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.
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Label: Ambiances Magnetiques
Catalog ID: AM053CD
Squidco Product Code: 544
Packaging: Jewel Tray
Recorded April 22nd to 26th,1996 by Jean-Pierre Loiselle in Montreal, CA.
Pierre Tanguay-drums, percussion
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1 Friends Overtime 12:04
2 Une petite douleur 6:00
3 Ping Pong 8:24
4 I H 5:40
5 Est-ce que Marie peut venir jouer? 8:54
6 Midi tapant 5:01
7 Madame Duluth 4:08
Percussion & Drums
Canadian Composition & Improvisation
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"Pierre Tanguay is resident drummer for most Ambiances Magnétiques projects. Tom Walsh has shown his worth playing with Pierre Cartier as well as Jean Derome's supergroup Les Dangereux Zhoms. Tanguay and Walsh have been playing together for over a dozen years ( ! ) now and have, notably, performed in festivals from Toronto to Paris and in various musique actuelle series throughout Québec.
Of minimalist construction, the music of "Midi tapant" is both spontaneous and through-composed. It is swarming with sensations and suggestions of colors, and alternates between moments of sheer intensity and lighter sound. This is an enjoyable take on ambient music from two accomplished musicians."-Ambiances Magnetiques
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"Quebec City, Québec, 1956: Composer, Performer (drum set, percussion, voice)
A percussionist, composer and inveterate inventor, Pierre Tanguay is one of the most sought-after Montréal musicians on the Quebec scene. Since the beginning of the 80s, he has participated in an impressive number of ensembles, including Jean Derome and the dangereux zhoms, Évidence, Castor et compagnie, the Jean-François Groulx Trio, the ODD (a danse orchestra), Villemure Ô Carré, the Pierre Cartier Ensemble and Projet Riel. Among his collaborators are Jean Derome, Normand Guilbeault, Pierre Langevin, René Lussier, Karen Young, Fred Frith, Michel Donato, Daniel Mille, André Duchesne and Antoine Berthiaume. He is very active in the fileds of medieval and traditional music, jazz and musique actuelle. He is the co-founder of Strada, Midi Tapant, Derome/Tanguay.
He has composed works for dance (Lucie Grégoire, Andrew Harwood, Irène Stamou and Francine Gagné), as well as works for the theatre and film (Allan Booth, Imago and Roberto Ariganello). He regularly tours throughout Canada and Europe."-SMCQ (http://www.smcq.qc.ca/smcq/en/artistes/t/tanguay_pi/)
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