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Richard Galliano and Michel Portal

Friday 18 January 2008 23:30-1:00 (Radio 3)

Music from accordionist Richard Galliano in duet with clarinettist MIchel Portal, recorded at The London Jazz Festival. Plus a session from banjo virtuoso Bela Fleck.


1 hour 30 minutes


Richard Galliano & Michel Portal

Presenter: Kevin LeGendre
Producer: Peggy Sutton

Programme Introduction

Richard Galliano & Michel Portal recorded live at the Wigmore Hall, London on the 20th November 2007

Richard Galliano - accordion, accordiana
Michel Portal - clarinet, soprano saxophone, bass clarinet, bandoneon

Set 1:

Taraf (Richard Galliano)
Chorinho Pra Ele (Hermeto Pascoal)
Face To Face (Richard Galliano / Michel Portal)
Libertango (Astor Piazzolla)

Kevin LeGendre interviews Richard Galliano

Music played:

Artist Paolo Fresu - trumpet, fluegelhorn; Richard Galliano - accordion, bandoneon, accordina; Jan Lundgren - piano
Title Que reste-t-il de nos amours?
Composer Charles Tre?net / Geoffrey Parsons
Label ACT
Cat No. 9466-2
Album Title Mare Nostrum

Artist Richard Galliano Septet
Title Otono Porteno
Composer Astor Piazzolla
Label Dreyfus Jazz
Cat No. FDM 36642-2
Album Title Piazzolla Forever

Artist Richard Galliano - accordion / Ron Carter - double bass
Title Summer In Central Park
Composer Horace Silver
Label Dreyfus Jazz
Cat No. FDM 36514.2
Album Title Panamanhatten

Artist Richard Galliano - accordion / Michel Portal - clarinet
Title Blow Up
Composer Michel Portal
Label Dreyfus Jazz
Cat No. FDM 36589-2
Album Title Blow Up

Set 2:

Prelude (Maurice Ravel)
Ivan Ivanovich (Michel Portal)
Odeon (Richard Galliano)
Indifference (Tony Murena / Joseph Colombo)

Kevin LeGendre interviews saxophonist and Loop Collective founder Robin Fincker

CD Track:

Artist Le Bruit Du [sign]
Title Le cas de la danse du marin et de son prince a oncle
Composer Nicolas Stephan
Label Yolk
Cat No. J2036
Album Title Heiko ou l'apparition du heros

Le Bruit Du [Sign] London tour dates:

21st January - The Oxford, Kentish Town
22nd January - The Others, Stoke Newington
23rd January - Cafe 1001, Brick Lane

Visit lebruitdusign.com for more information.

Bela Fleck interviewed and recorded in session at the Jazz On 3 studios on the 20th November 2007

Untitled (Fleck)
Throw Down Your Heart (Fleck)

Visit http://sonsdhiver.org/ for information on the 2008 Sons D'Hiver Festival in Paris, which runs from 1-23 February.

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