"The Windmills of Your Mind" is without doubt one of the most versioned compositions, composed by French Michel Legrand, has gone around the world many laps, has been installed in places and people.
Jeri Brown one of the best vocalists of all time with his version leaves no doubt of his ability, talent, feeling, passion, and is one of the best performances we've heard, but the best.
Make yourself comfortable and enjoy this masterful vocalization of Jeri Brown with the classic "The Windmills of Your Mind":
Jeri Brown - The windmills of your mind
Roberto De Brashov (accordion);
Alain Jean-Marie (piano)
John Betsch (drums)
From the Album "April in Paris"
Composed by Michel Legrand
The Windmills of Your Mind" was the main theme to the 1968 film "The Thomas Crown Affair" starring Steve McQueen and Faye Dunaway.
Notes Jeri Brown:
(Born 1952 in Missouri) is an American living in Quebec Canada as a jazz singer, songwriter, and professor.
Jeri Brown grew up in St. Louis, where she first appeared in public at age six. In Iowa, she studied classical singing, and later appeared in the Midwestern United States and Europe. After graduating, she lived in Cleveland, where she worked with the Cleveland Chamber Orchestra and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra. She performed in Ohio with the band of drummer and bandleader Bob McKee. As a consequence, she had collaborations with artists such as Ellis Marsalis, Billy Taylor and Dizzy Gillespie.
Jeri Brown then worked mainly in the jazz scene of the Cleveland area, focused on jazz standard material, wrote lyrics and collaborated with composers such as Henry Butler, Kenny Wheeler, Greg Carter and Cyrus Chestnut. In 1991, Brown signed with the Canadian Justin Time label. She has been under contract with this label since her debut album Mirage, where she was accompanied by pianist Fred Hersch and bassist Daniel Lessard. In 1992 she recorded Unfolding The Peacocks with Kirk Lightsey and Peter Leitch. This album contained the bebop standard "If You Could See Me Now" and "Woody N' You". In 1998, she worked on the album Zaius with David Murray, Don Braden, John Hicks, Curtis Lundy and Avery Sharpe. She sang standards like "Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise" and "You Must Believe in Spring". At the end of the same year they produced with the same.