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Quatuor de jazz libre du Québec

The set adds substantially to the history of jazz in Canada, casting new light on its most intense moment, as well as a significant contributory stream to Québec’s diverse concept of musique actuelle, perhaps the most vigorous scene in contemporary Canadian music. The WholeNote, Canada

Numbered copies.

Le Quatuor de jazz libre du Québec was a collective of jazz musicians in the 1960s & 70s, bringing together free jazz musicians in Quebec who rejected commercialism while exploring modern improvisation, performers including Tristan Honsinger, Jean Martineau, Yves Charbonneau, Jean Prefontaine, &c, documented here in a 4-CD set with a 24 page book of images & text in French.

4 × CD

  • Label: Tour de bras
  • TDBHIST 0001 / 2019
  • 320 mm × 320 mm × 10 mm
  • 260 g

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Review

Stuart Broomer, The WholeNote, no. 25:2, October 1, 2019
The set adds substantially to the history of jazz in Canada, casting new light on its most intense moment, as well as a significant contributory stream to Québec’s diverse concept of musique actuelle, perhaps the most vigorous scene in contemporary Canadian music.