Improvisations (Stéphane Grappelli album)

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Improvisations
Studio album by Stéphane Grappelli
Released 1956
Recorded February 6, 1956-April 10, 1956
Genre Jazz
Label Mercury
Stéphane Grappelli chronology
Improvisations Feeling + Finesse = Jazz
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Allmusic 2.5/5 stars

Improvisations is a jazz album recorded in 1956, in Paris, by Stéphane Grappelli (violin), Maurice Vander (piano), Pierre Michelot (double bass) and Baptist "Mac Kac" Reiles (drums). It consists of mostly jazz standards.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Lady Is a Tramp" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) – 3:05
  2. "Fascinating Rhythm" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 2:55
  3. "Dans la Vie" (Louiguy) – 3:54
  4. "Cheek to Cheek" (Irving Berlin) – 3:10
  5. "A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square" (Maschwitz, Sherwin) – 3:11
  6. "Taking a Chance on Love" (Duke, Fetter, Latouche) – 3:02
  7. "'S Wonderful" (Gershwin, Gershwin) – 2:30
  8. "Someone to Watch Over Me" (Gershwin, Gershwin) – 2:58
  9. "If I Had You" (Campbell, Connelly, Shapiro) – 3:20
  10. "Body and Soul" (Eyton, Green, Heyman, Sour) – 2:35
  11. "I Want to Be Happy" (Caesar, Youmans) – 2:14
  12. "She's Funny That Way" (Moret, Whiting) – 2:29
  13. "Time After Time" (Cahn, Styne) – 2:44
  14. "Just One of Those Things" (Cole Porter) – 2:30
  15. "Slow en Ré Majeur" (Wilder) – 4:01
  16. "Taking a Chance on Love" (Duke, Fetter, Latouche) – 3:01

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