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Berthiaume, Antoine / Donato, Michel / Tanguay, Pierre: Ellen's Bar (Ambiances Magnetiques)

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

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Antoine Berthiaume-guitar

Michel Donato-bass

Pierre Tanguay-drums


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UPC: 771028115228

Label: Ambiances Magnetiques
Catalog ID: AM_152
Squidco Product Code: 6446

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2006
Country: Canada
Packaging: Jewel Tray

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"Leading such an outstanding group of players in the production of an album requires much candor and courage. Guitarist Antoine Berthiaume is joined by Michel Donato and Pierre Tanguay in this dynamic trio that will that will groove your heart and soul. Ellen's Bar unveils a different side of Antoine's multifaceted activities. The eleven originals presented here are bursting with vitality and showcasing a firm and lively guitar style, while relying strongly on the jazz trio tradition. Except for the pieces written by Donato and Tanguay, Berthiaume has dedicated all his compositions to friends made in Montreal and New York over the last few years, while he was studying."-Ambiances Magnetiques


Artist Biographies

"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/)
5/28/2024

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Track Listing:



1 Attitude Frank 3:22

2 Mr Suozzi 4:31

3 Le Dauphin 4:21

4 Le Dentiste 4:36

5 Nose Worthy 4:38

6 Weiny 4:01

7 Mooies 5:39

8 Ellen's Bar 5:12

9 Magnolia 5:32

10 La Betterave 3:31

11 Famous Roldan 5:29

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Ambiances Magnetiques
Improvised Music
Jazz
Musique Actuelle
July 2006
Trio Recordings
Canadian Composition & Improvisation

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