The Music of Michel Legrand
Recipient of the LLS 2007 Distinguished Faculty Award
EVENT DESCRIPTION: The music of French composer Michel Legrand is not only hauntingly beautiful but also incomparable in its sound and style. Legrand is a prolific composer, having written over 200 film and television scores including The Umbrellas of Cherbourg and The Thomas Crown Affair. He also wrote many memorable compositions such as What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life?, Watch What Happens, and The Windmills of Your Mind. He is a virtuoso jazz and classical pianist and an accomplished arranger and conductor who performs with orchestras all over the world. This lecture/presentation will focus on his accomplishments and provide insights into his music.
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Joe Scott holds a Bachelor and Masters Degree from Manhattan School of Music majoring in Music Theory and Composition. He began his musical career in New York City as an arranger, orchestrator, and conductor for many artists including Frank Sinatra, Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, Phyllis Diller, Melissa Manchester, and various record labels including Columbia records. He has also arranged and scored music for television and radio commercials for Pepsi Cola, Dupont, American Airlines, and Texaco. In 1989, he moved to Palm Beach Gardens, Florida and established his own jazz trio (Joe Scott Trio). He has appeared in concert at Sunfest, Jupiter Jazz Festival, the Norton Gallery, the Flagler Museum Palm Beach Symphony Series, Ocean Grand Hotel Sunday Concert Series, and the Hibel Museum. He has been on the LLS faculty at FAU at both Jupiter and Boca Raton since 2003.
||7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
||Wednesday, December 18, 2013
||Barry and Florence Friedberg Auditorium, Boca Raton Campus
||Member advance registration - $25 per event
$60 for any combination of three events
$100 for any combination of six events
Door price member/non-member - $30