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Tanguay / Mergaerts / Vann : Yul/Departure Tanguay / Mergaerts / Vann :
Yul/Departure

(Malasartes -- Canada )

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The trio of Montreal percussionist Pierre Tanguay with Belgian saxophonist Erwinn Vann and bassist Michel Mergaerts in spirited an polyrhythmic improvisations.

Tanguay, Pierre / Tom Walsh: Midi tapant Tanguay, Pierre / Tom Walsh:
Midi tapant

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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The duo of Pierre Tanguay on drums and percussion and Tom Walsh on trombone in a release of minimalist construction that blends composition and improvisation.

Tanguay, Pierre: La musique de mon disque Tanguay, Pierre:
La musique de mon disque

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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The solo debut album from electronic artist and composer Pierre Tanguay is a collection of dark ambient background music that is minimalist in nature but also very impressive.

Taylor, Rae: Black Grace Taylor, Rae:
Black Grace

(RD -- Canada )

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Tetreault , Martin / Yoshihide, Otomo: 21 situations Tetreault , Martin / Yoshihide, Otomo:
21 situations

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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The meeting of Martin Tetreault and Otomo Yoshihide, two turntable master manipulators, in a studio recording from Montreal, in a collection of 21 improvisations that explore different themes.

Tetreault, Martin / Kid Koala: Phon-O-Victo Tetreault, Martin / Kid Koala:
Phon-O-Victo

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )

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Two turntablists with very different backgrounds - actuelle improv and radical hip-hop - meet in energetic duos fill with humor and instrumental acrobatics.

Tetreault, Martin, Otomo Yoshihide: 2. Tok Tetreault, Martin, Otomo Yoshihide:
2. Tok

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Picking up where 1. Grrr leaves off, this album is the second addition of the turntable duo of Martin Tetreault and Otomo Yoshihide in a collection of live, improvised recordings.

Tetreault, Martin, Otomo Yoshihide: 3. Ahhh Tetreault, Martin, Otomo Yoshihide:
3. Ahhh

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Following 1. Grrr and 2. Tok, this is the third and final part of a series of live recordings from the improvising turntable duo of Martin Tetreault and Otomo Yoshihide.

Tetreault, Martin: Des pas et des mois Tetreault, Martin:
Des pas et des mois

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Using extended and unsual techniques of cutting up, scratching, scraping, sanding grooves, even ironing his records, turntabilist Martin Tetreault approaches new music in audacious ways.

Tetreault, Martin: Snipettes! [2 CDs] Tetreault, Martin:
Snipettes! [2 CDs]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Two CDs from experimental electronic artist Martin Tetreault; one a studio work from 1991-92 using sampling, the second a collection of various experimental works recorded between 1984 and 86.

Tilting: Holy Seven Tilting:
Holy Seven

(Barnyard -- Canada )

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Bassist Nic Caloia (Ratchet Orchestra) with his Montreal based quartet of pianist Guillaume Dostaler, drummer Isaiah Ceccarelli and Jean Derome on baritone sax and bass flute, in an album of great compositional mood and creative playing.

Trio Derome Guilbeault Tanguay: 2004-2012 [4 CD Box] Trio Derome Guilbeault Tanguay:
2004-2012 [4 CD Box]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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A specially priced box set bringing together 4 CDs from the Ambiances Jazz Trio Derome Guilbeault Tanguay: "10 compositions", "The Feeling of Jazz", "Danse a l'Anvers", and "Wow!".

Trio Derome Guilbeault Tanguay: Danse a L'Anvers Trio Derome Guilbeault Tanguay:
Danse a L'Anvers

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Montreal's great jazz trio of saxophonist Jean Derome, bassist Normand Guilbeault, & drummer Pierre Tanguay, in an album of original compositions and work by Dolphy, Ellington, Kirk, Mengelberg & Strayhorn.

Trio Derome Guilbeault Tanguay: Wow! Trio Derome Guilbeault Tanguay:
Wow!

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Sax and flute player/Ambiances Magnetique label leader Jean Derome's excellent jazz trio with bassist Normand Guilbeault and drummer Pierre Tanguay, in their 4th release, with three Derome originals and 4 standards including a Dolphy number.

Trio, Derome / Guilbeault / Tanguay: Etymologie: Live at L' Off Festival de Jazz de Montreal Trio, Derome / Guilbeault / Tanguay:
Etymologie: Live at L' Off Festival de Jazz de Montreal

(Ambiances Jazz -- Canada )

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Various Artists: Ambiances Magnétiques Volume 3: Inédits Various Artists:
Ambiances Magnétiques Volume 3: Inédits

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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An anthology of 24 unreleased works by various members of Ambiances Magnetiques: Michel F Cote, Jean Derome, Andre Duchesne, Joane Hetu, Diane Labrosse, Robert Marcl Lepage, etc..

