BILL CARROTHERS 5TET at Jazz sous les pommiers

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The quintet of an exceptional composer-pianist and a choir of 125 middle-school pupils from America and Lower-Normandy to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the D-day landings. A truly emotional performance. Bill Carrothers:piano, composition and singing; Dré Pallemaerts: drums; Drew Gress: double bass; Peg Carrothers: singing; Max Acree: trombone; and hundred chorus-singers with: the Maîtrise de Caen (managed by Olivier Opdebeeck); the American Boychoir (managed by Malvar-Ruiz); Périers 'Le Fairage' middle school choral (managed by Denis Labesse); Caen 'Guillaume de Normandie' middle school choral (managed by Frédéric Ledru) (97 min)