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François Bourassa Quartet

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"… one of Canada’s finest modern jazz composer-pianists."
- All About Jazz

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Isola
François Bourassa Quartet
6:22
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Haiku - Darmstadt
François Bourassa Quartet
11:14
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I. Saucisse a la Berg
François Bourassa Quartet
7:51
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II. Franz Muller
François Bourassa Quartet
3:42
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III. President
François Bourassa Quartet
9:22
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Offrandes
François Bourassa Quartet
7:52
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Chiller Night
François Bourassa Quartet
6:20
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Le chant du p'tit gny
François Bourassa Quartet
6:25
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    59:08
"... elements of mystery, fantasy and passion that offer unprecedented angles and sound spaces ..."
- DownBeat

The François Bourassa Quartet has been playing together for almost three decades and is considered one of Canada's premier contemporary jazz groups. This 2011 album garnered a Juno Award nomination for Contemporary Jazz Album of the Year.

"Pianist François Bourassa’s acoustic quartet plays with an exciting drive that shows how much there is still left to explore within the time-honoured constraints of the piano, bass, drums and saxophone quartet configuration. Voice and bass clarinet are added to the mix, along with under-the-hood piano coloration to produce atmospheric, dreamy music that contrasts with other more kinetic numbers. Sounds like a group of musicians who love what they do. They shine as individuals in a way that also allows them to coalesce into one, eloquent, nuanced voice."
- CBC
88.2 kHz / 24-bit* PCM – 2xHD Studio Masters

*44.1 kHz / 24-bit PCM, mastered in 88.2 kHz / 24-bit.

Produced by François Bourassa & Alain Bedard
Recorded by Robert Langlois
Mixed by Robert Langlois, François Bourassa & Alain Bedard

Recorded at Studio 270, Montreal, Quebec, February 21 - 23, 2011
Mixed at Studio 270 Montreal, Quebec, April 6 - 8, 2011

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