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Jean Derome


 
Bob: Unstable Friends
Bob:
Unstable Friends

(&Records -- Canada )


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Bruire (Michel F. Cote / Jean Derome / Robert Marcel Lepage / Rene Lussier / Ikue Mori / Claude St-J
Bruire (Michel F. Cote / Jean Derome / Robert Marcel Lepage / Rene Lussier / Ikue Mori / Claude St-Jean / Jerry Snell):
Les Fleurs De Leo

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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Thirteen new compositions by Michel F Cote that are tightly linked together by a poetic text, with Jean Derome, Diane Labrosse, Claude Lamothe, Robert Marcel Lepage, Rene Lussier, Ikue Mori, and Claude St-Jean.

Cote, Michel F: Flat Fourgonnette (mescal Free style)
Cote, Michel F:
Flat Fourgonnette (mescal Free style)

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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Michel F Cote in a hybrid release of country and actuelle music that is unpredictable and funny with help from artists such as Bernard Falaise, Frank Martel, Billie Folliday, etc.

Trio Derome Guilbeault Tanguay: 10 compositions de Jean Derome
Trio Derome Guilbeault Tanguay:
10 compositions de Jean Derome

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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Ten new compositions by Jean Derome played by Trio Derome Guilbeault Tanguay on this first album of sophisticated group playing with ample room for improvisation.

Derome Guilbeault Tanguay, Trio: The Feeling of Jazz
Derome Guilbeault Tanguay, Trio:
The Feeling of Jazz

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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Eleven jazz standards performed by the trio of Jean Derome (sax, flute, voice, Normand Guilbeault (double bass) and Pierre Tanguay (percussion).

Derome, Jean et les Dangereux Zhoms; Cartier, Derome, Dostaler, Lussier, Tanguay, Walsh: Carnets de
Derome, Jean et les Dangereux Zhoms; Cartier, Derome, Dostaler, Lussier, Tanguay, Walsh:
Carnets de voyage

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $14.95    




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The first recording of Jean Derome et les Dangereux Zhoms, recorded in concerts around Montréal in March 94, with eleven excellent pieces written by Derome.

Derome, Jean: Chamber Music 1992-2012
Derome, Jean:
Chamber Music 1992-2012

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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25 chamber works composed by Montreal composer, multi-instrumentalist and improviser Jean Derome, presenting pieces from the wealth of projects he's involved in, including Dangereux Zhoms, Ensemble de flutes Alize, duos with Lori Freedmam, Quasar, quatuor de saxophones, &c.

Derome, Jean: Le magasin de tissu[The Fabric Shop]
Derome, Jean:
Le magasin de tissu[The Fabric Shop]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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In his release titled "The Fabric Shop", Jean Derome sews together 69 short improvised pieces into a solo album of random organization.

Evidence: Cartier, Derome, Monk, Tanguay: Live a la Casa Music of Thelonious Monk
Evidence: Cartier, Derome, Monk, Tanguay:
Live a la Casa Music of Thelonious Monk

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $14.95    




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The second release by the trio of Evidence (Pierre Carter, Jean Derome, Pierre Tanguay) who are devoted to the great jazz music of Thelonious Monk.

Evidence (Cartier / Derome / Tanguay): Monk Work
Evidence (Cartier / Derome / Tanguay):
Monk Work

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $14.95    




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After 14 years this Montreal trio dedicated to the works of Thelonius Monk, comprised of Jean Derome on alto and baritone sax, Pierre Cartier on electric bass, and Pierre Tanguay on drums, returns with 11 exuberant recordings including "Brilliant Corners", "Pannonica", &c.

Fanfare Pourpour / Hollmer, Lars: Karusell Musik
Fanfare Pourpour / Hollmer, Lars:
Karusell Musik

(Monsieur Fauteux -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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Frith, Derome, Tanguay, Boisen: All is bright, but it is not day
Frith, Derome, Tanguay, Boisen:
All is bright, but it is not day

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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Explosive, psychedelic music from the trio of Jean Derome, Fred Frith, and Pierre Tanguay recorded and mixed by Myles Boisen.

