After their nominations at the National Jazz Awards as: Acoustic Group of the Year, Saxophonist of the Year, Drummer of the Year… following the release of the CD The Feeling of Jazz accalaimed by the press, the musicians of the Trio Derome Guilbeault Tanguay got back together to record on DVD-Video their concert of June 29, 2006, at the Lion d’Or during L’OFF Festival de Jazz de Montréal. The DVD-Video Étymologie “is a living embodiment of the ongoing musical conversation Amongst three great friends—and great artists. Their playing is imbued with the essential spirit of jazz modernism, featuring group interplay of the highest order” (Mike Chamberlain).
Four DAME albums are nominated for the 2006 Opus Prizes. Steve Reich: Different Trains by the Bozzini Quartet and Three Cities in the Life of Dr Norman Bethune by Tim Brady are both nominated in the “Disc of the Year — modern and contemporary musics” category. As for Chansons de la belle espérance by Pierre Cartier and The Feeling of Jazz by Trio Derome Guilbeault Tanguay, they are nominated in the “Disc of the Year — Jazz and world musics” category. Additionally, Filature by Joane Hétu is nominated for “Premiere of the Year”. The 10th Opus Prize Gala will take place on January 28, 2006 at the Salle Claude-Champagne, Université de Montréal.
Following the phenomenal success of 10 compositions, the Trio Derome Guilbeault Tanguay aims higher with The Feeling of Jazz, an album of masterful renditions of jazz classics by Duke Ellington, Misha Mengelberg, Lee Konitz and many others!