Michel Legrand

The brilliance of the extremely talented Michel Legrand.

The Summer Knows sung by Johnny Mathis on How Do You Keep the Music Playing.

His Eyes sung by Sarah Vaughan on her With Michel Legrand recording.

Windmills of Your Mind / How Do You Keep The Music Playing?
Windmills is the title track of Grady Tate’s recording, and the duet by James Ingram & Patti Austin is on Body + Soul Duets.

Something New In My Life sung by Johnny Mathis
on How Do You Keep the Music Playing.

Watch What Happens / What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life? – First is an instrumental by Phil Woods from his American’s Songbook II recording. The Barbra Streisand vocal is from The Way We Were.

You Must Believe In Spring – played by Johnny Griffin on his Chicago, New York, Paris recording.

Papa, Can You Hear Me ? / The Way He Makes Me Feel – sung by Barbra Streisand from Yentl.

Summer Me, Winter Me / I Will Say Good-Bye – Johnny Mathis singing from How Do You Keep the Music Playing, and Sarah Vaughan from her With Michel Legrand recording.

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And read Michel Legrand: Birdland (2008) A report by Marc Myers on his Jazzwax blog, a wonderful source for jazz history, interviews, and inciteful commentary.

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