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Denis Matsuev and friends interpret Charlie Parker, Duke Ellington and Cole Porter

From jazz to classic

Denis Matsuev and friends interpret Charlie Parker, Duke Ellington and Cole Porter From jazz to classic

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Denis Matsuev pays tribute to jazz music at Annecy Classic Festival!

The co-director of Annecy Classic Festival, Denis Matsuev is also one the most talented pianist of his generation. The Siberian Bear, as the press critics called him, Matsuev is well-known for his incredible virtuosity, as well as for his taste in jazz music. Along with his friends Pauline Jean, Borislav Strulev, Andrey Ivanov, Arkady Shilkloper and Dmitry Sevastyanov, he pays tribute to the greatest jazz musicians ever: Charlie Parker (Bird), Cole Porter (I Get a Kick Out of You, I've Got You Under My Skin, I Love Paris, ...) and Duke Ellington (Summertime, Night And Day, ...)

Credits.

Program

  • Duke Ellington, Improvisation on "Take the A train"
  • George Gershwin, Improvisation on Rhapsody in Blue
  • Astor Piazzolla, Improvisation on Astor Piazzolla themes
  • AlpHorn solo
  • Sergei Rachmaninov, Improvisation on Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43
  • Edvard Grieg, Improvisation on Peer Gynt "In the Hall of the Mountain King"
  • Vocal solo
  • Panama me tombe
  • Duke Ellington, Improvisation on Caravan

Details

  • Directed by: Jean-Pierre Loisil
  • Venue: Arcadium (Annecy, France)
  • Broadcast date: Aug. 26, 2013, 8 p.m.
  • Production date: 2013
  • Recording date: 25 Aug. 2013
  • sponsor

Casting

  • Pauline Jean | Vocals
  • Borislav Strulev | Cellist
  • Andrey Ivanov | Double bassist
  • Arkady Shilkloper | Hornist
  • Dmitry Sevastyanov | Percussionist

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