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Alzy Trio

The Alzy Trio dates back to the spring of 2002 when three friends, all guitarists, decided to play some of their favourite jazz and bossa nova tunes. In 2007, they signed their first CD, “Seize cordes en bal(l)ades”, still available at www.alzy.info. It included instrumental variations of eight great classics (Wave, Corcovado, So Danço samba, Insensatez, So What, Birdland, etc.) composed by Miles Davis, Vinicius de Moraes, Tom Jobim and Joe Zawinul, among others

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Chanson de Maxence I am particularly attracted by the music of Michel Legrand, represented by two songs in this French songbook. He is the only composer, with Joseph Kosma and Charles Trénet (and a few others) to have made a permanent stamp on the international repertoire of standards and evergreens, from which jazzmen looking for melodies have long drawn their inspiration. Gérard Rouy, Jazz Magazine

Cécile, ma fille When this song was written, Claude Nougaro was just beginning his career. Dark, obstinate and… tender, as shown by the lyrics of this song, a hard-boiled guy who falls head over heels in love with a baby girl

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