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Live Reviews: Guelph Jazz Festival

Mike Chamberlain, Signal to Noise, no. 44, December 1, 2006

[…] Three free concerts at the Macdonald-Stewart Art Centre, headquarters for the festival’s colloquium, stood out. The acoustics and sightlines for those not in the first four or five rows at Mac-Stew are problematic. Happily, I was able to find a seat in the front for the concert by Robert Marcel Lepage’s Pee Wee et moi project, a genial tribute to the idiosyncratic clarinetist Pee Wee Russell by the Montréal clarinetist. François Houle, Lori Freedman, and René Lussier stood out, with Freedman — mainly on bass clarinet — sounding especially inspired. […]