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September 12, 2004: DAME’s Musicians at the Guelph Jazz Festival

Wednesday, August 11, 2004 In concert

From September 8 to 12, 2004,, the Guelph Jazz Festival (ON) will present many workshops and concerts. Several DAME artists will be featured in this year’s edition. On ,September 9, Joane Hétu will be one of the guest speakers at the “Improvising Women Singing” workshop, alongside Christine Duncan, Sainkho Namtchylak and Kate Hammett-Vaughan. That same day, Kate Hammett-Vaughan will perform with Ron Samworth and Bernard Falaise will play with the duo Barnyard Drama. The night ends with a Noma concert. On ,September 10,, the “Instruments, Voices, Narratives” workshop will feature Jean Derome, Joëlle Léandre, Anne Bourne and others. In the afternoon, {nbio:derome_je} and {nbio:hetu_jo} will give a Nous perçons les oreilles concert. Lastly, on ,September 11,, Joëlle Léandre and Les Projectionnistes will also give concerts.

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Nominations aplenty for DAME!

Monday, December 8, 2003 New releases

It is the time of the Year where award nominations are revealed and DAME musicians are harvesting plenty. Pierre Cartier («Dis, Blaise…»), Tim Brady (Unison Rituals), the {nbio:frith_fr}, {nbio:derome_je}, {nbio:tanguay_pi}, {nbio:boisen_my} quartet (All is bright…) and Lori Freedman (À un moment donné) all received nominations to the Opus prizes, handed out yearly by the Conseil québécois de la musique (Québec Musical Council, CQM). Moreover, {nbio:freedman_lo} (clarinet), Pierre Tanguay (percussions), Tom Walsh (trombone) and Jean Derome (musician of the Year) are also nominated for the National Jazz Awards. The public is invited to vote online [now closed].

August 3, 2003: 9th Fruits de Mhère

Thursday, July 3, 2003 In concert

Fruits de Mhère “les champs de l’improvisation” (fields of improvisation) is a small rural festival. Temporarily moved to Brassy (France), this 9th edition will present many artists from July 31 to August 3, 2003. Amongst others, Canadian vocal poet Paul Dutton; the Jean Derome and Alfred Spirli duo (flutes, percussions, small objects); finally, the trio of Kaffe Matthews (violin, digital manipulations), Martin Tétreault (turntable) and Michel F Côté (percussions, electronics).