Great news! Five Ambiances Magnétiques albums ranked amongst the best releases of 2008!
- Top 5: Le Phénix by Les Poules (Délire Actuel, CFLX-FM, Sherbrooke, Québec)
- Top 10: Clic by Bernard Falaise (CIBL-FM, Montréal, Québec)
- Top 15: Y’a du bruit dans ma cabane by Ensemble Supermusique (Delire Actuel, CFLX-FM, Sherbrooke, Québec)
- Top 20: Pas de deux by Danielle Palardy Roger and Fred Frith (Squidco, USA)
- Top 100: Visions Fugitives Op.22 by Quartetski Does Prokofiev (CKUT-FM, Montréal, QC)
Five new extraordinary albums are now available: Scat by Tim Brady, Musique pour objets en voie de disparition by Diane Labrosse, Visions fugitives op. 22 by Pierre-Yves Martel, To Continue by Jean Derome et les Dangereux Zhoms, and Passeggiata dei buddies by Ironico Orkestra. With actuelleradio listen to clips from these releases!
Doublebassist Pierre-Yves Martel has been awarded by L’OFF Festival de Jazz de Montréal. He has received the François-Marcaurelle prize for his project Quartetski Does Prokofiev, a jazz quartet adaptation of the famous Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev’s 20 Fugitive Visions for piano solo. Moreover, the ensemble will launch a new CD in December as part of the “coup de cœur” concerts produced by SuperMusique.