The 4th Fanfare Pourpour perform a lively and inventive music joining jazz, rock, and orchestral forms, played by 20 musicians including Jean Derome, Damian Nisenson, Norman Guilbeault, Pierre Tanguay, &c.
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Includes a 12 page color booklet with lyrics, credits and photos.
Label: Monsieur Fauteux
Catalog ID: MFMV 18
Squidco Product Code: 13127
Packaging: Cardstock foldover
Recorded at Sutdio 270 December 15-18, 2009 by Robert Langlois.
Guido Del Fabbro
Pierre Emmanuel Poizat
Lou Babin-accordion, voice
Guido Del Fabbro-violin
Jean Derome-alto saxophone, baritone saxophone, piccolo, voice
Jacques Duguay-bass drum, snare drum, perucssion
Roy Hubler-guitar, banjo
Nicolas Letarte-snare drum, percussion, musical saw
Stephane Menard-tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone
Dany Nicolas-guitar, banjo
Damian Nisenson-tenor saxophone, alto saxophone, soprano saxophone, sopranino saxophone
Pierre Emmanuel Poizat-clarinet, bass clarinet
Luc Proulx-guitar, voice
Jean Sabourin-bass trumpet
Pierre Tanguay-percussion, objects
Claude Vendette-tenor saxophone, flute
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1. Croise le pont 3:55
2. Danse des breloques 4:30
3. Fais semblant que tu m'aimes 3:07
4. Immense bricolage 3:13
5. Le Retour de Pelle 2:45
6. Le rompie 3:30
7. Partir 4:01
8. Pasodobleu 4:57
9. Pié grande 4:17
10. Pour des ours (chorégraphie) 3:53
11. Sujet à changement 4:11
12. Transport Suzanne 3:11
13. Un souvenir 3:53
14. Willi grosse baleine 4:04
15. 6250 la track 2:43
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sample the album:
"Fanfare Pourpour never ceases to improve, move forward, and grow younger. Carrying on with its quest for Beauty, this unique orchestra has cooked up its fourth discographical adventure, Danse des breloques.
The 56-minute album was recorded live in Studio 270, Montréal. Under the direction of Jean Derome and Némo Venba, this fourth opus features music as festive, fresh and beat-driven as ever, in the form of 15 original compositions penned by Fanfare members: Luc Proulx, Nicolas Letarte, Jean Derome, Guido Del Fabbro, Jacques Duguay, Roy Hübler, Némo Venba, Pierre Emmanuel Poizat, Damian Nisenson, and Luzio Altobelli.
The swinging and playful tunes on this fourth CD are performed by Fanfare's twenty musicians. With its trumpets, saxophones, clarinets, guitars, banjo, accordions, violins, percussion, euphonium, and musical saw, plus its choir, Fanfare Pourpour delivers bold and lively music infused with lyricism, romanticism, and tenderness. Enjoy without moderation!"-Monsier Fauteux
Includes a 12 page color booklet with lyrics, credits and photos.
• Show Bio for Guido Del Fabbro
"Guido Del Fabbro. Born Montréal, Québec, 1980. Residence: Montréal, Québec. Composer, Performer (violin, electronics).
