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National Jazz Orchestra at L'Astral

Jacques Laurin uploaded this event on April 17, 2014


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Thu, May 1, 2014



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The National jazz Orchestra (NJO) will present the concert Femmes de jazz under the direction of Orchestra conductor Christine Jensen. Women who take jazz deeply to heart will gather on stage at l’Astral for the performance.

Femmes de jazz will feature pianist and composer Marianne Trudel, who is often at the piano with the NJO, demonstrating the poetic sense author and jazz lover Stanley Péan associates with her music. There will be a world premiere performance of a piece Marianne Trudel composed for the occasion Dans la forêt de ma mémoire. Singer Anne Schaefer, will be there with her haunting melodies. Trumpeter Ingrid Jensen, sister of Christine Jensen and member of the Grammy award-winning orchestra of composer Maria Schneider, will also be at the celebration. In addition, Marianne Trudel has asked Robbie Kuster, jazz drummer and member of Patrick Watson’s band, to take part in the performance of her work, commissioned by the NJO with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts. ...

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