On May 13, 2007 two quartets will heat up the Divan orange: first, the Quatuor de vents (with Gordon M Allen, Jean Derome, Philippe Lauzier, and Frank Lozano); second, the quarteski does prokofiev ensemble (with Gordon M Allen, Isaiah Ceccarelli, Philippe Lauzier, and Pierre-Yves Martel). Listen to them on Today Is a Special Day or The Feeling of Jazz.
Joane Hétu will present her Filature project in which she mixes rock, minimalist music, improvisations with visual and scenic components. This lively artist will be on stage with the Ensemble SuperMusique (Mélanie Auclair, Guido Del Fabbro, Jean Derome, Claire Gignac, Normand Guilbeault, Diane Labrosse, Danielle Palardy Roger, Pierre Tanguay, Némo Venba), and visual artist Pierre Hébert. This concert will be presented on May 21, 2007 at cinéma Laurier in Victoriaville as part of the Festival international de musique actuelle de Victoriaville (23 concerts of “musique actuelle” — detailed schedule on their website). Until then, you may want to go by a virtual roundabout way and listen to some online audio clips of her album Nouvelle musique d’hiver.
The next Mercredimusics will present Jean Derome et les Dangereux Zhoms (Pierre Cartier, Jean Derome, Guillaume Dostaler, Pierre Tanguay, Tom Walsh) on May 2, 2007 at Casa Obscura in Montréal. Listen to them on Torticolis, Navré, Carnets de voyage.
The next Mercredimusics will host Jean Derome (alto saxophone, flute, small instrument), Nadia Francavilla (violin), Gordon M Allen (trumpet) et Michel F Côté (amplified percussion) on April 11, 2007 at Casa Obscura in Montréal. Listen to some audio clips of the new releases String Quartets, The Feeling of Jazz, and Let’s Go to Easter Island!.
The Fanfare Pourpour presents its third album for the imprint monsieur fauteux m’entendez-vous?. Karusell Musik is a project devoted to the music of Swedish composer and accordionist Lars Hollmer. 17 pieces arranged by Jean Derome for the 20-piece Fanfare Pourpour… Almost unique! Visit the page of Karusell Musik in order to listen to some audio clips. Bet you won’t be able to not dance…