LoguslabusmUzikus Jazzlab Orchestra

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Label: Effendi Records

Genre: Jazz

Subgenre: Modern Jazz

Artist: Jazzlab Orchestra

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  • 1La grande sauve majeure10:41
  • 2Humor de la seconda noche06:35
  • 3Pum la suite10:15
  • 4Bluesy del lunedì06:57
  • 5Criucm08:07
  • 6Le grain blanc dans les voiles06:28
  • 7Casse-pattes/Casse-gueule/Casse-tête11:15
  • 8Lunes & marées07:55
  • 9Compte-rendu II07:29
  • Total Runtime01:15:42

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Montreal’s JAZZLAB ORCHESTRA has been a Canadian jazz institution since 2004. For over 15 years, the multi-generational ensemble of Montreal’s finest improvisors has explored a wide variety of musical styles and approaches to writing and playing. Always original, every project they’ve undertaken has been inspired and audacious.

Practically the only group of its kind in Canada, the group has released seven albums and performed more then 300 concerts at many of the most prestigious festivals and venues across North America and Europe, including New York’s Jazz at Lincoln Center, the New Morning and Café de la Danse in Paris, Casa del Jazz in Rome, the Grande Teatro in Sicily, the Jazz Station in Brussels, and at the Budapest Music Center. Over the years, their concerts have featured guest appearances by many of jazz music’s leading lights, including Donny McCaslin, Mark Feldman, Ted Nash, Michael Blake, Zhao Ke, Francois Théberge, Stephane Belmondo, and Don Thompson.

LOGUSLABUSMUZIKUS - Jazzlab’s newest opus - features nine new pieces by bassist and composer Auguste Le Prez, all of which reflect the spirit of modern jazz today. It’s an exciting and dynamic record executed masterfully by the band. Each member manages to simultaneously lift the band up while also staking out their place as a distinct individual voice in the group. As Jazzlab Orchestra continues to evolve, the temperature continues to rise…

Mario Allard, soprano and alto saxophone, clarinet
Benjamin Deschamps, soprano and tenor saxophone, flute
Samuel Blais, soprano saxophone, bass clarinet
Jacques Kuba Séguin, trumpet
Thomas Morelli-Bernard, trombone
Félix Stüssi, piano
Alain Bédard, double bass
Michel Lambert, drums

The Jazzlab Orchestra
based in Montreal, defines itself as a specific group, a true institution in the world of Canadian jazz since 2004. The group explores musical writing in many styles, each time supported by stunning composers and musicians. Always keen on originality, always attached to gravitating a core of astonishing artists, it elaborates with inspiration and audacity each project since its creation. Practically the only group of its kind in Canada, he has released 7 albums and given more of 300 concerts since his creation, performing on the best stages of major jazz festivals and several prestigious venues in North America and Europe, including: The Jazz at the Lincoln Center (NY), the New Morning, the Café de la Danse (Paris), the Casa del Jazz (Rome), the Grande Teatro (Sicily), the Jazz Station (Brussels) and the Budapest Music Center (Budapest), etc.

Usually made up of 8 leaders of Quebec jazz, this "Large Format " ensemble gave also 39 special concerts with many international artists like: Ted Nash, Seamus Blake (sax), Stephane Belmondo (trp), Chinese singer Zhao Ke, Don Thompson (vib), Mark Feldman (vl) and Donny MacCaslin (sax) which were greatly received by many audiences and professionals. During the Jazz en Rafale 2015 festival, he performed the superb music of american composer and double bassist Rufus Reid with a Jazzlab that was fully inflated with 22 musicians, plus singer Carole Therrien.

All of the Jazzlab Orchestra's projects, without exception, have been nominated in the categories of best jazz album and/or best jazz concert at ADISQ, JUNO, Prix OPUS, Choc JazzMan, Downbeat, etc. Among these nominations are those of the latest project "Quintessence" nominated at ADISQ in the categories of best album of the year 2019, Hit of the month (best jazz CD of the month in Nov 2019) in the magazine Couleurs Jazz (France) and 4 & 5 stars in several other magazines.

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