Various Artists: Une Théorie des Ensembles Various Artists:
Une Théorie des Ensembles

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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A live concert recording from 1992 featuring five groups of fifteen total musicians playing 17 previously unreleased tracks.

Various Artists: volume 2: Hourra pour la bastringue Various Artists:
volume 2: Hourra pour la bastringue

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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A compilation of seventeen tracks featuring artists such as René Lussier, Jean Derome, Pierre Tanguay, Robert Marcel Lepage, André Duchesne, Joane Hétu, &tc.

Vertical Squirrels (Fischlin, Heble, Melville, Warren): Time of the Sign Vertical Squirrels (Fischlin, Heble, Melville, Warren):
Time of the Sign

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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An incredibly informed instant-composing ensemble drawing on free jazz and post rock sensibilities with nods to Indian ragas, jazz-inflected minimalism, Zappa-esque bouts of sonic anarchy, and German rock music from the 1970s, captured live at Toronto, Guelph and Hamilton, Canada in 2012.

Ward, Greg's : Phonic Juggernaut Ward, Greg's :
Phonic Juggernaut

(Thirsty Ear -- USA )

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"Greg Ward's Phonic Juggernaut is a consummation of the marriage of jazz improvisation and composition, an unrestrained exploration of the saxophone as a voice all its own", in a trio with bassist Joe Sanders and drummer Damion Reid.

Wellman, Linsey / Mike Essoudry : Mike Essoudry + Linsey Wellman Wellman, Linsey / Mike Essoudry :
Mike Essoudry + Linsey Wellman

(Malasartes -- Canada )

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1st release for the duo of wind player Linsey Wellman and percussionist Mike Essoudry embracing stasis and movement, meditation and exuberance, delicacy and amplitude.

Wiens, Rainer: Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors <i>[Used Item]</i> Wiens, Rainer:
Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors [Used Item]

(Ambiances Jazz -- Canada )

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A series of solos and duets between Kalimba player Rainer Wiens and an impressive set of improvisers including Jean Derome, Malcolm Goldstein, Frank Lozano, &c.

XYZ (Martel / Lauzier / Tetreault): La Formule Xyz XYZ (Martel / Lauzier / Tetreault):
La Formule Xyz

(&Records -- Canada )

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XYZ is the trio of Pierre-Yves Martel (feedback & static), Martin Tetreault (turntable), & Philippe Lauzier (reeds) improvising with post-industrial sound orchestration using electronic and acoustic sources.

not the wind not the flag: Tintinabulum not the wind not the flag:
Tintinabulum

(Barnyard -- Canada )

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A beautifully building release of guitar and percussion, one long track that adds intensity from lovely minimalism to Fripp-ian chords and driving drum work.

Lenoci, Gianni / Gianni Mimmo: Reciprocal Uncles Lenoci, Gianni / Gianni Mimmo:
Reciprocal Uncles

(Long Song Records -- Italy )

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The Italian duo of pianist Gianni Lenoci and soprano saxophonist Gianni Mimmo using extended and unusual techniques through eight improvisations mixing melody, timbre and tone.

Pride, Mike's Scene Fucker #5: The Ensemble Is An Electronic Device Pride, Mike's Scene Fucker #5:
The Ensemble Is An Electronic Device

(Public Eyesore -- USA )

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Mike Pride's ensemble with Brian Moran, Jessica Pavone, Aaron Ali Shaikh in an extended work recorded live at Freddy's in Brooklyn in February of 2003, a slowly building work of unusual acoustic and electronic improvisation.

Roebke, Jason: Every Sunday Roebke, Jason:
Every Sunday

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

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The music of bassist Jason Roebke and his trio of guitarist Matthew Schneider and drummer Marcus Evan is rooted in the leader's solid bass work and the tasteful and informed lyrical freedom of his sidemen, as heard in this live performace Chicago's Hungry Brain.

Marsh, Warne Quartet: Ne Plus Ultra Marsh, Warne Quartet:
Ne Plus Ultra

(Hatology -- Switzerland )

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Pritsker, Gene: Varieties of Religious Experience Suite Pritsker, Gene:
Varieties of Religious Experience Suite

(Innova -- USA )

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Sound Liberation is an eclectic chamber ensemble led by guitarist Gene Pritsker, complex and genre-encompassing compositions that embrace compositions, improv, rock, and electronic approaches.

Weiss, Dan: Fourteen Weiss, Dan:
Fourteen

(Pi Recordings -- USA )

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Fourteen musicians perform drummer Dan Weiss' ambitious compositional project, a through-composed work featuring an ensemble with guitar, horns, voices, harp, piano, organ, bass and percussion, with players including Weiss, Matt Mitchell, Judith Berkson, David Binney, &c. &c.

