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Le Trio Expansible

L'Atelier de musique experimentale [CD w/ BOOK]

Le Trio Expansible: L'Atelier de musique experimentale [CD w/ BOOK] (Tour de Bras)

Exploring the history of improvisation in Montreal, Tour de Bras issues this unreleased 1973 recording from Le Trio Expansible of Yves Bouliane (Ensemble Supermusique) on double bass, Bernard Gagnon on guitar and Robert Marcel Lepage (Ambiances Magnetiques) on clarinet, including archival documents from the Experimental Music Workshop with texts by co-founder Raymond Gervais.
 

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Yves Bouliane-double bass

Bernard Gagnon-guitar

Robert Marcel Lepage-clarinet


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Label: Tour de Bras
Catalog ID: TDB9003HIST
Squidco Product Code: 31074

Format: BOOK + CD
Condition: New
Released: 2021
Country: Canada
Packaging: Book w/ CD
Recorded in Montreal, Canada, on July 25th, 1973, by Michel di Torre.

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This publication contains archival documents from the Experimental Music Workshop including texts by co-founder Raymond Gervais as well as a disc presenting 5 unpublished improvisations by the Expansible Trio (Yves Bouliane, Bernard Gagnon and Robert Marcel Lepage) recorded in Montreal on 25 July 1973.



"Founded in 1973, AME stems in a way from encounters and discoveries made at the Warehouse (aka Record Cave), a record store located at 5660-B, avenue du Parc in Montreal. Raymond Gervais has been working there for some time when he befriends Michel Di Torre, a regular here. Neither has musical training, but their respective backgrounds as collector-excavators and amateur instrumentalists predispose them to the search for new sounds.

Quickly, they meet on their way the most curious improvisers of the Montreal underground, the members of the Expansible Trio, the clarinetist Robert (M) Lepage, the guitarist Bernard Gagnon and, an escapee of the Jazz Libre du Québec, the bassist Yves Bouliane.

Recorded by Michel Di Torre in July 1973, the published archive is a working / improvisation session of the trio. It represents an unpublished archive of the first upheavals of improvised music in Quebec since this music was not published on records at the time.

This publication contains archival documents from the Experimental Music Workshop including texts by co-founder Raymond Gervais as well as a disc presenting 5 unpublished improvisations by the Expansible Trio (Yves Bouliane, Bernard Gagnon and Robert Marcel Lepage) recorded in Montreal on 25 July 1973."-Tour de Bras


Artist Biographies

Yves Bouliane is a Canadian double bass player, known for the groups Le Quatuor De Jazz Libre Du Québec, Le Trio Expansible. and Ensemble SuperMusique.

-Discogs (https://www.discogs.com/artist/1804512-Yves-Bouliane)
5/15/2024

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Bernard Gagnon is a Canadian musician born in 1953. His early groups included Gandharva and Mergélèpe-Guorismogue. In 1973 he started studying music theory with Iannis Xenakis and met John Cage. That same year he joined the concert promotion group Atelier de musique expérimentale (AME). In 1975 he started experimenting with electronic music and eventually studied with Alcides Lanza. He is known for the groups Cham-Pang and Vex.

-Discogs (https://www.discogs.com/artist/503521-Bernard-Gagnon)
5/15/2024

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"Robert Marcel Lepage (born 5 July 1951) is a Canadian musician and film score composer.

Born in Montreal, Lepage trained in music at the age of 20, and learned to play the clarinet and saxophone. He performed with René Lussier and Pierre Hébert during the 1980s and 1990s.

He went on to write the scores for 150 films. He was nominated for the Genie Award for Best Score and the Jutra Award for Best Music for the 2008 film The Necessities of Life. Marc-André Lussier of La Presse positively reviewed Lepage's score for Iqaluit (2016) as "lyrical".

In his personal life, he has three children, Félix; Étienne Lepage (fr), a playwright; and Florence, an artist."

-Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Marcel_Lepage)
5/15/2024

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Track Listing:



1. Les autres : " Michel a perdu sa clarinette " 9:30

2. Le rire de Yves 3:51

3. Michel au telephone 11:39

4. Une longue avec de petits objets 15:08

5. Cacannes 16:54

6. Untitled 9:24

Related Categories of Interest:


Improvised Music
Free Improvisation
Jazz
Musique Actuelle
Trio Recordings
Canadian Composition & Improvisation
Book

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