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.
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.
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.
4th Dangereux Zhoms 4th release, mixing scored music, improv, polyphony, polyrhythms, irregular meters, rich harmonies and polymodalism with humor and imagination.
Inspired by jazz standards, bassist and composer Pierre Cartier combines the voice of Quebec's poets with new jazz to tackle the theme of love.
Pierre Cartier sings the epic and famous poem "Prose du Transsibérien" by the French poet Blaise Cendrars in this beautiful merging of music and poetry.
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.
A double CD set of fourteen songs based on the poetry of Yves Bonnefoy, composed by bassist Pierre Cartier and executed by two females voices, one man's, three brass instruments, two saxophones, one double-bass and two trap sets.
Melodic music recorded live in a Quebec church in 1989 with Jean-Denis Levasseur and Jean Derome on saxophones, Pierre Cartier on bass, and Pierre Tanguay on percussion.
The sequel to "Carnets de voyage", this release once again features compositions from Jean Derome, 8 new releases that were written on tour and are full of twists and turns.
A compilation of seventeen tracks featuring artists such as René Lussier, Jean Derome, Pierre Tanguay, Robert Marcel Lepage, André Duchesne, Joane Hétu, &tc.
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.
A tribute to the music of Thelonious Monk by the group Evidence, comprised of Pierre Cartier (bass), Jean Derome (reeds) and Pierre Tanguay (drums).