Asencio, Jon / Chenard, Sylvie: Ocean a vendre / for sale Asencio, Jon / Chenard, Sylvie:
Ocean a vendre / for sale

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Guitarist and singer Sylvie Chenard in duet with musician/performance artist Jon Asencio, joyfully exploring the energies of resistance and anarchy, in shades of science-fiction and totalitarian reality.

Auclair, Melanie: Decor sonore Auclair, Melanie:
Decor sonore

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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A series of 20 short tracks by cellist Melanie Auclair that combine music with ambient sound with players such as Lori Freedman, Antoine Berthiaume, Luc Sicard, etc.

Bailey, Derek / Berthiaume, Antoine / Frith, Fred: Soshin Bailey, Derek / Berthiaume, Antoine / Frith, Fred:
Soshin

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Composer and improviser Antoine Berthiaume in a compilation of guitar duos with Derek Bailey and Fred Frith exploring the full range of guitar improvisation.

Berthiaume / SirJacq / Teale: Leaves and Snow Berthiaume / SirJacq / Teale:
Leaves and Snow

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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The trio of Antoine Berthiaume (guitar, percussion), Quentin SirJacq (piano, percussion) and Norman Teale (electronics) mix jazz, contemporary, and rock in an improvisational context.

Berthiaume, Antoine: Small Tease Berthiaume, Antoine:
Small Tease

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Guitarist Berthiaume steps away from composition and jazz to record an album of intricate instrumental guitar songs with folk influences, playing solo and in small ensembles.

Berthiaume, Antoine / Donato, Michel / Tanguay, Pierre: Ellen's Bar Berthiaume, Antoine / Donato, Michel / Tanguay, Pierre:
Ellen's Bar

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Guitarist Antoine Berthiaume leads the trio of Michel Donato (bass) and Pierre Tanguay (drums) in this lively album of eleven original compositions.

Boyko, DB / Duncan, Christine / Martin, Jean: Idiolalla Boyko, DB / Duncan, Christine / Martin, Jean:
Idiolalla

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Vocalists DB Boyko and Christine Duncan turn gibberish into improvised poetry while accompanied by drummer Jean Martin who uses multi-timbered objects to create beautiful and absurd music.

Brady, Tim / Bradyworks, Quatuor Molinari: My 20th Century (CD + DVD) [DVD] Brady, Tim / Bradyworks, Quatuor Molinari:
My 20th Century (CD + DVD) [DVD]

(Ambiances Jazz -- Canada )

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Tim Brady with Bradyworks and Quatuor Molinari in a CD/DVD release of four synchronized musical, video & theater works, ambitious and fascinating compositional pieces.

Carrothers, Bill: Family Life Carrothers, Bill:
Family Life

(Pirouet -- Germany )

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Dedicated to his family and filled with photos, pianist Bill Carrother's solo album draws from his personal life in delicate and tender music, a lovely and reflective album from a virtuoso player.

Ceccarelli, Isaiah: Lieux-dits Ceccarelli, Isaiah:
Lieux-dits

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Drummer Isaiah Ceccarelli's debut album is inspired by voyages in the French Alps and the Pyrenees and features artists Jean Derome, Francisco Lozano, Steve Raegele, and Clinton Ryder.

Chenard, Sylvie / Poulin, St-Onge, Tetreault: Ocean pour la suite Chenard, Sylvie / Poulin, St-Onge, Tetreault:
Ocean pour la suite

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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A collection of duo recordings featuring guitarist Sylvie Chenard playing with Maryse Poulin (sax), Martin Tetreault (turntables), and Alexandre St-Onge (electronics).

Cote / Ceccarelli: Vulgarites Cote / Ceccarelli:
Vulgarites

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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A plethora of objects being struck and stroked from the meeting of drummers Cote (Bruire, Klaxon Gueule) and Ceccarelli, complex interactions of percussion, feedback and electronics.

Derome, Jean: Canot-camping:expedition 4 Derome, Jean:
Canot-camping:expedition 4

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Excellent recording made while on a canoe and camping trip by 11 improvisers from the Montreal musique actuelle scene on their fourth expedition of the kind.

Derome, Jean / Malcolm Goldstein / Rainer Wiens: 6 Improvisations Derome, Jean / Malcolm Goldstein / Rainer Wiens:
6 Improvisations

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Having worked together in many projects for many years, this is the 1st trio record from Montreal improvisers Jean Derome, Malcolm Goldstein & Rainer Wiens, six free studio improvisations showing the subtle and sophisticated dialog that such long association yields.

Derome, Jean & Joane Hetu: Shaman - Nous percons les oreilles Derome, Jean & Joane Hetu:
Shaman - Nous percons les oreilles

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Two saxophones, two voices; two gargoyles, two satyrs; two forces of nature that agitate, whistle, squeak, scrape, blow, and bite, transforming music into a secular incantation and a banquet of sound.