Frith, Fred: Keep the Dog: That House We Lived In [2 CDs]
Frith, Fred:
Keep the Dog: That House We Lived In [2 CDs]

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $20.00    




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Guilbeault, Normand Ensemble: Live at Upstairs 2008. Hommage a Mingus
Guilbeault, Normand Ensemble:
Live at Upstairs 2008. Hommage a Mingus

(Ambiances Jazz -- Canada )


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The Normand Guilbeault Ensemble with Jean Derome, Matthieu Belanger, &c. continue to create incredible interpretations of the music of Charles Mingus.

Hetu, Joane : Tryptique Musique d'hiver
Hetu, Joane :
Tryptique Musique d'hiver

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $35.95    




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A specially priced box set bringing together all three CDs from Joane Hetu of music about the winter: Musique d'hiver, Nouvelle musique d'hiver and Recits de neige.

Hetu, Joane: Nouvelle Musique d'Hiver
Hetu, Joane:
Nouvelle Musique d'Hiver

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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Beautiful, mysterious improvised compositions with spoken interludes, recorded live in March 2003 at the first Montréal/Nouvelles Musiques (MNM) festival.

Klaxon Gueule: Infininiment
Klaxon Gueule:
Infininiment

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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Improvisers Michel Cote, Bernard Falaise & Alexandre St-Onge return to Ambiances Magnetiques in an album of dark acoustic improvisations, with guests Jean Derome, Philippe Lauzier & Gordon Allen.

Labbe, Pierre: Tremblement de fer
Labbe, Pierre:
Tremblement de fer

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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Commissioned and premiered at the 10th L'Off Festival de jazz de Montreal in 2009, this work performed with Jean Derome, Jean Rene, Bernard Falaise, Pierre Tanguay, &c.

Lussier / Derome / Cutler: Three Suites Piece
Lussier / Derome / Cutler:
Three Suites Piece

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $13.00    




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Ratchet Orchestra: Hemlock
Ratchet Orchestra:
Hemlock

(Drip Audio -- Canada )


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The Ratchet Orchestra is a large ensemble of 30 fringe musicians from Montreal headed by director Nicolas Caloia whose compositions allow for improvised chamber jazz and showcase the talents of the orchestra's most passionate players.

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 Tanguay7.10: Danse a L'Anvers
Trio Derome Guilbeault Tanguay7.10:
Danse a L'Anvers

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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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: Etymologie: Live at L' Off Festival de Jazz de Montreal [DVD SUR
Trio Derome / Guilbeault / Tanguay:
Etymologie: Live at L' Off Festival de Jazz de Montreal [DVD SURROUND SOUND]

(Ambiances Jazz -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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Various Artists: ReR Quarterly Selections from Volume 2
Various Artists:
ReR Quarterly Selections from Volume 2

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )


Price: $15.95    




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Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani: Cardinal
Cosottini / Melani / Miano / Pisani:
Cardinal

(Impressus Records -- USA )


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The quartet of Cosottini, Melano, Pisani, Miano (EAQuartet Electroacoustic) in compositions referring to the 4 cardinal map points using graphic scores, games, open readings, &c.

Derome, Jean / Le Quan Ninh: Flechettes
Derome, Jean / Le Quan Ninh:
Flechettes

(Tour de Bras -- Canada )


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Part of Rencontres de musiques spontanees 2009, Jean Derome on bird calls, flute & sax met percussionist Le Quan Ninh playing objects over bass drum for a long work of unusual improvisation.

Hollmer, Lars Looping Home Orchestra: Live 1992-1993
Hollmer, Lars Looping Home Orchestra:
Live 1992-1993

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )


Price: $15.95    




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Normand 5, Eric: Sur Un Fil
Normand 5, Eric:
Sur Un Fil

(Setola Di Maiale -- Canada )


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Bassist Eric Normand's compositions showcase the incredibly talented quintet of James Darling (cello), Antoine Letourneau-Berger (vibes), Michel F. Cote (drums/feedback) and Jean Derome (flute, sax, birdcall).

