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Nicole Heartseeker & Mulo Francel - Moon River - In their brand new fourth album, the duo Nicole Heartseeker & Mulo Francel offer a new perspec-tive on the Great American Songbook when it's melodies sound like Chopin or Erik Satie. When "Fly me to the Moon" dances a nocturnal waltz with Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata, when "Lullaby of Birdland" unfolds a baroque flair. A new listening experience is created when a piano refreshes these old hits with classical patterns and a saxophone flavors them with elegant jazz improvisations. In their album Forever Young, released in 2021, the duo ventured into an artistic dialogue across stylistic and temporal boundaries by improvising on old masters. Composers from Handel and Bach to Schubert and Piazzolla were given a whole new listening per-spective and emerged from a musical fountain of youth. Now the two musicians turn the tables: melodies from jazz, from the American Songbook, songs by Joe Cocker or Freddie Mercury enter a seemingly contrary world of sound: classical, cautiously stri-ding and atmospherically wide open. Pianist Nicole Heartseeker describes her idea for the new album Moon River: "I find it exciting to combine different musical worlds. Exciting, even in ever-greens like Fly me to the Moon, to merge the genres of jazz and classical. To put them in an unusual light and then to experience how strong the points of contact can be."
Nicole Heartseeker & Mulo Francel - Moon River - In their brand new fourth album, the duo Nicole Heartseeker & Mulo Francel offer a new perspec-tive on the Great American Songbook when it's melodies sound like Chopin or Erik Satie. When "Fly me to the Moon" dances a nocturnal waltz with Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata, when "Lullaby of Birdland" unfolds a baroque flair. A new listening experience is created when a piano refreshes these old hits with classical patterns and a saxophone flavors them with elegant jazz improvisations. In their album Forever Young, released in 2021, the duo ventured into an artistic dialogue across stylistic and temporal boundaries by improvising on old masters. Composers from Handel and Bach to Schubert and Piazzolla were given a whole new listening per-spective and emerged from a musical fountain of youth. Now the two musicians turn the tables: melodies from jazz, from the American Songbook, songs by Joe Cocker or Freddie Mercury enter a seemingly contrary world of sound: classical, cautiously stri-ding and atmospherically wide open. Pianist Nicole Heartseeker describes her idea for the new album Moon River: "I find it exciting to combine different musical worlds. Exciting, even in ever-greens like Fly me to the Moon, to merge the genres of jazz and classical. To put them in an unusual light and then to experience how strong the points of contact can be."
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Moon River
Artist: Nicole Heartseeker / Francel,Mulo
Format: CD
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DISC: 1

1. Fly Me to the Moon
2. Moon River
3. Lullaby of Birdland
4. Love of My Life
5. Smile
6. You Are So Beautiful
7. Autumn Leaves
8. What a Wonderful World
9. My Funny Valentine
10. She
11. The Shadow of Your Smile
12. Moonlight in Vermont

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Nicole Heartseeker & Mulo Francel - Moon River - In their brand new fourth album, the duo Nicole Heartseeker & Mulo Francel offer a new perspec-tive on the Great American Songbook when it's melodies sound like Chopin or Erik Satie. When "Fly me to the Moon" dances a nocturnal waltz with Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata, when "Lullaby of Birdland" unfolds a baroque flair. A new listening experience is created when a piano refreshes these old hits with classical patterns and a saxophone flavors them with elegant jazz improvisations. In their album Forever Young, released in 2021, the duo ventured into an artistic dialogue across stylistic and temporal boundaries by improvising on old masters. Composers from Handel and Bach to Schubert and Piazzolla were given a whole new listening per-spective and emerged from a musical fountain of youth. Now the two musicians turn the tables: melodies from jazz, from the American Songbook, songs by Joe Cocker or Freddie Mercury enter a seemingly contrary world of sound: classical, cautiously stri-ding and atmospherically wide open. Pianist Nicole Heartseeker describes her idea for the new album Moon River: "I find it exciting to combine different musical worlds. Exciting, even in ever-greens like Fly me to the Moon, to merge the genres of jazz and classical. To put them in an unusual light and then to experience how strong the points of contact can be."
        
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