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  1. Is the Bluray version with the "Full Concert" a limited edition ? Best is to order now, or we can wait a bit (the release date) ?
  2. In regards of who voted and how, it seems that women don't find our Johnny sexy enough .... ? Come on !! he's the most sexy person on the planet !!
  3. Miguel (who is on this forum and provided me some of the clips i posted from JW on my channel (but not these ones) tell here that it's from 1992. http://www.grandorchestras.com/bostonpops/video/bpops_evening92legrand.html
  4. As promised here are the tunes 2, 3 and 4 of John Williams conducting Michel Legrand and tony bennett on vocals. I tried my best, as I posted this without checking the audio of it (hearing issues) so i hope they are ok. if there is an issue, please let me know. the video is of course not in HD but I uploaded it in HD to force youtube to encode the Audio track in the highest quality possible. As said, Couldn't hear the audio, but I know that on the first song, if my memory is correct, they play one of the tune from the parapluies de cherbourg, so if someone here can tell me and identify the song name from the three videos, thank you !
  5. I have been very lucky to have recorded this video in 1997/1998 i think (not sure) on My VCR. Back then , the onyx german channel was posting some of the boston pops show kind of in "loop" mode, but unfortunatly didn't posted all of them. they did 4 tunes on this concert but the 3 other tunes that i tried to post at the same time have been removed by youtube. certainly because of the third guest, tonny benett. i'll try to repost ithem again, hoping that youtube will not block the videos this time. I studied Jazz piano 24 years ago with one of Legrand's session Pianist. It was for the movie "3 places pour le 26". it was featuring actress Mathilda may some years after she did "Lifeforce". It was a musical, from Jacques demy, featuring Yves montand as the main actor and of course, Michel to compose the soundtrack. they tried to re-produce the success of the "parapluies de Cherbourg", but it didn't worked at all. A bluray of this movie is available in france. My (ex) teacher (i only had one piano teacher in my life) plays the piano in one of the scene, and was the one who was taking care of all the rehearsal with the dancers and singers for the screen. I know some anecdotes on michel and the production of this movie from my teacher's mouth, but for personnal reason, I'll not share them sorry. i I don't think it must be known the day he passed away. I'll come back here to post the link to the THREE (!!!) other videos once they will be uploaded (and i hope, not blocked).
  6. Wow ! Thank you !!! the Blue Thunder one is my little baby Glad to see some enjoying it ! Thank you ! !
  7. Wow, sometimes the memory is weird !! yes, it was Patrice !! i saw rachel Z with steps head few years later (for the NYC tour, Michael brecker already left the band before) wow, first time i see a video of the wayne / santana tour !! thank you !! weird anecdote ! (lol). before the stage entrace of this concert, the roadies and other technicians was making the stage ready. it's a jazz festival, and bands were playing after each other on the stage, so in one afternoon, we were seeing 4 to 5 different band on the same stage. and then, there is someone who come on the stage, and Light... some stick of encenses and it started to smell in the whole audience ! everybody was complaining about the "bad" smell lol. (it was outdoor). Ana Maria's death ... I played the tune attached to her all my life, one of my favorite Jazz tune My life is somthing pretty weird. it stopped 23 years ago during a jam (on Tutu), Hearing traumatism accident and ended my possible "musical carreer" at this moment. I didn't see a concert since then. i met the yellow jackets in 2008, steve lukather in 2009, but just saw the rehearsal and met them in private during the rehearsal, and then i had to leave because it was impossible to see the concert (ovensensitive hearing) (i don't tell this to make anybody cries lol ) but i'm pretty fortunate to have been able to see some historic musical moment with all these concerts before it's happened (1995/1996)! here is a picture of the tour with mitchel forman and tomy bretchlein, unfortunatly , my family member who took the picture didn't took wayne on the picture, and I never could have the other pictures he took from the concert (he was/is a big a******). Maybe it would be better to continue to talk in private ? i'm afraid we're killing the "topic" lol... (i have hundred of pictures of all these moments).
  8. Wow, your story give me tears !!! what a beautiful present !! i have so many funny but sad anecdote to tell.(like the one on wayne's concert and the TWA). one of the funny one is for my meeting with steve lukather, i offered to him a Led Zepplein Tshirt for his 2 years old daughter lol. (she's now 12 years old). (took 3 weeks to find it for a 2 years old girl ahaha.). A sad souvenir is unfortunatly related to wayne shorter. I saw Wayne 3 times ! (I'm actually working on a cover of a tune that he played on, "Judy" by Michael landau's Tales from the bulge, his solo is so so beautiful ! ). I saw him with Carlos santana, for the so "famous" tour that wayne did with Carlos. i think it was Sheila E on drums, and Patrice Rushen or Maybe Rachel Z on Keyboards, my memeroy is bad sorry i was very young. it's when i saw miles for the first time too. then i saw wayne a second time with Mitchel forman on keys (i have been "Email" penpal friend with mitchel during 15 years, tom bretchlein on drums.) I have this on picture (but wayne is not on the stage at this moment). the third time, the concert has been cancelled, because it's when the awful accident of the TWA happened... i'm sure you know how wayne has been impacted by it in 1995/1996, i started to produce a jazz-rock album (still in production), and one of the tune, i called it "Wayne" at this time as a tribute and thanks to wayne. I changed the name of it since then, but the tune feature John J.R robinson, Michael Landau, Eric Marienthal on soprano (of course !) and Jimmy Johnson. here is the picture of Vinnie, so tired so unable to throw his stick on me after "Can i take a picture of you Mr Colaiuta ?" "Quickly". "ok ok !!" (the flash refuse to work lol) i'm sorry hold..." "QUICK !" "ok (i let the flash turned off), here is thank you so much !" Included here some picture and the "vinnie one", and one during the concert where he does his "Animal" imitation very fun as well. i saw this tour in summer. I took the picture of John Beasley (keyboards) but i saw this tour a second time 3 or 4 months later, so i bring the picture i took of John earlier, and asked him to sign it ! one of my biggest frustration is that i never had the chance to see herbie and Dave grusin in concert. (i saw his brother, don, with lee ritenour, gary novak, and ernie watts but not dave ).
