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Soothing, relaxing listening... from passionately romantic, to pensive and reflective, to playful and whimsical. Sung in sensual French and English, with most songs in both languages.
"He switches from French to English and back to French, with ease. Songs I know, songs I haven't heard before, songs that take on a new meaning. Aznavour would love this young man's treatment of "She" (Tous Les Visages de l'Amour)." Molly V. Stockton, classical music radio announcer

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This 2-CD original cast recording offers two simulated "live" Broadway performances of the legendary French entertainer Maurice Chevalier. Act One takes place at the Henry Miller's theater in 1947 and Act Two at Philharmonic Hall at Lincoln Center in 1967.

"It’s really magnificent, moving, the way that you have brought back to life this great artist. You share with him, his spirit." François Vals

We evoke the memory of these two giants of show business with some of their most entertaining and clever songs in their original language, French, that Maurice Chevalier and Charles Trenet sang them in.

"This CD is dedicated to my friends François and Madeleine Vals, who were at Maurice Chevalier's side during the last twenty years of his long career."   -                                                         - Don Sheppard

Delightfully entertaining arrangements of holiday tunes and carols in English and authentic French, crafted to touch the child in all of us.

"Parlez-vous francais? Non? Oui? It matters not--regardless of how multilingual the listener, Noël éclectique is a charmer. Don Sheppard, an unabashed Francophile, presents a pleasing mix of 14 Christmas songs". Carol Swanson, Reviewer for ChristmasReviews.com

     
Vive la Nostalgie      P.O. Box 86831       Tucson, AZ      85745