Vocalists — All

Singers we love -- from vintage torch to vocalese, scat, jazz poetry, standards, and more!




Items/page

Michel Legrand Edit search Phrase match

 
Sort by
Exact matches: 4
Exact matches1
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Maurice Chevailer/Michel LegrandMaurice Chevalier's Paris ... LP
Columbia, 1957. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
LP, Vinyl record album
(6 eye pressing with deep groove.)

Exact matches2
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Zizi JeanmaireZizi – Zizi Jeanmaire Sings With Michel Legrand & Andre Popp ... LP
Columbia, Late 50s. Very Good- ... $1.99
Groovy arrangements are the key here – thanks to help from Michel Legrand and Andre Popp! (French, Vocalists) LP, Vinyl record album
(Original gold label pressing.)

Exact matches3
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
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

Exact matches4
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
✨✧ Jack JonesJack Jones Sings Michel Legrand ... CD
RCA (Japan), 1971. Used ... Out Of Stock
Proof that Jack Jones is a much better singer than you might think! Forget hits like "Love Boat" or "Wives And Lovers", and check out a record like this – a wonderfully dark batch of tracks composed by French soundtrack genius Michel Legrand, recorded in Paris with arrangements and backings by Legrand himself! The record is one of the few English language albums to truly get the vocal interpretation of Legrand's work right – and it's got a depth of expression that you'd never expect to hear from Jones, a complicated approach to the tunes that's actually not that distant from a singer like Scott Walker (no surprise, as Walker always claimed that Jones was one of his biggest influences!) Titles include "One At A Time", "The Years Of My Youth", "Pieces Of Dreams", "What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life", and "Blue Green Grey & Gone". CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)
 
 
 



⇑ Top