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Richard Galliano

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Accordionist Richard Galliano did for Western european folk — specifically, the first 20th century People from france ballroom dance type referred to as musette — what his coach Astor Piazzolla did for the Argentinian tango. Galliano reimagined and revitalized a musical custom, expanding its psychological range to reveal modern sensibilities, starting it up to improvisation discovered through American jazz. Actually, Galliano was even more of a jazz musician when compared to a folk one, although he blurred the lines a lot that distinctions had been often difficult to create. Created in France of Italian share, Galliano started playing accordion (as his dad got) at a age. He later on found the trombone, and researched composition in the Academy in Great; he also fell deeply in love with jazz as an adolescent, particularly cool-era Kilometers Davis and Clifford Dark brown, and had managed to get his primary concentrate by the past due ’60s. Earning money like a jazz accordionist normally proved difficult; luckily, after shifting to Paris in 1973, he arrived a posture as conductor, arranger, and composer for Claude Nougaro’s orchestra. He continued to be there until 1976, and continued to utilize many American and Western european jazz luminaries, including Chet Baker, Joe Zawinul, Toots Thielemans, Ron Carter, Michel Petrucciani, and Jan Garbarek. After conference Astor Piazzolla, Galliano refocused on his Western european heritage and go about reviving and upgrading musette, widely regarded antiquated at that time. He agreed upon with Dreyfus in 1993, as well as the label provided him enough contact with cause a mix initial in his house country, after that among worldwide jazz and globe music supporters. Regular recordings implemented; some with clarinetist/soprano saxophonist Michel Website, some with guitarist Jean Marie Ecay, plus some along with his favorite tempo portion of bassist Jean-François Jenny-Clark and drummer Daniel Humair (after Jenny-Clark’s untimely loss of life, Rémi Vignolo had taken his place). In 2001, Dreyfus released Gallianissimo, a compilation sketching from his seven albums for the label and a fresh recording, In person, a duet documenting with French pianist and vocalist Eddy Louiss. In 2004 after many global travels and reissues of a few of his previously albums, Blues Sur Seine, a duet providing with cellist Jean-Charles Capon, premiered on La Lichere; he also made an appearance being a soloist with Josefine Cronholm on Blue Hat by Søren Siegumfeldt’s String Golf swing and Concerts with Website. This was accompanied by 2005’s Ruby, My Dear by the brand new York Trio: Galliano, bassist Larry Grenadier, and drummer Clarence Penn. In 2007, Galliano shipped Single on Dreyfus in addition to Mare Nostrum, co-headlined with Paolo Fresu and Jan Lundgren, and Luz Negra, a tango record by his very own sextet. By all accounts, Galliano, in his touring, composing, and documenting appearances, acquired become prolific on both edges from the Atlantic. The accordionist documented with Charlie Haden, Mino Cinelu, and Gonzalo Rubalcaba on 2008’s Like Day: LA Sessions, and back Europe using the Brussels Jazz Orchestra on A DECADE Ago; both had been released on Milan. Galliano agreed upon to Deutsch Grammophon, where he trim a trilogy of classically themed recordings: J.S. Bach this year 2010, Nino Rota in 2011, and Antonio Vivaldi in 2013. The tango and bal-musette accordionist came back to jazz in 2014. Sentimentale was documented for Resonance and made by its creator, George Klabin. The studio room band contains pianist-arranger Tamir Hendelman, guitarist Anthony Wilson, bassist Carlos Del Puerto, and drummer Mauricio Zottarelli. It had been released in Sept.

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Full Name Richard Galliano
Profession Accordionist
Nationality French
Awards NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Jazz Album
Music Songs Tango pour Claude, Tangaria, La vie en rose, New York Tango, Mare Nostrum, Waltz for Nicky, Fou Rire, Laurita, Libertango, La Valse à Margaux, Guarda che luna, Chat Pitre, Vuelvo al sur, Beritwaltz, Flambee Montalbanaise, La foule, Leo, estante num instante, Ballade Pour Marion, L'Hymne À L'Amour, Ten Years Ago, Opale Concerto, A French Touch, Little Tango, Sous le Ciel de Paris, Sanfona, Blues sur Seine, Mr. Clifton, Les Forains, Chorinho pra ele, Indifférence, Heavy Tango, Aria
Albums Mare Nostrum II, New Jazz Musette, From Billie Holiday to Edith Piaf, Panamanhattan, Passatori, Gallianissimo!, An Evening With (Live at the Theaterstübchen, Kassel), Voce a mano, Love Day: Los Angeles Sessions, French Touch, Concerts inédits, La vie en rose (Rencontres avec Edith Piaf et Gus Viseur), New York Tango, Richard Galliano-Bach, Live in Marciac 2006, Coloriage, Sentimentale, Southern Exposure, Tango Live Forever, Laurita, Luz Negra, Paris Concert, Nino Rota, Richard Galliano au Brésil, L'Hymne À L'Amour, Solo in Finland, Garda Che Luna, Solo, New Musette (feat. Phillip Catherine, Pierre Michelot & Aldo Romano), Tangaria, Mozart, Blow Up, Vivaldi, Estate, Laurita (feat. Michel Portal, Didier Lockwood, Toots Thielemans, Palle Danielsson & Joey Baron), Love Day (feat. Gonzalo Rubalcaba) [Los Angeles Sessions], The Art of the Percussions, Face to Face, Flyin' The Coop, La Vie en Rose: The music of Edith Piaf & Gus Viseur, Live in Marciac 2006 (feat. Alexis Cardenas, Philippe Aerts, Rafaël Mejias, Hamilton de Holanda), Jean-Franc¸ois Durez Meets Richard Galliano, Blues sur Seine, El Sueno de Una Noche de Verano (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), Bach, La Vie En Rose, Viaggio (feat. Biréli Lagrène, Pierre Michelot & Charles Bellonzi), Tangaria Quartet, Les années Milan (D'Édith Piaf à Astor Piazzolla), Ballet Tango, Gallianissimo! The Best Of
Movies Richard Galliano: Tangaria Quartet, Richard Galliano: Acoustic Trio, Bireli LaGrene & Friends: Live Jazz a Vienne, Richard Galliano: Piazolla Forever, Toro De Nuit


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Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
P.J. 1997-2009 TV Series 35 episodes
Zaríkávacky 2008 Short
Dans un camion rouge 2006 Documentary
Passionnément 2000
Babiole 1997 Short

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Petits désordres amoureux 1998 musician: bandoneon
Le poids du ciel 1995 Short musician
Vincent & Theo 1990 musician: accordion
Hiver 54, l'abbé Pierre 1989 musician

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Aleph, lectures contades TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 2000 writer - 1 episode, 2000

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Victoires de la musique 1997 TV Series Himself
Vivement dimanche 2000-2015 TV Series Himself
Les victoires de la musique classique 2015 TV Series Himself
Sur les traces de Fellini 2013 Documentary Himself
Richard Galliano & Tangaria Quartet: Live in Marciac 2006 2007 Video Himself
Ce soir (ou jamais!) 2007 TV Series Himself
Tango pour Astor 2006 Documentary Himself
Le cercle de minuit 1997 TV Series Himself
La nuit des Molières 1997 TV Series documentary Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Smoothie 1992 Documentary Himself

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