  9. if you visit my website on the homepage, you'll find a tune i did with Weckl, Will Lee and Eric Marienthal. I contacted patitucci too to have him as a guest on my Jazz album, but healt and time schedule made the fact it didn't happened :(. I saw Vinnie Twice, he's (of course) one of my favorite drummer ! saw him in 1993 on the Sketchbook patitucci Tour (with steve tavaglione and john beasley, i took a lot of pictures of this concert), and i met vinnie backstage. the meeting is pretty hilarious... i'm certainly one of the very few fan on earth to have backstage a picture of vinnie who looks very very p*** lol. My flash didn't started, so i had to took the picture without it, if not, he would have maybe throw his sticks on me lol. The guy is not very "social" but he's a genious and one of the best I had to wait 2 hours because he didn't want to meet any fans, so after 1 hour everybody left, and i'm the one who waited the most... talking with patitucci about the pre-amp he was using on stage, etc to spend time lol etc.. I hired Michael landau to record on some tunes of mine in 2009, and i wanted to hire vinnie, so i asked him if he could help me to join vinnie and ... (and i can't write this publically lol).. i saw him a second time the same year, on the same tour but this time in my town (Nice, French Riviera), but with bob malach on sax. I have the chick/gadd album but didn't listened to it, i'm suffering from an hearing illness and can't really listen to music anymore (to be short..). chick is giving in few days a concert with the akoustic band reunion tour next to my town, but can't go there for the same reason :(. crying since few days about it lol... it was maybe related to your t-shirt ? (Nice Cap ) !! nice story and anecdote , thanks for the share !
  10. Both ! Saw Elektric band II in 1994, shaked the hand of Alain caron while leaving the hall (ahah),. I met the band a firs time in 1988 during the light years tour for a short autograph session but the real meeting was in 1992 for the beneath the mask tour (Jimmy earl on this tour, patitucci left to join Wayne Shorter band). this night the concert's production run out of limo and cars for the Band Member's, and they asked one of my family member, who was part of the production team and was friend / musician of jean luc ponty in the 60's, to "grab" chick and his wife at the hotel in his personnal car to bring them for the concert lol (it was a renault 5 ! imagine Chick and Gale in a French sh*t Renault five lol :D). i was a kid (17), we talked a bit about his future projects which at this time was still an idea or not finishedd, his piano concerto and his future piano solo album (expressions). talked a lot about mozart too, as my family's member is a classical musician who was giving conference about Mozart. then, met Gambale, earl, Weckl, and few months later during the Akoustic band +one tour, had an amazing chat with gary novak, patitucci, Bob Berg and chick again. I talked with chick a third time when he did the Chick Corea and Friends tour, with eddie gomez, steve gadd and bob berg. 20 years later, i would have never imagined that i would record some tunes with Weckl and Marienthal lol ;). if you want, i can send you the autographs and some pictures in private.
  11. speaking about it, i saw or met some of the most known Jazz artist in the world including as well miles davis, which is limo almost killed me lol. I met in private Toto's Guitar player, Steve Lukather to invite him to join me on a musical project. I recorded and worked with some amazing musicians, including John JR Robinson (drummer of "Off the wall), Michael Landau (most "recorded" guitar player in the world), Gregg Bissonette, and many others. A friend of mine (professional drummer) (don't know how to write this in english lol) shared the bathroom with Al di meola lol. (you know, to pee... ) The list of people i met is insane, mainly after a concert, from Michel Camilo, Chick Corea, Mike Stern, Bob Berg (RIP), Al Di meola, The whole Elektric band, the Yellow Jackets, who sung to me a great "happy birthday", shaked the hand of John McLaughin, Carlos Santana with Wayne Shorter etc .. !
  12. I have been best friend since we' were a kid, with a guy who became around ten years ago, a Golden Globe Jury's Member and Organisator. Last nice words we shared the last time we saw / speak each other (2011) was stuff like a*****, c***, j**, go f** ****** and some other very nice words in the french dictionnary. I did the website of the official fan club of a famous Jazz singer and actress (Well not famous anymore) who had her "oprah" famous moment as she had 2 albums produced by producer david Foster. After a (crazy) issue with her (crazy) paranoïd Fan club "owner", the guy stole all my work (It was a long time ago in a galaxy far far away), I wrote to her to report the issue and what's happened and got a very nice "Please accept my apology, my best wishes for you and your music, and a really big and sincere thank you for all your hard work! Much love," ... lol... yeah, but what about the stolen work ? well ... ahah ...
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