Guilbeault, Normand: Riel, Plaidoyer Musical / Musical Plea [2 CDs]
Guilbeault, Normand:
Riel, Plaidoyer Musical / Musical Plea [2 CDs]

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $14.95    




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2 CDs of Canadian history put together by Normand Guilbeault that covers original compositions, native chants, gigues, reels, songs of the period, military marches and improvisation.

Hetu, Joane: Castor et compagnie
Hetu, Joane:
Castor et compagnie

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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With lyrics inspired by Hindu erotic books, Arabic love games, and sensual songs; Joane Hetu presents her first CD of her own music with accompaniment from Jean Derome, Diane Labrosse, and Pierre Tanguay.

Hetu, Joane: Musique d'hiver
Hetu, Joane:
Musique d'hiver

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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A work that pays homage to chilly northwest winds, sparkling winter light, the February moon, and the tedium and the exasperation of March , all of which allow the emotional excitement of winter to show through.

Quatre Tetes (Wehrli / Walss / Friedli / Binder): figuren
Quatre Tetes (Wehrli / Walss / Friedli / Binder):
figuren

(Creative Sources -- Portugal )


Price: $14.95    




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An excellent quartet of 4 female improvisers creating mysterious landscapes, bizarre spaces and surprising topography using dual pianos, flute, melodica, trombone & alphorn.

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

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $14.95    




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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.

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.

Greenlee, Shawn: Nysa
Greenlee, Shawn:
Nysa

(Utech Records -- USA )


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Quartetski Does Stravinsky: Le Sacre du printemps
Quartetski Does Stravinsky:
Le Sacre du printemps

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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Quartetski Does Stravinsky with drummer Isaiah Ceccarelli, guitarist Bernard Falaise, reedist Phillipe Lauzier, viole de gamaba player Pierre-Yves Martel and violinist Joshua Zubot reinterpret Stravinsky's Rite of Spring in honor of its 100th anniversary.

Caloia, Nicolas  : Les Bonnes Histoires
Caloia, Nicolas :
Les Bonnes Histoires

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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Bridging contemporary and improvised music, Montreal double bassist Nicolas Caloia wrote these pieces for textured and impossible rhythms; blending pieces by Nancarrow and Grand Master Flash; and manipulating poems by Genevieve Letarte; with supporting improv from Jean Derome & Lori Freedman.

Drake, Hamid / Sylvain Kassap: Heads Or Tails [2 CDs]
Drake, Hamid / Sylvain Kassap:
Heads Or Tails [2 CDs]

(RogueArt -- France )


Price: $23.95    




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A masterful fountain of melodic ideas, intriguing rhythms, and exceptional technical skill from the duo of Hamid Drake on drums and frame drum, and Sylvain Kassap on clarinets and chalumeau, recording live at the France Musique at Studio Theatre d’Alfortville and in the studio.

Judson Trio (Joelle Leandre / Mat Maneri / Gerald Cleaver): An Air of Unreality [VINYL]
Judson Trio (Joelle Leandre / Mat Maneri / Gerald Cleaver):
An Air of Unreality [VINYL]

(RogueArt -- France )


Price: $19.95    




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A live performance at Judson Church in Manhattan as part of the 20th Vision Festival from the NY/France free improvising trio of Joelle Leandre on double bass, Mat Maneri on viola, and Gerald Cleaver on drums and percussion, two tracks of steadily building, incredibly compatible dialog.

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.

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.

Roger, Danielle Palardy: Le Caillou 1998-2013
Roger, Danielle Palardy:
Le Caillou 1998-2013

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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Written in 1998, Danielle Palardy Roger's game piece composition was performed at the first Ensemble SuperMusique concert, here in 7 versions recorded at various locations in bands including Joelle Leandre, Joane Hetu, Guido Del Fabbro, Jean Derome, &c. &c.

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.

