Jacques Loussier

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Jacques Loussier performs classical works in a jazzy style. It is considered to be substantially modified enough so that the artist field shoud in most of the cases remain Jacques Loussier. The composer (Bach, Händel etc.) should be credited through Advanced Relationships.

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Jacques Loussier (born 26 October 1934) is a French pianist and composer. He is well known for his jazz interpretations in trio formation of many of Johann Sebastian Bach's works, such as the Goldberg Variations. He is also a pilot and flew his own helicopter from his home at Chateau Miraval, in the south of France, where he also produced an excellent rosé wine which was on the menu at the Westbury Hotel in London. This same chateau now belongs to Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.

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Year Title Rating Releases
1959 Play Bach No. 1 3
1959 Play Bach No. 3 3
1960 Play Bach No. 2 2
1963 Play Bach No. 4 2
1964 Basically Bach 1
1965 Play Bach No. 5 2
1978 Play Bach, Volume 1–5 1
1982 Pagan Moon 1
1986 Bach to the Future 2
1987 Reflections of Bach 2
1992 Bach to Bach 1
1993 Play Bach 93 : Les nouveaux thèmes 1
1995 Play Bach 2000 1
1995 Play Bach aux Champs-Élysées 1
1996 Messe Baroque Du 21 Siecle 1
1996 Plays Bach 1
2003 The Very Best of Play Bach 1
2004 Impressions on Chopin's Nocturnes 1
2009 Jacques Loussier Plays Bach 1
Pulsion 1
The Best of Play Bach 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Rating Releases
1985 The Best of Play Bach Compilation 2
1993 The Best of Bach Compilation 1
1999 The Very Best of Jacques Loussier: Air on a ´G´ String Compilation 1
2002 Play Bach Compilation 1
2007 Plays Bach Encore! Compilation 1
2009 Play Bach Highlights Compilation 1
Play Bach Compilation 1
The Best of Play Bach Compilation 1

Album + Live

Year Title Rating Releases
Air on a G String Live 1

Album + Soundtrack

Year Title Rating Releases
1964 Les Pas Perdus Soundtrack 1
1968 Dark of the Sun Soundtrack 3

Other + Interview

Year Title Rating Releases
Jacques Loussier on Jacques Loussier Interview 1


Year Title Rating Releases
1967 Jeu de massacre Soundtrack 1

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