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The GGRIL is a miracle : a monster 14 pieces improv band out from a remote little town of eastern Quebec....3 electric guitars, basses, percussions and classical trained strings... gathered to explore improvisations games and non-linear strategy with an unique sound

The GGRIL has been active since 2007, and in addition to the compositions of its members worked through workshop with musicians of the caliber of Jean Derome, René Lussier, Evan Parker and Danielle P. Roger.

The GGRIL is releasing COMBINES a LP showcasing the band's sound and Éric Normand's compositions in a well produced and good looking album. Find it and pre-order on bandcamp !

GGRIL is home band from Tour de Bras, a production company who offer the best improvised music from Quebec lien and on his website (CD/LP\ download and streaming ): www.tourdebras.com


Olivier D'Amours - guitare électrique Robert Bastien - guitare électrique Rémy Bélanger de Beauport - violoncelle Anna-Lisa Cone - contrebasse, voix Tom Jacques - percussions Antoine Létourneau-Berger - percussions, radios, clarinette Éric Normand - basse électrique Alexandre Robichaud - trompette Catherine Savard Massicotte - violon, voix Robin Servant - accordéon


”I heard the GGRIL Orchestra during a short and pleasant stay at Rimouski (Canada) after finishing a long USA tour with ICP Orchestra. All these young musicians had big ‘listening’ ears, knew how to work in a large ensemble, knew to wait and most important knew how to keep the music open and light. All this was done with a lot of fun, concentration and dedication.” —Ab Baars

The result is consistently engaging music that’s as surprising as it is thoughtfully determined.” By Stuart Broomer in Musicworks #115 (Canada), March 1, 2013

“Vivaces is a blueprint of sorts, a how-to for groups exploring large group improvisations

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Self Produced


Jeu de Cartes - premiere parties

From: Combines

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