"Composed for my European savior and agent, Simone, wife of Jazz Magazine editor Jean-Louis Ginibre. These two people were chiefly responsible for the European Rhythm Machine and its success. I am forever in their debt.
Simone sang with the Bud Powell trio at the Paris Bluenote jazz club for seven years before settling down with Jean-Louis and raising a family. She later became George Wein's aide de camp and booked all of the major world's festivals but the ERM was her first client. Jean-Louis resides in the states and remains chief editor for the Fillapacchi Publishing house.
Merci beaucoup chers amis!"
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