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Gerard "Doudou" Gouirand

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Doudou Gouirand has performed on stage and in records with some of the most famous jazzmen on an international level. His achievements on stage during 30 years and 12 records, his work as a composer, the very open field of collaborations he covers, have caused musicians of high prestige to appreciate his talent. With music mates like trumpet great Don Cherry and pianist Mal Waldron (a wonderful soul and musician who has been a long time Billie Holiday’s pianist, and has played with such jazz giants as Eric Dolphy, John Coltrane,Max Roach, Abbey Lincoln and Charles Mingus). Two important actors in the elaboration of modern jazz in the 60ies, 70 ies and 80ies. Gouirand has also worked extensively with singer Jeanne Lee – one of the most beautiful contemporary jazz voice - and played or recorded with Paul Bley, Lester Bowie, Dino Saluzzi, Johnny M’Bizo Dyani, Chris Mc Gregor, Aldo Romano, Bobo Stenson... His new work as a singer started after 2015 and includes jazz standards as well as original compositions. ou Gouirand has performed on stage and in records with some of the most famous jazzmen on an international level. His achievements on stage during 30 years and 12 records, his work as a composer, the very open field of collaborations he covers, have caused musicians of high prestige to appreciate his talent. With music mates like trumpet great Don Cherry and pianist Mal Waldron (a wonderful soul and musician who has been a long time Billie Holiday’s pianist, and has played with such jazz giants as Eric Dolphy, John Coltrane,Max Roach, Abbey Lincoln and Charles Mingus)

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Frank Sinatra
voice / vocals
Andy Bey
piano
Don Cherry
trumpet
Ella Fitzgerald
voice / vocals
Dexter Gordon
saxophone, tenor
Johnny Hartman
voice / vocals
Abbey Lincoln
voice / vocals
Charlie Parker
saxophone, alto

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