Five Michel Legrand Duets

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For some reason, I felt like hearing the music of Michel Legrand yesterday, but I couldn't figure out why. The more I thought about it, though, the more I realized that with snow falling here, the ending scene from The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (above) were likely projecting on the walls of my mind. Movies aside, here are five fabulous duet performances with Michel Legrand...

Here's Legrand and Tony Bennett in 1982...



Here's Legrand and Kuh Ledesma, a wonderful Filipina pop and jazz singer, in 2002....



Here's Legrand and Regine Velasquez, another Filipina singer, in 2003...



Here's Legrand and Phil Woods in 2001...



And here's Legrand and Oscar Peterson in 1984...

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This story appears courtesy of JazzWax by Marc Myers.
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