A Farewell and a Last Review
by Thierry Pérémarti
New York correspondent for Jazzman
Intense! He was intense, that's it! Fragile, naïve, and impressionable—stubborn, demanding, but incredibly generous. Yes, he gave it all. Because there was no room for things half done, half lived or half loved. Today I still don't understand how he did what he did. That piano was so big ("all those teeth" he said at four years old), and he tamed all of them.