Paris for Lovers

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All Music Guide - Rob Theakston
Continuing their excellent series of ballads and slower numbers paying tribute to a city, Verve has issued this 11-song set of songs as lovely as the city being serenaded: Paris. The collection starts and finishes with tracks featuring Louis Armstrong, a surprise choice considering that Armstrong is widely recognized for his uptempo catalog and gravelly voice, but it works very well, especially with Ella Fitzgerald in tow for the opening "April in Paris." Spanning over four decades, this soothing, enjoyable collection ranges from legends to contemporary favorites and is ideal as a soundtrack playing in the background or for a wide range ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Rob Theakston
Continuing their excellent series of ballads and slower numbers paying tribute to a city, Verve has issued this 11-song set of songs as lovely as the city being serenaded: Paris. The collection starts and finishes with tracks featuring Louis Armstrong, a surprise choice considering that Armstrong is widely recognized for his uptempo catalog and gravelly voice, but it works very well, especially with Ella Fitzgerald in tow for the opening "April in Paris." Spanning over four decades, this soothing, enjoyable collection ranges from legends to contemporary favorites and is ideal as a soundtrack playing in the background or for a wide range of other relaxing environments.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/8/2005
  • Label: Verve
  • UPC: 602498343234
  • Catalog Number: 000568002
  • Sales rank: 13,260

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 April in Paris (6:35)
  2. 2 The Last Time I Saw Paris (2:56)
  3. 3 La Valse des Lilas (3:20)
  4. 4 Tout Doucement (2:24)
  5. 5 Nuages - Stéphane Grappelli (4:29)
  6. 6 C'est Si Bon (5:43)
  7. 7 Ne Me Quitte Pas (3:37)
  8. 8 Petit Fleur - Rahsaan Roland Kirk (3:11)
  9. 9 Quand Tu Dors Près de Moi (4:26)
  10. 10 Les Feuilles Mortes (3:29)
  11. 11 La Vie en Rose (3:26)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Nina Simone Piano, Vocals
Blossom Dearie Piano, Vocals
Herb Ellis Guitar
Ella Fitzgerald Vocals
Stéphane Grappelli Violin
Earl Hines Piano
Johnny Hodges Alto Saxophone
Hank Jones Piano
Jo Jones Drums
Rahsaan Roland Kirk Flute
Joachim Kühn Piano
Michel Legrand Vocals
Helen Merrill Vocals
Horace Parlan Piano
Oscar Peterson Piano
Buddy Rich Drums
Daniel Humair Drums
Sy Oliver Conductor
Jimmy Woode Bass
Hal Mooney Conductor
George Duvivier Bass
Laura Fygi Vocals
Abbey Lincoln Vocals
Louis Armstrong Trumpet, Vocals
Everett Barksdale Guitar
Johnny Blowers Drums
Ray Brown Bass
Mort Bullman Trombone
Pierre Cavalli Guitar
Clark Terry Flugelhorn
Malcolm Creese Bass
Art Drelinger Tenor Saxophone
Steve Ellington Percussion, Drums
Harold Fisher Drums
Frits Landesbergen Vibes
Phil Lee Guitar
Bert Meulendijk Guitar
Guy Pedersen Bass
Bernie Privin Trumpet
Billy Strayhorn Piano
Hans Vroomans Piano
Paul Webster Trumpet
Sam Woodyard Drums
Milt Yaner Alto Saxophone
Rudy Stevenson Guitar
Michael Fleming Bass
Bill Holcombe Tenor Saxophone
Red Solomon Trumpet
Jimmy And His Orchestra Hodges Alto Saxophone
Bill Holcomb Tenor Saxophone
Jurre Haanstra Keyboards
Hymie Shertzer Alto Saxophone
Technical Credits
Johannes Brahms Composer
Michel Legrand Arranger, Composer
Django Reinhardt Composer
Sy Oliver Arranger
Jacques Brel Composer
Edith Piaf Composer
Hal Mooney Arranger, Producer
Vernon Duke Composer
Jerome Kern Composer
Georges Auric Adaptation
Sidney Bechet Composer
Norman Granz Producer
Mark David Composer
Milt Gabler Producer
Oscar Hammerstein II Composer
E.Y. "Yip" Harburg Composer
Jacques Prévert Composer
Billy Strayhorn Arranger
Allan Tucker Mastering
Al Young Liner Notes
Kiyoshi "Boxman" Koyama Producer
Eddie Barclay Composer
Hollis King Art Direction
Joseph Kosma Composer
Eddy Marnay Composer
Françoise Sagan Adaptation
Henri Betti Composer
Clayton Junior Illustrations
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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 7, 2012

    AMAZING!!

    Such great compilations of songs! I don't understand any french, but it did not really matter. THAT'S HOW AMAZING IT IS!

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