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Michel Legrand Whisks You In Jazz and Romance

Michel Legrand Whisks You In Jazz and Romance

Listening to “Sur Le Quai” from Les Parapluies de Cherbourg, one couldn’t help but step in the shapes of the cobblestone streets and waltz along with the strings and the twinkling melody. This is the work of a world-renowned composer, Michel Legrand, who specialized in classical jazz in French cinema. Through his lifetime, he worked closely with French New Wave film director Jacques Demy.

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