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#1974798 - 10/17/12 05:50 PM Pianist and/or arranger of tune?  
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Does anyone know as to who the pianist is playing an excellent arrangement of "Body and Soul" below?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ppjf9--Sfcs



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#1974823 - 10/17/12 06:32 PM Re: Pianist and/or arranger of tune? [Re: pv88]  
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SoundHound doesn't recognize it (a long shot, I admit).

B.

#1974831 - 10/17/12 06:43 PM Re: Pianist and/or arranger of tune? [Re: pv88]  
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pv88, perhaps you could send a message to the YouTube channel owner to enquire about the name of the track?

On an unrelated note, that piano roller invention is absolutely fantastic!

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James
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#1974879 - 10/17/12 08:46 PM Re: Pianist and/or arranger of tune? [Re: Kawai James]  
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@James,

Have just sent an e-mail to ask this question, and, you are right that the piano roller equipment looks to be very interesting, indeed.

It is amazing that only one person can move a large grand, with ease.

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#1974991 - 10/18/12 01:51 AM Re: Pianist and/or arranger of tune? [Re: pv88]  
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I have never seen a more interesting contraption!!! You should have seen how I moved (paying a fortune to a piano mover!) my small vertical 6 flights up when I changed houses.

That roller is an incredible invention!!! Specially the actual 'rolling' into horizontal position with 0 strain on the legs. Absolutely fantastic.

Thanks for sharing pv88.

Rafa.
ps. Of course, no idea who the pianist is frown Sorry.

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#1975028 - 10/18/12 04:42 AM Re: Pianist and/or arranger of tune? [Re: RafaPolit]  
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Originally Posted by RafaPolit
I have never seen a more interesting contraption!!! You should have seen how I moved (paying a fortune to a piano mover!) my small vertical 6 flights up when I changed houses.

That roller is an incredible invention!!! Specially the actual 'rolling' into horizontal position with 0 strain on the legs. Absolutely fantastic.

Thanks for sharing pv88.

Rafa.
ps. Of course, no idea who the pianist is frown Sorry.


@Rafa,

If you should ever plan on buying this equipment (especially the entire package) be prepared for a very hefty price tag:

http://www.klavier-roller.com/pdf_files/tarif-En-EUR.pdf

As for the pianist, I await a reply for that info.

#1975168 - 10/18/12 11:51 AM Re: Pianist and/or arranger of tune? [Re: pv88]  
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LOL! No, don't worry... I have a 30 year old non-brand vertical piano that in order to sell I would only be able to ask around 3K, so no... no plans of purchasing a piano roller at all smile as I also have no immediate plans of moving. I just thought it a marvelous invention.

Rafa.


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#1979378 - 10/27/12 05:01 PM Re: Pianist and/or arranger of tune? [Re: pv88]  
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I now have info that the pianist for the "Body and Soul" performance is Pascal Wintz, from France:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ppjf9--Sfcs

#1985204 - 11/11/12 01:04 AM Re: Pianist and/or arranger of tune? [Re: RafaPolit]  
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@Rafa,

Extra note:

I can now add my own performance of the tune played in the video, here:

https://www.box.com/s/zxozn30lq33bu53l48rs


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