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ARTICLE: MULTIPLE REVIEWS

A Pair From Pascalito: Citizen Chanteur and Forbidden Colours

Read "A Pair From Pascalito: Citizen Chanteur and Forbidden Colours" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

You have to give credit where credit is due: when it comes to turning multicultural pastiche into a unified musical statement, few people can match Pascalito. This light-voiced singer--"world chanteur" by his own definition--effortlessly shifts gears, switches passports, and blurs lines, moving comfortably from bossa nova to chanson to swing to tango with nary a problem. ...

NEWS: OBITUARY

Legendary French Entertainer Henri Salvador Dies at Age 90

Legendary French Entertainer Henri Salvador Dies at Age 90

The legendary French entertainer Henri Salvador died this morning at age 90. He had enjoyed an illustrious seven-decades-long career as one of France's best-known personalities thanks in part to his long recording history and to his pioneering work in French television. 

Salvador worked with some of the worlds greatest performers, including Burt Bacharach, who once served as ...

Henri Salvador: Room With A View (Chambre Avec Vue)

Read "Room With A View (Chambre Avec Vue)" reviewed by Jim Santella

French cabaret singer Henri Salvador was the toast of Paris in 1935. And it's remained that way ever since. Chambre Avec Vue was released two years ago in France on the Source label and was later selected album of the year by Les Victoiries de la Musique. Its reissue by Blue Note contains a few minor ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Henri Salvador: Room With A View

Read "Room With A View" reviewed by Jim Josselyn

On his new Blue Note release, “Room With A View", Henry Salvador croons softly of “Jazz, Silver Moonlight". On the opener and the title track, Salvador overdubs his voice to less than wonderful results. The disc has a decided retro feeling to it, as the rhythm sections Latin and Bossa Nova accompaniments seem a little stuck ...