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André Persiani


This pianist was a familiar fellow around the Paris swing scene from your years of the next World War up with the mid-’80s. André Persiani can be frequently defined as André Persiany, the surname closing in “i” becoming the one provided him at delivery. His father published tunes for musical theatre through the ’20s, the pianist offspring debuting expertly around enough time American causes began marching through France, most of them sizzling for swing. The people with carbines weren’t the only People in america arriving in France. One of the soldiers of arriving jazz music artists had been many players who made a decision to stay. Persiani experienced much regarding the producing expatriate community, within the bandstand anyhow. He supported Sidney Bechet just like he supported the subsequent years of golf swing players having to pay tribute compared to that professional, including regular front-line participant Budd Johnson. The pianist also performed and documented with Mezz Mezzrow, Expenses Coleman, Buck Clayton, Charlie Shavers, Al Nicholas, and many more. In the next fifty percent of the ’50s he remaining France for NEW YORK, garnering a reliable job in the Metropole and documenting with many all-star aggregations. Ultimately he returned to Paris, documenting a set of albums like a leader within the ’70s. Close to the close of his profession like a jazz pianist, this designer expressed fascination with focusing even more on composition.

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Full Name André Persiani
Died January 2, 2004, Angers, France
Music Songs Don't Worry About Me, I Didn't Know What Time It Was, If Dreams Come True, Straight Life, Gwendolyn, What I Am Here For, It's a Sun of a Beach, Take Me To Your Heart, The Real Me, Old fox, Peanuts Vendor, Undertime, Jerkan, Pianistically Yours, Hard Socks Dance, King Porter Stomp, Caprice, Foolin' Around With The Trolley Song, That's All, Mon Amie Clotilde, Furstenberg After Dark
Albums The Real Me (The Definitive Black & Blue Sessions (Bordeaux 1970)), Pianistically yours (1976) [The Definitive Black & Blue Sessions]

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