12 November 2023
Quatuor à la jazz
“Hommage à Claude Bolling”
St. James Church
642 Main, Hudson
November 12, 2023
Bolling: Suite No. 1 for Flute and Jazz Piano Trio
Bolling: Suite for Guitar and Jazz Piano Trio
(2 movements arranged for flute)
Bolling: Suite No. 2 for Flute and Jazz Piano Trio (extracts)
François is the tympanist for the Orchestre symphonique de Laval, Orchestre symphonique de Trois-Rivières and the Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal. At times, he also performs with the MSO, Orchestre symphonique de Québec and the Orchestra Métropolitain.
After obtaining a Graduate Performance Diploma from the Peabody institute in Balitmore, Richard continued with a professional career as a member of the Jeunes Virtuoses de Montréal. He is a member of numerous Montréal orchestras and personnel director with the Orchestre des Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal, the Orchestre symphonique de Laval and the Orchestre symphonique de Trois-Rivières.
Jonathan is renowned for his modern, groove-driven music, marked by jazz, rock and classical influences. He is making a name for himself as a composer with his creative albums, “Au fil des feuilles qui craquent” (2015), “Les rêves errant” (2017), “Jonction” (2018) and “L’abîme” (2021). Noted for his creativity and dexterity, he combines a solid mastery of tradition with a classical background and a willingness to break down the boundaries between styles, while asserting a highly personal identity through his compositions. As an accompanist, Jonathan collaborates on a variety of projects, including “Charbonneau Ou Les Valeurs À Bonne Place, Volume 1 (2018) and 2 (2022)” and Gazoline’s latest album, “Gazoline III” (2021).
Jean-Philippe has performed previously for us at St. James with Claude Régimbald in 2015. He completed his studies at the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal, where he was unanimously awarded first prize in Jean-Paul Major’s flute class, and in chamber music with Yuli Turovsky. He has followed a career as a teacher and instrumentalist moving from orchestral music to recital and chamber music. He has performed with most of Quebec’s major symphony orchestras: the OSM, the Orchestre des Grands Ballets Canadiens, the Orchestre symphonique de Québec, the Orchestre Métropolitain, Les Violons du Roy, I Musici de Montréal and the Orchestre symphonique de Laval. As a chamber musician, he has performed with the Camerata de Montréal, Trio Polymnie and La Flûte Enchantée quartet, among others.