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Radio ›› Monday, April 20, 2015
Monk Work
Work (1962), 5m42s [excerpt]
Track 1 from Monk Work
CD: Ambiances Magnétiques Jazz (2014) AM 218
Évidence (Pierre Cartier, electric bass; Jean Derome, alto saxophone; Pierre Tanguay, drum set)

Blog ›› Monday, April 20, 2015

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    • Musique action 15 (May 4 to 25)
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  • Monk Work in The WholeNote

    “The compositions of Thelonious Monk represent a unique body of work in the jazz canon, pieces that have been explored repeatedly by musicians from mainstream to avant-garde, many finding something new in Monk’s quirky puzzles of rhythm and harmony. Among the most dedicated advocates is the Quebec trio Évidence, consisting of electric bassist Pierre Cartier, saxophonist Jean Derome and drummer…”

    March 29, 2015 ›› Press
  • John Cage: Four in Nowamuzyka

    “Niezwykle ceniony kanadyjski kwartet smyczkowy Quatuor Bozzini: Clemens Merkel (skrzypce), Alissa Cheung (skrzypce), Stéphanie Bozzini (altówka), Isabelle Bozzini (wiolonczela), sięga po trzy różne nagrania Johna Cage’a. Pierwsza kompozycja to String Quartet in Four Parts (1949-50). W tamtym okresie Cage odchodził od typowej funkcji kompozytora i jednocześnie wcielał się w postać, która pozwoli mu przedstawić swoją twórczość bez większych emocjonalnych i…”

    March 27, 2015 ›› Press
  • Le Sacre du printemps in The Arts Desk

    “Pierre-Yves Martel’s Quartetski are based in Montreal. They’ve already reinterpreted Prokofiev’s Visions Fugitives and there’s a Bartók disc in the pipeline. Martel’s approach is looser and more anarchic than Hofbauer’s, the ballet recast for drums, electric guitar, reeds and violin. Martel plays viola da gamba, and, tantalisingly, what’s listed as “objets divers”. The 32-minute original is extended here to nearly…”

    March 14, 2015 ›› Press
  • Volume 2 in The WholeNote

    “Everything old is new again doesn’t go quite far enough in describing formats now available for disseminating music. Not only are downloads and streaming becoming preferred options, but CDs are still being pressed at the same time as musicians experiment with DVDs, vinyl variants and even tape cassettes. Happily the significance of the musical messages outweighs the media multiplicity…”

    March 1, 2015 ›› Press
  • Jean Derome in Musicworks

    “Over the past four decades, Jean Derome’s musical interests have spanned everything from standards to skronk. He has composed graphic scores for large ensembles, created multimedia works for string quartets, and devised music for dance, theatre, and cinema works. But what Derome is best known for is his key role in the development of the unique movement in Quebec avant-garde…”

    March 1, 2015 ›› Press