April in Paris

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Jeri Brown, who has emerged to become one of the top jazz singers of the 1990s, pays tribute to the passion of Paris on this CD without performing the title cut. Sticking to ballads other than a medium-tempo "Summertime", Brown's sensuous voice particularly her low notes are well suited to the complex material, which includes a song co-written with Kenny Wheeler "Gentle Piece", a pair of Michel Legrand numbers that add the effective accordion of Roberto De Brashov, a brief poem, a couple of standards and mostly high-quality obscurities. The music is atmospheric and sometimes haunting, swinging lightly and filled with subtle invention by the talented singer and her ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Jeri Brown, who has emerged to become one of the top jazz singers of the 1990s, pays tribute to the passion of Paris on this CD without performing the title cut. Sticking to ballads other than a medium-tempo "Summertime", Brown's sensuous voice particularly her low notes are well suited to the complex material, which includes a song co-written with Kenny Wheeler "Gentle Piece", a pair of Michel Legrand numbers that add the effective accordion of Roberto De Brashov, a brief poem, a couple of standards and mostly high-quality obscurities. The music is atmospheric and sometimes haunting, swinging lightly and filled with subtle invention by the talented singer and her supportive trio.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/19/1996
  • Label: Justin Time Records
  • UPC: 068944009220
  • Catalog Number: 92
  • Sales rank: 149,553

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Jeri Brown Primary Artist, Vocals
Pierre Michelot Bass
John Betsch Drums
Alain Jean-Marie Piano
Roberto de Brasov Accordion
Technical Credits
Michel Legrand Composer
Leslie Bricusse Composer
Alain Cluzeau Engineer
Bill Kipper Mastering
Johnny Mercer Composer
Anthony Newley Composer
Ian Terry Mastering
Jeri Brown Producer
Eddie Barclay Composer
Jim West Executive Producer
Marc Pompe Composer
Alex Dutilh Liner Notes
Agnes Jacob translation
Eddy Marnay Composer
Public Domain Composer
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