Evidence: Cartier, Derome, Monk, Tanguay: Musique de Thelonious Monk
Evidence: Cartier, Derome, Monk, Tanguay:
Musique de Thelonious Monk

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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A tribute to the music of Thelonious Monk by the group Evidence, comprised of Pierre Cartier (bass), Jean Derome (reeds) and Pierre Tanguay (drums).

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!

Quatuor Bozzini - Jean Derome, Joane Hetu: Le mensonge et l'identite
Quatuor Bozzini - Jean Derome, Joane Hetu:
Le mensonge et l'identite

(Collection QB -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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The Bozzini Quartet commissioned this work from the duo Derome/Hetu, which tackles the subject of making differences cohabit, calling for the musicians to move & improvise in response to a soundtrack in 4 languages.

Roger, Danielle Palardy: Pinta, Nina & Maria
Roger, Danielle Palardy:
Pinta, Nina & Maria

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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3 live recordings from 3 ensembles - GGRIL, Ensemble SuperMusique and ECM+ - exploring relationsips between early music and contemporary creative music; with Jean Derome, Joane Hetu, Diane Labrosse, Bernard Falaise, &c. &c.

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

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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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.

Derome, Jean : Resistances
Derome, Jean :
Resistances

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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With many participants from Ensemble Musique and the Montreal Musique Actuelle scene, composer and multi-instrumentalist Jean Derome directs an ensemble into the exploration of electricity and "Resistances", blending electronics, turntable, 60 Hz hums and other electronics into an orchestra of improvisers executing his dynamic 16 movement composition.

Ensemble SuperMusique: Les porteuses d'O
Ensemble SuperMusique:
Les porteuses d'O

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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Montreal's superb ensemble of improvisers explore the integration of composed music with improvisation, here in 3 graphic scores from from Danielle Palardy Roger, Joane Hetu, and Lisa Cay Miller, allowing individual performers extensive freedom within fixed compositional frameworks leading to extraordinary and unexpected results, captured lived at Amphitheatre du Gesu in 2017.

Klaxon Gueule: Ceci n'est pas [3 CDs]
Klaxon Gueule:
Ceci n'est pas [3 CDs]

(Sono Sordo -- Canada )


Price: $24.95    




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Translating to "this is not", the experimental Montreal trio of Michel F. Cote, Alexandre St-Onge and Bernard Falaise have for 20 years experimented in sound, bridging rock, experimental and improvised forms, here in a 3-CD retrospective of studio works from the last 16 years with collaborators Jean Derome, Ellwood Epps, Sam Shalabi, Philippe Lauzier, and Christof Migone.

Haubenstock-Ramati, Roman: Mobile For Shakespeare
Haubenstock-Ramati, Roman:
Mobile For Shakespeare

(Hat [now] ART -- Switzerland )


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A series of musical "mobiles" from European composer Roman Haubenstock-Ramati, sonic transformations of the visual experiences of Alexander Calder's dynamic sculptures.

PYN (Yoshida / Pittard / Nasuno): Songs for children who don't want to sleep
PYN (Yoshida / Pittard / Nasuno):
Songs for children who don't want to sleep

(Magaibutsu -- Japan )


Price: $14.95    




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P (Yann Pittard on oud and guitar & vocals), Y (Tatsuya Yoshida on drums & vocals) and N (Mitsuru Nasuno on bass & vocals) performing Arabian Progressive Pop Improvisation, an unusual melding and orchestration of arabic progressions and melodic prog rock.

Derome, Jean : Sudoku pour Pygmees
Derome, Jean :
Sudoku pour Pygmees

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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The meticulous and magnificently creative mind of wind player and composer Jean Derome used a 2010 Sudoko puzzle as a guide for his "Sudoko Pour Pygmees", presented alongside "7 Dances (for 15)" and "5 Thoughts (for hard rubber)", performed by an octet of Montreal mainstays including Pierre Tanguay, Pierre Cartier, Guido Del Fabbro, Bernard Falaise, &c.

