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Claude Bolling – Borsalino Theme (1970)

Claude Bolling

Claude Bolling (born 10 April 1930), is a renowned French jazz pianist, composer, arranger, and occasional actor.

He was born in Cannes, studied at the Nice Conservatory, then in Paris. A child prodigy, by age 14 he was playing jazz piano professionally, with Lionel Hampton, Roy Eldridge, and Kenny Clarke. Bolling’s books on jazz technique show that he did not delve far beyond bebop into much avant garde jazz. He was a major part of the traditional jazz revival in the late 1960s, and he became friends with Oscar Peterson.

“Borsalino” theme – Claude Bolling 1970.
Gangster movie directed by Jacques Deray, featuring Alain Delon, Jean Paul Belmondo.

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