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Beaudoin-de-la-Sablonniere, Louis / Eric Normand / Louis-Vincent Hamel: Brulez les Meubles (Tour de Bras)

Seeking to extend the guitar trio into new and unique territory, the Quebec trio of Eric Normand on electric bass, Louis Beaudoin-de-la-Sablonniere on electric guitar, and Louis-Vincent Hamel on drums, reference performers like Jim Hall, Sonny Sharrock, John Abercrombie, & Bill Frisell while focusing on harmolodic force and unusual melodic lines.
 

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Louis Beaudoin-de-la-Sablonniere-la-Sablonniere-electric guitar

Eric Normand-electric bass guitar

Louis-Vincent Hamel-drums


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Label: Tour de Bras
Catalog ID: none
Squidco Product Code: 26102

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2018
Country: France
Packaging: Cardboard Gatefold
Recorded at Pointe-Sec, at Saint-Maxime-du-Mont-Louis, Quebec, Canada, in July, 2017.

Descriptions, Reviews, &c.

"A rare improvised jazz album, produced with Circum-disc (France). The trio Burn Furniture is the meeting of three musicians with very different paths around the desire to create a trio of jazz guitar that is unique in the history of the genre. Nourishing aesthetic fillings with many precursors, from Jim Hall to Sonny Sharrock via Abercrombie or Bill Frisell, the trio stands out by a marked indifference to the habitual harmonious progress of jazz as for the repetitive movements and preference of melodic lines to the music. indefinite harmony (harmolodics?) and incisive riffs."-Tour de Bras (via Google Translate)


Artist Biographies

"Louis Beaudoin-de la Sablonnière is a guitarist and bachelor of music at the Université of Sherbrooke. On the 7-string guitar, he cradles as much as he cuts through in an assumed creative gesture and delivers his riffs in a jovial spirit of last night on earth. He is part of the jazz / rock group Gisèle who has released two albums and made several shows throughout the province. He has performed in various improvised music contexts with different backgrounds. He has been part of the Atypical dance collective as a musician / composer and performs solo regularly."

-Circum-Disc (https://www.circum-disc.com/brulez-les-meubles/)
2/26/2024

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"Eric Normand is an improviser, bassist, instrument designer, composer, songwriter, singer and record and concert producer. He defines himself as an epidisciplinary musician, a free electron driven by its yearning for meetings. As an improviser, he develop a personal and radical playing on a homemade electric bass equipped with mics and objects feedbacking and vibrating in small electronic devices, creating electric flux interrupted by the instrumental gesture. With this set, he prefer to play duets, with Jim Denley (flute and sax), Philippe Lauzier (bass clarinet and sax), Sébastien Cirotteau (trumpet), Pierre-Yves Martel (viola de gamba and electronic), Jean-Luc Guionnet (saxophone), in addition of several spontaneous encounters.

He also play in bands involved in a more specific musical genre as danced poetry with BABABA, instrumental theatre with Le Veau/ The Veal, songs with Les Pitounes and Éric Normand Chante and folk music with The Surruralits and RRRRoyal Canadian Free Form Folk Experience. Interested in collective creation and orchestral improvisation, he lead for seven years the GGRIL, a 15 pieces band that have worked with composers such as Evan Parker, Jean Derome, Robert Marcel Lepage and Michael Fischer. His music has been programmed by or performed in several festivals in Canada , Australia and Europe. It have also been broadcasted by Radio-Canada, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, CBC, Radio-Grenouille, and several college radio stations."

-Eric Normand 2/26/2024

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"Louis-Vincent Hamel, from Quebec City, started playing drums at age 5. After a few years of private lessons, he went to the Conservatoire de musique de Québec to study classical percussions. He then started his bachelor degree at Université Laval, moved to Montreal and finished it at McGill University, where he studied with teachers Chris McCann, Michel Lambert and Jim Doxas. He has played with jazz musicians Rémi Bolduc, Rafael Zaldivar, and many others. Louis-Vincent also performed internationally alongside saxophonist Yannick Rieu."

-Gentiane MG Trio (http://www.gentianemg.com/bio-english/)
2/26/2024

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Track Listing:



1. L'affaire digitale 3:48

2. Le bonheur 4:51

3. Eminence 7:10

4. Hypothese 2:15

5. Chaine de Montagnes 5:56

6. Lacet Defait 3:40

7. L'addition des Sommets 10:12

Related Categories of Interest:


Improvised Music
Free Improvisation
Jazz
Musique Actuelle
Trio Recordings
Guitarists, &c.
Canadian Composition & Improvisation

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