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Radio ›› Monday, March 30, 2015
Monk Work
Work (1962), 5m42s [excerpt]
Track 1 from Monk Work
CD: Ambiances Jazz (2014) AM 218
Évidence (Pierre Cartier, electric bass; Jean Derome, alto saxophone; Pierre Tanguay, drum set)

Blog ›› Monday, March 30, 2015

  • Today…

    … is the birthday of Marilyn Crispell (1947).

    March 30, 2015 ›› General
  • Current & Upcoming Events

    • PiedNu 2015 (Until Apr 4)
    • Sonic Protest 2015 (Apr 2 to 12)
    March 30, 2015 ›› Live Events
  • 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
  • Monk Work in Vital

    “Évidence present their third release of Monk interpretations. This group has a long history. Derome and Cartier played already Monk-compositions when they were operating as a duo in the 70s. For many years they played Monk for their own sake as a hobby. In 1993 they decided however to make a studio recording, Musique de Thelonious Monk. It was followed…”

    February 16, 2015 ›› Press