Derome, Jean And The Dangereux Zhoms + 7: Plates-Formes Et Traquenards
Derome, Jean And The Dangereux Zhoms + 7:
Plates-Formes Et Traquenards

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )


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Jean Derome's extended Dangereux Zhomes opened the 25th Victo Festival in 2008, adding Joane Hetu, Lori Freedman, Bernard Falaise, &c. for an incredible and expressive orchestra.

Derome, Jean et les Dangereux Zhoms: Torticolis
Derome, Jean et les Dangereux Zhoms:
Torticolis

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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This is the third release from Jean Derome et les Dangereux Zhoms, which, like the two preceding it, was created from Derome's personal travel journal.

Duchesne, Andre: Le Temps Des Bombes
Duchesne, Andre:
Le Temps Des Bombes

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $9.00    




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Trio Derome Guilbeault Tanguay: The Feeling of Jazz
Trio Derome Guilbeault Tanguay:
The Feeling of Jazz

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


Price: $13.95    




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Ceccarelli, Isaiah: Toute Clarte m'est Obscure
Ceccarelli, Isaiah:
Toute Clarte m'est Obscure

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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A profound contemporary work integrating improvisation into composed forms from Montreal composer and percussionist Isaiah Ceccarelli and performed by an ensemble of 16 Musique Actuelle improvisers and performers, beautifully balanced between diverse instrumental passages and texts inspired by different poetical and musical forms of the past; sublime.

Ensemble SuperMusique: Commutation
Ensemble SuperMusique:
Commutation

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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Ensemble Supermusique, Montreal's premiere open-minded improvising ensemble, here led by saxophonist & vocalist Joane Hetu and conducted by percussionist Danielle Palardy Roger, present a live concert of graphic scores dating back to 1920, with works from Fred Frith (Stone, Brick, Glass, Wood, Wire), Luigi Russolo, Maxime Daigneault, Emilie Girard-Charest & Anestis Logothetis.

Hetu, Joane : Tags
Hetu, Joane :
Tags

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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Four compositions written between 2000-2019 from Joane Hétu: a duo between bassist Nicolas Caloia & bass clarinetist/vocalist Lori Freedman; a work with Hétu & Jean Derome plus the Quaturo Bozzini string and Quasar saxophone quartets; a composition for 20 electric guitars; and one movement from "Préoccupant, c'est Préoccupant performed by Ensemble Supermusique.

Ensemble SuperMusique: Sonne l'image
Ensemble SuperMusique:
Sonne l'image

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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The collective ensemble Supermusique featuring key performers from Montréal's musique actuelle scene, including Jean Derome, Isaiah Ceccarelli, Joane Hetu, Danielle Palardy, &c. perform "Sounding the Image", three animated scores composed through the creation of moving images and rendered live in a remarkable concert at Amphiteatre de Gesu, in Montreal in 2019.

Johnston, Darren: Edge Of The Forest
Johnston, Darren:
Edge Of The Forest

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )


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Bay area trumpeter and bandleader Johntson in a set of original compositions performed with Ben Goldberg, Sheldon Brown, Devin Hoff and Smith Dobson.

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.

Johansson / Fite / Grip: Swinging at Topsi's [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]
Johansson / Fite / Grip:
Swinging at Topsi's [CASSETTE + DOWNLOAD]

(Astral Spirits -- USA )


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An evening of free improvisation recorded in Berlin at au Topsi Pohl in 2020 from the Swedish trio of Euro Free Jazz legend Sven-Ake Johansson on drums, Niklas Fite on acoustic guitar and Joel Grip on double bass, performing two extended and dynamic improvisations, and then settling into jazz standard form for "Isn't It Romantic" and "Out of Nowhere" sung by by Johansson.

Niblock, Phill [CLEAR VINYL]: MMXX-12: Browned
Niblock, Phill [CLEAR VINYL]:
MMXX-12: Browned

(Matiere Memoire -- Belgium )


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Recording in Cologne, Germany, the quartet of Arne Deforce on cello, Deborah Walker on cello, Erik Drescher on flute, and Dafne Vicent Sandoval on bassoon realize NY composer Phill Niblock's work of acoustic drone, using long sustained notes to create a seething combination of harmonic interactions with an ominous tone, ending somewhat abruptly to reveal its layers.

