- Jazz big band
"It took me several weeks, but I'd never written a composition like it before. I wanted to create a melody that the public would remember, and associate it with him" Benny Golson
Un all-star comprenant huit des meilleurs musiciens/compositeurs du jazz actuel pour la parution “Live at SFJAZZ Center 2017”.
"One of the greatest jazz trumpeters of all time. His beret and horn-rimmed spectacles, his scat singing, his bent horn, pouched cheeks and his light-hearted personality were essential in popularizing bebop" Alyn Shipton, Gillespie's biographer
À son arrivée à Paris en 1942, Maurice Pon fait son entrée dans le métier par le théâtre. 1947, il écrit Bedelia pour Ray Ventura et ses collégiens, Henri Salvador en fait partie ! Les 2 hommes se lieront d'une longue amitié avec plus de 250 chansons, écrites à 4 mains à La Varenne Saint-Hilaire !
"My Way" a song popularized by Frank Sinatra. Its lyrics were written by Paul Anka and set to music based on the french song "Comme d'habitude" composed in 1967 by Claude François and Jacques Revaux, lyrics by Claude François and Gilles Thibault.
Yesterday when I was young, The old fashion way, She, For mama. Et d'autres interprétées par Dusty Springfield, Mel Tormé, Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra, Tommy Tune, Lena Horne, Oscar Brown Jr, Shirley Bassey, Elvis Presley et immanquablement quelques pépites...
Dr. Brown member of the State House of Representatives for Georgia, told Bernie about Dr. Brown’s daughter Georgia Brown and how subsequent to the baby girl’s birth on August 11, 1911 the Georgia General Assembly had issued a declaration that she was to be named, Georgia...
Duke Ellington trusted Billy Strayhorn's artistic gifts from the moment he joined the band in 1939 until Strayhorn's death in 1967 - Duke Ellington said of Billy Strayhorn after his passing, that he possessed : "Tonal supremacy, a mantle which he wore only with total grace..."
"Sometimes a great song could be written by somebody the public had never heard of like the boys who wrote "Angel Eyes" Earl Brent and Matt Dennis" Ella Fitzgerald
Le thème sous forme de question/réponse évoque les échanges passionnés auxquels s'adonnaient les pasteurs et leur assemblée lors des chants gospel. Composé par le pianiste Bobby Timmons le morceau deviendra un standard du jazz
"Pour la dernière de la saison 2018, une édition exceptionnelle, dans laquelle je vous propose de revenir sur les thèmes de l'année avec un choix de versions non diffusées parmi les plus belles !" Laurent Valero
George Gershwin made two quick stops in Charleston, in December of 1933 and by late February 1934 : “I have begun composing music for the first act, and I am starting with the songs and spirituals first.” One of the first numbers he wrote was the most legendary “Summertime”
"Dear Cole, I am mad about Night and Day, i think it is your high spot. You know it is being played all over. And the orchestra leaders think it is the best tune of the year and I agree ! Really, Cole, it is great. And i could not resist the temptation of writing you about it. As ever" Irving Berlin