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Artists André Duchesne

André Duchesne is a self-taught composer and guitarist who is known for the work he has done to liberate musical expression. Passing through rock, traditional music, song, and improvisation, Duchesne has been making his way through the world of music for more than 30 years. The founder of the groups Conventum, Les Quatre Guitaristes de l’Apocalypso Bar, and Locomotive, he has also written for brass ensembles and string quartets. Duchesne composed the music for the 150th anniversary celebrations for the town of Jonquière, Le Rêve de Marguerite, has created the soundtracks for a number of films, including Le Royaume ou l’asile by filmmakers Jean and Serge Gagné, and was one of the 19 composers of the Symphony of the Millennium. He has just completed a year in residence in Germany.

André Duchesne

Jonquière (Québec), 1949

Residence: Montréal (Québec)

  • Composer
  • Performer (guitar, electric guitar)
  • Improviser
  • Author

Associated groups

On the web

Main releases

[Independent] / AD 02 / 2006
Ambiances Magnétiques / AM 155 / 2006
Ambiances Magnétiques / AM 093 / 2001
Ambiances Magnétiques / AM 072 / 1999
ReR / Recommended Records / RER GQ1 / 1995
Ambiances Magnétiques / AM 027, AM 027_CAS, AM 027_NUM / 1993
Ambiances Magnétiques / AM 019 / 1990
Victo / VICTO 010 / 1990
  • Temporarily out of stock
Ambiances Magnétiques / AM 014 / 1989
Ambiances Magnétiques / AM 002 / 1984