Darius Milhaud

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Darius Milhaud had toyed with jazz rhythms in some of his pieces before he wrote his first fully jazz-inspired piece. We hear that piece, his "Creation of the World," played by the Radio France Philharmonic and conductor Paul Meyer.



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