JazzTimes (4/00, pp.116-8) - "...A great success....It takes all that Loussier has ingested from the 'classics', and spins it out through his own sensibilitites....very listenable."
Personnel: Jaques Loussier (piano); Benoit Dunoyer de Segonzac (bass); Andre Arpino (drums).
Liner Note Authors: Kevin Kroeker; Winston Ma; Alyn Shipton.
Recording information: Studio Grande Armee, Palais des Congre's, Paris (12/03/1998-12/08/1998).
Arranger: Jacques Loussier.
Ravel: Bolero continues Jacques Loussier's series of jazz-inspired interpretations of classical music. His version of "Bolero" emphasizes the hypnotic, rhythmic structure of the work, and highlights his inspired, energetic playing. ~ Heather Phares