Lise de la Salle on her new album 'When do we dance?'

Friday, June 4, 2021

The French pianist celebrates the dance on a musical journey

Taking its title from George Gershwin's When do we dance?, the latest album for Naïve from Lise de la Salle finds her taking to the dance floor as she travels from her native France to Eastern Europe, Spain, Latin America and finally to the USA. James Jolly caught up with her to talk about the concept behind the album, playing the music of Maurice Ravel whose Valses nobles et sentimentales take centre stage in the programme, and how she tackled playing jazz.

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