Ensemble SuperMusique: Bruit court-circuit Ensemble SuperMusique:
Bruit court-circuit

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Jean Derome, Joane Hetu, Danielle Palardy Roger, Alexandre St-Onge and Martin Tetreault each composed works for this stellar group of nine Montreal-based musique actuelle players, a startling and wonderful release of style, approach and concept.

Ensemble SuperMusique: Y'a du bruit dans ma cabane Ensemble SuperMusique:
Y'a du bruit dans ma cabane

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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A supergroup of the AM collective with Derome, Hetu, Labrosse, Roger, Tanguay and Tetrault, in adventurous and far-reaching improvisation that have to be heard to be believed!

Freedman, Lori: 3 Freedman, Lori:
3

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Clarinetist Lori Freedman brought together 3 distinct trios over the course of 3 consecutive nights with a total of 6 other Montreal musicians for live encounters of improvisation.

Frith, Fred Guitar Quartet / Didkovsky, Frith / Lussier, Stewart: Ayaya Moses Frith, Fred Guitar Quartet / Didkovsky, Frith / Lussier, Stewart:
Ayaya Moses

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Fred Frith's leads a quartet of electric guitars (Rene Lussier, Nick Didkovsky, Mark Stewart) through 10 different journeys that explores the dynamic potential of this unique group composition.

Funf (Babin, Cornell, Crispo, Jacques...): La Regle Funf (Babin, Cornell, Crispo, Jacques...):
La Regle

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Sporadic sonic exchanges exploring guidelines, graphic scores, or completely improvised, with an expansive instrumentorium from the sextet of Magali Babin, Andrea-Jane Cornell, Martine H Crispo, Anne-Francoise Jacques, Emilie Mouchous, and Erin Sexton.

Greenlee, Shawn: Nysa Greenlee, Shawn:
Nysa

(Utech Records -- USA )

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Hetu, Labrosse, Parkins, Roger, Tenko: La legende de la pluie Hetu, Labrosse, Parkins, Roger, Tenko:
La legende de la pluie

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Compositions for synthesizers, electric harp, tabletop guitar, accordion, alto saxophone, percussion and voices performed by Joane Hetu, Diane Labrosse, Zeena PArkins, Danielle Palardy Roger, and Tenko.

Horvey, Amy: Interview Horvey, Amy:
Interview

(Malasartes -- Canada )

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A collection of narrative and experimental sound worlds for solo trumpet, born out of improvisation and organized through thoughtful collaborations with composers from Canada to Argentina.

Klaxon Gueule (Cote, Falaise, St-Onge): Pour en finir Klaxon Gueule (Cote, Falaise, St-Onge):
Pour en finir

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Montreal's electroacoustic trio of Michel F Cote (percussion), Bernard Falaise (guitars) and Alexandre St-Onge (bass), in their 6th release, 12 succinct tracks of sophisticated improv merging unorthodox approaches for peculiarly satisfying compositions.

Klaxon Gueule: Cote, Falaise, St-Onge: Grain Klaxon Gueule: Cote, Falaise, St-Onge:
Grain

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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Michel F Cote, Bernard Falaise, Alexandre St-Onge, Christof Migone, and Sam Shalabi, all members of the excellent group Klaxon Gueule, in a minimalist release of improv.

Labbe, Pierre: Manivelle Labbe, Pierre:
Manivelle

(Ambiances Jazz -- Canada )

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Saxophonist Pierre's Labbe's 1st release in 6 years, performing original compositions in a quartet with guitarist Bernard Falaise, drummer Isaiah Ceccarelli & bassist Clinton Ryder.

Lauzier / Martel: Sainct Laurens Lauzier / Martel:
Sainct Laurens

(&Records -- Canada )

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Sparse but detailed improvisational journeys from the long-running duo of saxophonist Philippe Lauzier and bassist/electronic artist Pierre-Yves Martel.

Leandre, Joelle, Quentin Sirjacq: Out of Nowhere Leandre, Joelle, Quentin Sirjacq:
Out of Nowhere

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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An engaging encounter between bassist Leandre and pianist Sirjacq, delicate yet intense interaction from two sophisticated & listening players from different generations.

Lepage, Robert Marcel: Canard Branchu Lepage, Robert Marcel:
Canard Branchu

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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A rich work for clarinets, bass and drums orchestrated for six musicians including Actuelle core players Lori Freedman, Pierre Tanguay, and Lepage himself, through 14 works that may have something to do with a swamp.

Lepage, Robert Marcel: Le lait maternel Lepage, Robert Marcel:
Le lait maternel

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

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A superb instrumental exploration of the American musical language - jazz, folk, gospel, rock, bluegrass, orchestral, electronic, minimalism and post-modernism, with improvised parts played by Jean Derome, Jacques Seguin, Guillaume Bourque and Yanik Cloutier.



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