“I wondered whether music might not be the unique example of what might have been — if the invention of language, the formation of words, the analysis of ideas had not intervened — the means of communication between souls.”
From In Search Of Lost Time, Vol. 5: The Captive & The Fugitive (1913-27) by Marcel Proust.
Moody Eric Legnini new single: cult pianist touring soon with Natalie Williams
It's a late-March release for the latest album Waxx Up (Anteprima) from Eric Legnini. Pop, but not as you know it, electricity grid-heavy soul, yes all there darkly on display the Belgian pianist basically a free bop player always hard to pigeon hole. Factor in the presence of singer Yaël Naïm who certainly blew this tiny piece of cyberspace away at a support slot back in 2015 at the Barbican warming the stage for Fatou&Fonseca. The French-Israeli's song ‘Coward’ that night simply shone, a cult classic in the making at least for any passing Brad Mehldau fans and the Lana del Rey-marinated ‘Despair’ compares well. • Coming up for Legnini: the Ronnie’s soul+jazz star Natalie Williams is touring with the Belgian one in April-May, dates