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'Ruby, My Dear': Dazzling Jazz with a French Flair

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'Ruby, My Dear': Dazzling Jazz with a French Flair

'Ruby, My Dear': Dazzling Jazz with a French Flair

'Ruby, My Dear': Dazzling Jazz with a French Flair

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The accordionist Richard Galliano plays what's known as French musette, a rich, energetic blend of European folk music and American jazz. Galliano, a native of Nice, France, emphasizes the jazz component of the musette blend. Critic Jim Fusilli says Galliano's new live album, Ruby, My Dear, shows just how dazzling jazz with a French flair can be.

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Album
Ruby, My Dear
Artist
Richard Galliano
Label
Dreyfus
Released
2005

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