Thursday, June 9, 2016

Jacques Loussier - Play Bach N°2

Year : 1962
Label : DECCA
Genre : Jazz, Classical
Style : Baroque, Fusion, Contemporary Jazz

Volume 2 of the five discs serie starting from 1959, performed by the Jacques Loussier Trio featuring percussionist Christian Garros & bassist Pierre Michelot, former member (with Django Reinhardt) of the Quintette du Hot Club de France. Considered as a pioneer, “the grandfather” of crossover jazz has attempted to unify the classical and the jazz world. Jacques Loussier introduces his jazz improvisations on some Johann Sebastian Bach compositions, in five acts, all recorded between 1959 and 1965 for DECCA label. He played in four continents from London to New York by Tokyo and sold over six million copies in the world. 

Jacques Loussier_piano
Pierre Michelot_bass
Christian Garros_drums, percussions

01. Allemande   
02. Courante   
03. Sarabande   
04. Menuet I - Menuet II   
05. Gigue   
06. Choral   
07. Prelude 6   
08. Aria   
09. Prelude 16   
10. Fugue 16   
11. Prelude 21 

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