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Bell Orchestre: Recording a Tape the Colour of the Light

Read "Recording a Tape the Colour of the Light" reviewed by John Kelman

When the Montreal-based Bell Orchestre recently performed at Montreal's Plaza Theatre, it not only brought together unlikely instrumental bedfellows, but also made cerebral music that was equally appealing on an instinctive level--sometimes in the strangest of ways. Playing material from their debut record, Recording a Tape the Colour of the Light, these musicians also tapped a youth market that's not driven solely by the greater pop music industry machine.

Bell Orchestre makes music that's expansive in sound, singable in melody, ...


40 Years Of The Festival International De Jazz De Montréal

The Montreal Jazz Festival celebrates its 40th edition this year with some outstanding presentations scheduled at various venues around the city. Running from June 27 to July 6, this year's festival includes both indoor and outdoor events, free and ticketed events, with a program that includes Melody Gardot, Norah Jones, Brad Mehldau, Kendrick Scott, Richard Galliano, Stacy Kent, Joshua Redman, John Pizzarelli, Keyon Harrold, Gilad Hekselman, Roberto Fonseca, Donny McCaslin and more.

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