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Artists Jean Félix Mailloux

Jean Félix is involved in several projects, either as producer, composer, arranger, or bassist, including the Trio Jean Félix Mailloux, which performed at the Montréal International Jazz Festival in 2003 and 2007. In 2006, the trio recorded and produced the CD Aurores boréales. Jean Félix is also a member of Bomata, the string trio Cordâme, Trio Damian Nisenson, Swing Guitares, and L’Agence du Swing (with Claude Vendette and Pierre Tanguay, among others). He has also recorded with Marie Michèle Desrosiers, Vincent Julien, Iks, and many others. He works on film music with Robert Marcel Lepage, Bertrand Chénier, and Francis Grandmont; and on stage music for Gregory Hlady (theatre), Louise Bédard (dance), and Daniel Soulières (dance). Jean Félix teaches music and conducts improvisation workshops with Pierre Tanguay and Claude Vendette.


Jean Félix Mailloux

Montréal (Québec), 1981

Residence: Montréal (Québec)

  • Composer
  • Performer (double bass)
  • Improviser

Associated groups

On the web

Jean Félix Mailloux [Photo: Jean-Claude Désinor, March 9, 2013]
Jean Félix Mailloux [Photo: Jean-Claude Désinor, March 9, 2013]
  • Cordâme: Sheila Hannigan, Mark Nelson, Éveline Grégoire-Rousseau, Guillaume Martineau, Marie Neige Lavigne, Jean Félix Mailloux [Photo: Gabriel Aldama, 2017]
  • Cordâme: François Bourassa, piano; Jean Félix Mailloux, double bass; Isaiah Ceccarelli, drums; Sheila Hannigan, cello; Marie Neige Lavigne, violin; Annabelle Renzo, harp [Photo: Jean-Claude Désinor, March 9, 2013]
  • Bomata live in concert [Photo: Jean-Claude Désinor, Montréal (Québec), July 2008]
  • Bomata live in concert [Photo: Jean-Claude Désinor, Montréal (Québec), July 2008]
  • Jean Félix Mailloux live in concert [Photo: Jean-Claude Désinor, Montréal (Québec), July 2008]
  • Trio Jean Félix Mailloux, Jean Félix Mailloux, Jonathan Racine-Ménard, Arden Arapyan
  • Trio Jean Félix Mailloux, Arden Arapyan, Jonathan Racine-Ménard, Jean Félix Mailloux
  • Damián Nisenson Trio (Damián Nisenson, Jean Félix Mailloux, Pierre Tanguay) +3: Luzio Altobelli, Ziya Tabassian, Denis Plante

Main releases

Malasartes musique / MAM 029 / 2017
  • Temporarily out of stock
Malasartes musique / MAM 024 / 2016
Malasartes musique / MAM 018 / 2014
Malasartes musique / MAM 016 / 2013
Malasartes musique / MAM 015 / 2011
Malasartes musique / MAM 009 / 2009
Malasartes musique / MAM 003 / 2007
Malasartes musique / MAM 002 / 2006


Malasartes musique / MAM 036 / 2019
Malasartes musique / MAM 030 / 2018

In the press

  • Cordâme, ou les rêveries sans lieux fixes
    Yves Bernard, Le Devoir, September 18, 2014
    Sous la direction du contrebassiste-compositeur Jean-Félix Mailloux, Cordâme offre un folklore de l’imaginaire qui respire.


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