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‘Mission’ accomplished for hybrid composer Lalo Schifrin—with new book and CD

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/music/article/mission_accomplished_for_hybrid_composer_lalo_schifrin_with_new_book_and_cd

"It's the harmonies of Ravel and Debussy that attract jazz musicians," he said. "I once showed Dizzy Gillespie Ravel's 'Histoires naturelles' for voice and piano. He heard one passage and said, 'Oh, this will go well with Monk's 'Round Midnight.' From then on we had to play it with the Ravel chords."

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