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Lalo Got There First

Lalo Schifrin, that is. I've got a press release about a new recording from pianist and conductor David Greilsammer, which "carves out new paths between classics and jazz," in this case, between Ravel, Lully, Marais, and Rameau and jazz. Back in the mid-1960s, a good 50 years ago, Schifrin, composer of the Mission Impossible theme and many, many first-class TV and movie scores, released a charming album of jazz/Baroque music called (deep breath) The Dissection And Reconstruction Of Music From The Past As Performed By The Inmates Of Lalo Schifrin's Demented Ensemble As A Tribute To The Memory Of The Marquis De Sade, aka "Marquis de Sade.
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