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Bon anniversaire, Stéphane January 26, 2008

Posted by Jeff in Cool, Jazz, Music, Swing.
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Today would have been the one hundredth birthday of the greatest jazz violinist of all time.

Above, from 1991, the eighty-three-year-old Stéphane Grappelli performs “How High The Moon” by Nancy Hamilton and Morgan Lewis, accompanied by McCoy Tyner on piano, Marc Fosset on guitar and Jean-Philip Viret on bass.


Here’s a clip of Grappelli appearing on Michael Parkinson’s BBC program with the classical violinist Yehudi Menuhin, playing “Tango Jalousie” by Jacob Gade. It was the beginning of a collaboration that led to several wonderful records.

And here is Grappelli with his most famous collaborators.

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1. LadeReree - April 19, 2009

Очень полезно


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