Derome, Jean: Solo Souffles
Derome, Jean:
Solo Souffles

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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The remarkably creative flutist & saxophonist Jean Derome often incorporates unusual instruments into his improvisations and compositions, including bird calls, harps, kalimbas, sirens, flower plastic wrappings, bells, &c &c.... on this album Derome focuses on those unique instruments and noise makers through 23 surprising pieces illustrating his incredible collection.

Derome, Jean: Somebody Special
Derome, Jean:
Somebody Special

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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Drawing on the work of Steve Lacy's quintet, Montreal saxophonist Jean Derome pays homage to the late saxophonist through a selection of 9 Lacy pieces with lyrics from Brion Gysin, Lao Tseu, Herman Melville, &c, in a quintet with Derome on alto sax, bass flute & voice, Karen Young providing vocals, Alexandre Grogg on piano, Normand Guilbeault on bass, & Pierre Tanguay on drums.

Derome, Jean et les Dangereux Zhoms: To Continue
Derome, Jean et les Dangereux Zhoms:
To Continue

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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4th Dangereux Zhoms 4th release, mixing scored music, improv, polyphony, polyrhythms, irregular meters, rich harmonies and polymodalism with humor and imagination.

Ensemble SuperMusique: Jeux De Pistes
Ensemble SuperMusique:
Jeux De Pistes

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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Ensemble SuperMusique devotes itself to Montreal's "Musique Actuelle" and free improv community in assemblages of some of their finest players, here in a live concert in 2016 at Amphitheater du Gesu in Montreal with a stunning set of performers presenting the work of 4 composer.

Ensemble SuperMusique / Symon Henry: voir dans le vent qui hurle les etoiles rire et rire
Ensemble SuperMusique / Symon Henry:
voir dans le vent qui hurle les etoiles rire et rire

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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Montreal's true supergroup since 1998 with many of the city's essential Musique Actuelle performers and composers, directed by Danielle Palardy Roger and including Jean Derome, Joane Hetu, Scott Thomson, Lori Freedman, Alexander St. Onge, &c. &c., as they take on a piece by Quebec composer Symon Henry, performed in an exceptional concert in the Chapel in Bon-Pasteur.

Hetu, Joane: Chorale JOKER: Les Lucioles
Hetu, Joane:
Chorale JOKER: Les Lucioles

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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The Montreal-based Chorale Joker ensemble directed and conducted by Joane Hétu, Danielle Palardy, and Jean Derome, who are also participants, is one of the most unusual and fascinating improvising vocal ensembles active, heard here in a concert coordinated with Productions SuperMusique at Le Vivier, Amphiteatre du Gesu, Montreal in early 2020; indescribably fascinating!

Hetu, Joane: Filature
Hetu, Joane:
Filature

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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A musical theatre in 3 acts using texts, songs, free improvisation and compositional textures, "an evocation of the fusion between opposite forces-tight and flexible, male and female".

Hetu, Joane: La Femme Territoire ou 21 Fragments D'humus
Hetu, Joane:
La Femme Territoire ou 21 Fragments D'humus

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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An amazing journey in sound and voice from saxophonist/vocalist Joane Hetu with five singers/narrators/musicians/noise-makers and layered field recordings, a remarkable and sophisticated work about sex, loss, death, art, & politics.

Hetu, Joane: Recits de Neige
Hetu, Joane:
Recits de Neige

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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Pieces in 4 movements - Snow; Never Cold; Gusts; Landscapes - performed by Ensemble SuperMusique: Joane Hetu, Jean Derome, Diane Labrosse, Pierre Tanguay, Scott Thomson & Alexandre St-Onge.

Joker (Joane Hetu): Ou Est-il Donc Ce Reve?
Joker (Joane Hetu):
Ou Est-il Donc Ce Reve?

