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Radio ›› Monday, October 20, 2014
terres (2012), 4m29s [excerpt]
Track 2 from Allochtone
CD: Tour de bras (2014) TDB 9010

Blog ›› Monday, October 20, 2014

  • Today…

    … is the birthday of Charles Ives (1874-1954).

    October 20, 2014 ›› General
  • Current & Upcoming Events

    • Festival de Jazz de Québec (Until Nov 2)
    • Densités 2014 (Oct 24 to 26)
    • LIFEM 14: Crossing Cultures (Oct 29 to Nov 1)
    October 20, 2014 ›› Live Events
  • September 26, 2014 ›› New Releases
  • 6 improvisations in The Squid’s Ear

    “The digital testimony of a trio composed of proven collaborators in several related projects, 6 Improvisations shelters the uncontaminated traits of a collective vibrancy which seems to entirely discard overt references. Interactional assurance and an impulsive will of attempting solutions beyond the safety net of inherited jargons and foreseeable choices transpire across 55 minutes. Two of the six tracks are…”

    September 26, 2014 ›› Press
  • Holy Seven in Monsieur Délire

    “Tilting is the jazz quartet of Montréal bassist Nicolas Caloia. This album was recorded in April 2013, and it just came out on the Ontarian label Barnyard. We have Caloia, Jean Derome, Guillaume Dostaler, and Isaiah Ceccarelli, plus Lori Freedoman and Yves Charuet appearing on one track each. Very jazzy though not typecasted, living music, with some mighty fine sideway…”

    September 16, 2014 ›› Press
  • Feldspar in Le son du grisli

    “Souffle sablé et phrasé jazz, grain filou: voici Matana Roberts. Cordes insistantes, denrées métalliques et traits rigides: voici Sam Shalabi. Walking bass empoisonnée, archet droit et poison rythmique: voici Nicolas Caloia. On pourra s’étonner des excès atmosphériques du trio. On regrettera cette interaction déjouée, ce calme jamais vraiment rompu. On questionnera ce jazz incongru, cette distorsion des matières. On s’étonnera…”

    September 11, 2014 ›› Press