Previn's more recent work also shows the influence of Bill Evans. Previn has recorded solo classical piano compositions by Mozart, Gershwin, Poulenc, Shostakovich, an album for RCA Victor with violinist Erick Friedman of the Franck and Debussy violin sonatas, and many chamber works for piano. In 1967, Previn succeeded Sir John Barbirolli as music director of the Houston Symphony Orchestra. In 1968, he began his tenure as principal conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO), serving in that post until 1979
In 1959 Andre Previn recorded a jazz album for MGM Records with piano accompanied by a string orchestra conducted by David Rose. The album was titled Secret. Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered From the album "Andre Previn & His Pals - Modern Jazz Performances Of Songs From Pal Joey". 11 November 2018 ·. For your listening pleasure.
At the start, Previn's 78-year-old fingers take off in a lighthearted reverie and then segue into the business of the blues. Song Of The Day. 'Andre's Blues' and the Sounds of Contentment. For two minutes and 21 seconds, Sir Andre Previn improvised in the studio and came up with "Andre's Blues," one of the cuts on Alone, his new solo piano album. At the start of the song, Previn's 78-year-old fingers take off in a lighthearted reverie and then segue into the business of the blues, with funky grace notes and melancholy tremolos to give voice to his woes
Piano – André Previn. Producer – Lester Koenig. Recorded February 20 & March 1, 1960 at Contemporary Record's studio in Los Angeles. Original Catalogue Number is S7575 (printed on cover). Other Versions (3 of 3) View All. Cat. Like Previn! (CD, Album, RE, RM). Original Jazz Classics, Contemporary Records.
André Previn is as revered as a jazz pianist as he is in the classical world as a conductor and composer. In this clip he shows us just what he can do at the keyboard, alongside jazz legend Oscar Peterson. In the clip, Previn says: The last time I played in 4/4 was 12 years ago, before asking to join Oscar at the piano, saying: Humour me. Play something with me, anything. Something slow, easy – a scale. Turns out it's not so easy
André Previn: Piano Music. Martin David Jones Piano. CD: 1 Tracks: 28 Length: 1:18:36. CD 1. André Previn Composer. Invisible Drummer, 5 preludes for piano Work.
|A1||It Happened In Sun Valley|
|A2||Sidewalks Of Cuba|
|B1||On A Slow Boat To China|
|B2||Island In The West Indies|
- Bass – Red Mitchell
- Drums – Irv Cottler
- Guitar – Al Hendrickson
- Piano – André Previn
- Sleeve Notes – Dr. Schulz-Köhn*
NotesIn Amerika durch Decca Records Inc., New York aufgenommen
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