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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Joker brings together 12 vocalists, many core members of the Ambiances Magnetiques/Musique Actuelle collective including Joane Hetu, Jean Derome, Diane Labrosse, Michel F Cote, Lori Freedman, &c, performing unusual works of voice and narration composed by Joane Hetu.

Nous Percons Les Oreilles (Derome / Hetu): Un ideal
Nous Percons Les Oreilles (Derome / Hetu):
Un ideal

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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Joane Hetu and Jean Derome formed Nous percons les oreilles 20 years ago, merging their expansive musical interests in idiosyncratic improvisation and orchestration using saxophones & wind instruments, objects, voice, melodica, and piano, here in their 4th astonishing album.

Ratchet Orchestra: Coco Swirl
Ratchet Orchestra:
Coco Swirl

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )


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Active since the early 90's, the superb Montreal super-group Ratchet Orchestra under the direction of Nicolas Caloia with 19 performers presents 10 works including the title track, with soloists including Jean Rene, Lori Freedman, Jean Derome, Ellwood Epps, Sam Shalabi, Craig Petersen, Yves Charuest, Joshua Zubot, Scott Thomson, Isaiah Ceccarelli, &c.

Derome, Jean (Derome / Hetu / Robichaud / Servant / Jacques / Bastien / Normand / Side): Rose Drummo
Derome, Jean (Derome / Hetu / Robichaud / Servant / Jacques / Bastien / Normand / Side):
Rose Drummond

(Ambiances Magnetiques / Tour de Bras -- Canada )


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A tribute to controversial and outrageous Quebec sculptor and installation artist Rose Drummond, through a collection of unusual, diverse, absurdist and absolutely remarkable instrumental & vocal songs drawn from saxophonist and composer Jean Derome's musical career, performed with Musique Actuelle luminaries including Michel F Coté, Joane Hétu, and Éric Normand.

Brulez les meubles (Beaudoin / Normand / Derome / Hollenbeck): Tardif
Brulez les meubles (Beaudoin / Normand / Derome / Hollenbeck):
Tardif

(Tour de Bras / Circum-Disc -- Canada )


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The Quebec project Brulez Les Meubles (Burn the Furniture) was conceived by long-time friends and contemporary jazz fans, bassist Eric Normand and guitarist Louis Beaudoin-de la Sablonniere, each collaboration inviting other musicians to join their warm & relaxed approach to modern jazz, here with Jean Derome on saxophone & flute and John Hollenbeck on drums.

Brulez les meubles (Beaudoin / Normand / Derome / Hollenbeck): L'appel du vide
Brulez les meubles (Beaudoin / Normand / Derome / Hollenbeck):
L'appel du vide

(Tour de Bras / Circum-Disc -- Canada )


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With a common passion for the jazz guitar, from Jim Hall to Bill Frisell, from Rene Thomas to Brandon Ross, the core duo of Canadian improvisers, guitarist Louis Beaudoin-de la Sablonniere and bassist Éric Normand, are joined by drummer Tom Jacques for a set of original compositions plus a Paul Bley piece, one by Gilles Vigneault, and two collective improvisations.

Brulez les meubles (Beaudoin / Normand / Derome / Hollenbeck): Tardif [VINYL]
Brulez les meubles (Beaudoin / Normand / Derome / Hollenbeck):
Tardif [VINYL]

(Tour de Bras / Ramble -- Canada )


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The Quebec project Brulez Les Meubles (Burn the Furniture) was conceived by long-time friends and contemporary jazz fans, bassist Eric Normand and guitarist Louis Beaudoin-de la Sablonniere, each collaboration inviting other musicians to join their warm & relaxed approach to modern jazz, here with Jean Derome on saxophone & flute and John Hollenbeck on drums.

Derome, Jean: Confitures de Gagaku
Derome, Jean:
Confitures de Gagaku

(Les Disques Victo -- Canada )


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Live recordings and Derome's first release under his own name, inspired by Japanese magic squares and haikus, and performed in a group including Actuelle collective members Pierre Tanguay and Pierre Cartier.

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.

Wiens, Rainer: Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors
Wiens, Rainer:
Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors

(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.

 

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