Live in Marciac

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
As a young teenager, guitarist Bireli Lagrene was a remarkable soundalike of Django Reinhardt. As he neared age 20, he largely tossed away his role model and delved into fusion and rock. By the time of this 1994 concert, Live in Marciac a trio outing with bassist Chris Minh Doky and drummer André Ceccarelli, Lagrene had returned to straight-ahead jazz but except for an occasional hint he no longer did Reinhardt impressions, even on "Nuages." Lagrene actually comes closer to Barney Kessel in spots, although he mostly sounds fairly original. The well-played performance includes such numbers as "Softly as in a Morning Sunrise" which is over ten-and-a-half-minutes long, "Donna ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
As a young teenager, guitarist Bireli Lagrene was a remarkable soundalike of Django Reinhardt. As he neared age 20, he largely tossed away his role model and delved into fusion and rock. By the time of this 1994 concert, Live in Marciac a trio outing with bassist Chris Minh Doky and drummer André Ceccarelli, Lagrene had returned to straight-ahead jazz but except for an occasional hint he no longer did Reinhardt impressions, even on "Nuages." Lagrene actually comes closer to Barney Kessel in spots, although he mostly sounds fairly original. The well-played performance includes such numbers as "Softly as in a Morning Sunrise" which is over ten-and-a-half-minutes long, "Donna Lee," "Blues Walk" and "I Got Rhythm." An excellent example of Lagrene's playing of the mid-'90s.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/20/1996
  • Label: Dreyfus
  • UPC: 764911656724
  • Catalog Number: 36567

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Softly as in the Morning Sunrise (10:33)
  2. 2 Days of Wine and Roses (6:33)
  3. 3 Donna Lee (5:57)
  4. 4 Smile (7:22)
  5. 5 Autumn Leaves (8:43)
  6. 6 Nuages (3:38)
  7. 7 C'Est Si Bon (9:41)
  8. 8 Blues Walk (5:47)
  9. 9 Stella by Starlight (8:03)
  10. 10 I Got Rhythm (4:52)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Biréli Lagrène Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Electric Guitar
Chris Minh Doky Bass
André Ceccarelli Cymbals, Drums
Technical Credits
Biréli Lagrène Producer
Geoff Parsons Composer
John Turner Composer
Jo Parkinson Illustrations
Christian Pegand Producer
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