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EAN : 9782809846843
Shaping : BROCHE
Pages : 432
Size : 140 x 225 mm
Novelty
Michel Petrucciani

Fara C. (préface de), Charles Lloyd (postface de)
Collection : Arts et spectacles
Release date : 04/01/2024
The first thorough biography of the great pianist who passed away 25 years ago
Born in Orange (Vaucluse, France), Michel Petrucciani, the son of a guitarist, had the brittle bone disease. But despite his condition, Petrucciani was a child prodigy, a piano and jazz enthusiast, who dreamed of becoming Duke Ellington; he started piano at 4, played with the American trumpeter Clark Terry at... Born in Orange (Vaucluse, France), Michel Petrucciani, the son of a guitarist, had the brittle bone disease. But despite his condition, Petrucciani was a child prodigy, a piano and jazz enthusiast, who dreamed of becoming Duke Ellington; he started piano at 4, played with the American trumpeter Clark Terry at 13, and then with the greatest jazzmen: Charles Lloyd, Lee Konitz, Charlie Haden, Gary Peacock, Eddy Louiss, Ron Carter, Wayne Shorter, Stéphane Grappelli…
From his promising beginnings to his arrival in the USA in the 80s and his worldwide fame, the author depicts the story of an amazing but ill man, who passionately lived and played till his death in NYC, on the January 6th, 1999, aged 36.
The destiny of a great jazzman, in line with Bill Evans, Oscar Peterson and Keith Jarrett, praised for his playing inventiveness and virtuosity.
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EAN : 9782809846843
Shaping : BROCHE
Pages : 432
Size : 140 x 225 mm
L'Archipel