Born in Montréal, 1980, Guido Del Fabbro started violin lessons at age four. His taste for improvisation and composition first manifested itself around 1990; since then, he has taken several classes and workshops related to these fields. Del Fabbro is co-founder, creator and composer of Mouvement de Musique Présente, a large ensemble of up-and-coming musicians devoted to scored and improvised music. He is also a member of the groups Fanfare Pourpour, Rouge ciel and Concorde Crash. For 18 months, he toured North America with Gilles Ste-Croix's horse circus Cheval-Théâtre. As a performer, he has recorded a few soundtracks for film, television, theatre and dance. As a composer, he has written music for choreographers Élodie Lombardo (Blou take two, Gelsomina) and Séverine Lombardo (Les Accords d'elles). Del Fabbro released his first solo album, Carré de sable, in 2003, on Ambiances Magnétiques. He can be heard on the latest albums by Tomás Jensen and Loco Locass. He is an accompanying multi-instrumentalist in Pierre Lapointe's show La forêt des mal-aimés."-ActuelleCD (http://www.actuellecd.com/en/bio/delfabbro_gu/)
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• Show Bio for Jean Derome
"Jean Derome. Born Montréal, Québec, 1955. esidence: Montréal, Québec. Composer, Performer (saxophones (alto, baritone, soprano), flutes (flute, bass flute, piccolo, alto flute, recorders), keyboards, small wind instruments (ocarinas, jew's harp, game calls, toys...), percussion, invented instruments, voice)
One of the most active and eclectic musicians on the Canadian creative music scene, Jean Derome has managed to earn the recognition of a larger public, a rare feat in that field. Thanks to his large-scale musique actuelle projects, his compositions, his work as an improviser, his jazz groups and his music for the screen and the stage, Derome ranks as a major creative force, in Québec and abroad. He is experienced and innovative on both saxophone and flute, and his unique writing style cannot be mistaken for anyone else's. Sensitive and powerful, his music often features a funny strike that makes its complex nature more inviting.
Ever since Nébu (one of Québec's first avant-garde jazz groups) in the early '70s, Derome has been consistently renewing and diversifying his approach of composition. He impressed audience and critics first with the flute, then with the saxophone, as a lead character in the musique actuelle underground. He took part to the various artists' collectives looking for new ways to express themselves freely, without esthetic or social constraints, including the Ensemble de musique improvisée de Montréal. Later, in the early '80s, he co-founded Ambiances Magnétiques, a collective and record label that raised his profile at home and introduced his name to the outside world. Among his numerous projects, let us mention the duos Les Granules, Nous perçons les oreilles and Plinc! Plonc!, the dynamic group Jean Derome et les Dangereux Zhoms, and the large-scale projects Confitures de gagaku, Je me souviens - Hommage à Georges Perec and Canot-camping. Most of these projects are based on a unique form of synergy between composition, structured improvisation and genuine creative madness, all this articulated with unmatched playfulness. In 1992, Derome became the second artist to be presented with the Freddie Stone Award (bassist Lisle Ellis was the first).
Besides improvising on a regular basis with Ambiances Magnétiques' members and appearing in their projects, Derome has also shared the stage with several musicians of international stature, among others Fred Frith, Lars Hollmer, Louis Sclavis and Han Bennink. He performs regularly all over Canada, in the US and in Europe. He received a Prix Opus in 2001 for his exposure abroad.
Lately, jazz circles have been praising his undisputable qualities as a jazzman, thanks to the Thelonious Monk tribute project Évidence, the Normand Guilbeault Ensemble (whose Mingus Erectus CD is devoted to Charles Mingus' music), and the much-lauded Derome Guilbeault Tanguay Trio.
Although Jean Derome writes tirelessly for his own projects, he is much in demand in the fields of film, theatre and dance. A short list of this side of his work would have to include his numerous scores for the National Film Board of Canada (NFB), especially for films by John Walker, Jacques Leduc, Fernand Bélanger and animated films by Pierre Hébert, Michèle Cournoyer and Jean Detheux; his incidental music for Théâtre UBU, Théâtre de Quat'Sous and Théâtre du Nouveau Monde; not forgetting his work with several top choreographers, including Louise Bédard, Andrew de Lotbinière Harwood, Daniel Soulières and Ginette Laurin. Other music ensembles have commissioned works from him, including Tuyo, Bradyworks, the Hard Rubber Orchestra from Vancouver and Fanfare Pourpour. Incidentally, Derome is the musical director of the latter.
Over thirty years of music and 70 record credits later, Jean Derome still has sleeves bursting with tricks."-ActuelleCD (http://www.actuellecd.com/en/bio/derome_je/)
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