RIP Michel Legrand

Michel Legrand is dead … RIP

He gathered this incredibles musicians John Coltrane, Bill Evans, Phil Woods, Ben Webster… and Miles Davis


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Nice idea for a post Pierre.

RIP Michel Legrand.

I was saddened to see the news yesterday in a twitter post from Ronny Scotts jazz club.

Legrand was such a fantastic composer and pianist… here’s a couple of my favourite compositions of his, played by Bill Evans:


If anyone would like to play these 2 wonderful compositions by Legrand, you can find them here:


Such beautiful pieces of music by a master composer!

He will be missed.

One of students sent me a couple of links over email (knowing that I’m a big fan of Legrand’s work).

I thought they would also be nice to post here for those interested:

A Description Of Michel Legrand’s Life:

Michel & His Sister Christine Singing “Je ne pourrai pas vivre sans toi”:

You must believe in spring. Isn’t listed in our list of jazz standards, I didn’t know this lesson existed.

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Good spot Lori… it’s there now on the “Advanced” page, right at the bottom :+1: :+1: