronell (Helen Merrill) - EMARCY 510691
I Remember, de Jon Hendricks/Benny Golson (Helen Merrill) - VERVE 522363
You and the Night and the Music, de H. Dietz/A. Schwartz (Helen Merrill) - VERVE 537087
Beautiful Love/A love live this, de Gillespie/Young/ Van Alstyne/Washington/Young (Helen Merrill) - VERVE 537087

Helen Merrill #10 : L'Autoportrait
Imagining KRK, de Gil Goldstein (Helen Merrill) - VERVE 542962
Long long ago, de T. B Haynes/H. Merrill (Helen Merrill) - VERVE 542962
La Paloma, de S. Yradier/H. Merrill (Helen Merrill) - VERVE 542962
Nobody knows, de Marilyn Bergman/Alan Bergman (Helen Merrill) - VERVE 542962
Sometimes I feel like a motherless Child, trad. (Helen Merrill) - VERVE 542962
Ti Si Rajski Cvijet, trad. (Helen Merrill) - VERVE 542962
Lilac Wine, Alan Shelton James (Helen Merrill) - VERVE 570545
Love me tender/How sweet you are, de Loesser/Matson/Presley/Schwartz (Helen Merrill) - VERVE 570545
Pierre, de Barbara (Helen Merrill) - VERVE 570545
Lazy Eyes, de Heikki Sarmanto/Robert Shure (Helen Merrill) - VERVE 570545
Let it snow Let it snow Let it snow, de Styne/Chan (Helen Merrill) - HELEN MERRILL MUSIC 806148200025

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OPEN JAZZ - Matrice Helen Merrill Intégrale

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