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Jean Derome

June 21 – July 5, 2002: Live DAME musicians

Thursday, June 13, 2002 In concert

Many DAME musician will be performing this summer. First, the Fanfare Pourpour will take part in Saint-Fortunat’s incredible music festival, June 21 and 22. Then, at the Festival international de jazz de Montréal, L’Orkestre des pas perdus will play outside from July 3 to 7. Also playing during the festival at the museum of contemporary arts, Les Projectionnistes July 3 and world renowned guitar player René Lussier July 6. This edition of L’OFF Festival de Jazz de Montréal also proposes plenty of DAME-related shows. Jean Derome will play at Lion d’Or June 27, July 3 and 5. Pierre St-Jak June 27. Rouge ciel June 29. Normand Guilbeault with an hommage to Mingus July 1. Martin Tétreault and Pierre Cartier July 3. Lee Pui Ming in duo with Joane Hétu aith also the {nbio:derome_je}-{nbio:guilbeault_no}-{nbio:tanguay_pi} trio July 5. Go see them all!

March 28, 2002: Twelve musicians in concert for peace.

Thursday, March 21, 2002 In concert

An exceptionnal orchestra of twelve of the most active musicians from Québec’s new music scene presents the “Peace Prayer for John Coltrane” concert, March 28, 2001 at Casa del Popolo (Montréal). Improvisers from all tendencies are reunited for a majestic night of music freely adapted from John Coltrane’s classic compositions “Om” and “Ascension.” With Jean Derome, Philémon, Lori Freedman, John Heward, Will Glass, Sam Shalabi, Andrew Dickson, Julie Rousse, Alexandre St-Onge, André Asselin, Nicolas Caloia and A_dontigny.

La vie, c’est simple, new CD by Derome / Hétu duo

Thursday, March 21, 2002 New releases

An intimate and disconcerting duo composed of Joane Hétu (saxophone, voice) and Jean Derome (saxophone, flutes, small instruments, voice), Nous perçons les oreilles presents, four years after their eponymus album, all-new abstract and melancholic songs on La vie, c’est simple. As Joane puts it very clearly: “The result is related to our relationship. This is a work relationship that gives me a lot of liberty and assumes a lot of complicity. Nous perçons les oreilles are very short, naïve and humoristic songs accompanied by radical bruitist music.”

Canot-camping: 100th Ambiances Magnétiques release

Wednesday, March 20, 2002 New releases

Created for “Une exposition de musique” (Montréal, 2000), also performed at the Festival international de musique actuelle de Victoriaville (2000) and in March 2002 at Cinquième salle of Place des Arts (Montréal), Jean Derome’s orchestral work Canot-camping is finally issued on CD. This 100th release of the Ambiances Magnétiques label is an extraordinary musical journey in which twelve inescapable figures of Québec new music scene takes us on a delicate, clear and moving excursion.