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Michel LegrandMichel Legrand ... LP
Bell (France), Early 70s. Very Good+ ... $18.99
Very nice album of moody vocal tracks recorded by the great French soundtrack composer. Michel's voice is lovely and fragile, and he sings with a raspy sound that makes these tracks come alive in ways we didn't expect. Most tracks are originals, and music direction is by Armand Migiani. With the tracks "Dans Le Meme Instant", "Dans Ses Yeux", "L'Ete Picasso", "Chaines", and "Les Premieres Amours". (French, Vocalists) LP, Vinyl record album
(Comes in a glossy black gatefold cover.)

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Karin KrogYou Must Believe In Spring – Songs By Michel Legrand ... LP
Meantime (Norway), 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99
One of our favorite singers and one of our favorite composers – brought together in a dream of a vocal jazz album! We've always loved the tunes that Michel Legrand penned for films of the 60s and 70s – as they've got a depth, sincerity, and jazziness that goes beyond most of his contemporaries – but they've also never sounded better than in the hands of vocalist Karin Krog and arranger Palle Mikkelborg, who both really deliver a unique twist on the Legrand sound! Mikkelborg's arrangements for the set are extremely beautiful – sometimes using funky backings, sometimes softer strings – but always getting the right balance between emotion and grooviness that Legrand brought to his original recordings of the work. And guitarist Philip Catherine plays some nicely complicated lines that electrify the tunes with a weird, moody feel – often "singing" alongside Karin's deeply icy vocals in a really wonderful way. The tracks are all taken at slightly longer readings than you might expect, which makes for even more room for creative invention – and titles include "Watch What Happens", "Ask Yourself Why", "I Will Wait For You", "Once Upon A Summertime", and "What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life". LP, Vinyl record album
 
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Abbey LincolnPainted Lady (aka Golden Lady) ... CD
Blue Marge (France), 1980. New Copy ... About January 16, 2017 (delayed)
A wonderfully moody album from Abbey Lincoln – one that's a bit more laidback than some of her other efforts, but no less soulful! There's kind of a broken, jagged sound to the record – a late nite vibe that's blue and melancholy, and which gets some great support from the tenor sax of Archie Shepp – which often gets a chance to solo on most tracks! The rhythms are gentle, often a bit spare – and handled by Hilton Ruiz on piano, Jack Gregg on bass, and Freddie Waits on drums – and the set also features work from trumpeter Roy Burroughs. Tracks include three original compositions, "Painted Lady", "Throw It Away", and "Caged Bird", plus a sublime version of Stevie Wonder's "Golden Lady". Also includes Ellington's "Sophisticated Lady", and Michel Legrand's "What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life". CD
 
 
 



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