4/24/2012 Bonjour Minnesota

 

Tonight our guest is Dr. Eugene Rousseau, Emeritus Professeur at Indiana, who is currently teaching saxophone at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Rousseau was a Fulbright fellow who studied classical saxophone at the Paris Conservatory with the famous Marcel Mule. We will play several of his classical recordings along with the interview.

During the second hour, we will hear a variety of songs, both old and new, from France and Québec.


Playlist Tracks: 
Eugene Rousseau & Friends - Les Trois Mousquetaires
Album: Eugene Rousseau & Friends; Label: Jeanné
Eugene Rousseau & Hans Graf - Porgy & Bess medley
Album: Saxophone Colors; Label: Delos
Eugene Rousseau & Friends - Air From Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D Major (Bach)
Album: Eugene Rousseau; Label: Jeanné
Juliette Gréco - On N'Oublie Rien
Album: Je Suis Comme Je Suis; Label: Philips
Juliette Gréco - L'Âme des Poètes
Album: Je Suis Comme Je Suis; Label: Philips
Eugene Rousseau & Friends - La Création du Monde(excerpt) (Darius Milhaud)
Album: Eugene Rousseau & Friends; Label: Jeanné
Jacques Brel - On N'Oublie Rien
Album: Jacques Brel; Label: Polygram
Jacques Brel - Le Plat Pays
Album: Jacques Brel; Label: Polygram
Anne Sylvestre - La Femme du Vent
Album: Anne Sylvestre; Label: Polygram
Anne Sylvestre - La Rochelle Par la Mer
Album: Anne Sylvestre; Label: Polygram
Maurice Chevalier - Valentine
Album: The Early Years; Label: Naxos Nostalgia
Maurice Chevalier - Mon P'tit Tom
Album: The Early Years; Label: Naxos Nostalgia
Dobacaracol - Étrange
Album: Québec; Label: Putumayo
Martin Léon - Je M' Demande
Album: Québec; Label: Putumayo
Dr. Eugene Rousseau - Professor Emeritus-Indiana Professor of Music (Saxophone) University of Minnesota
Topics: Studies at the Paris Conserva-tory in classical saxophone, fame of Paris for woodwinds,
Air Date: 
April 24, 2012

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