“CAPI. The poems of Charles Lebel Therrien in music”, Rachel Therrien

Above all, let’s salute the gesture: Rachel Therrien is stepping out of her comfort zone. The composer, trumpeter and band leader had made its nest in Latin jazz, still testifying to the very good My Home from his Latin Jazz Project ensemble released just a year ago. Thanks to a creative residency at the Center for Musical Experimentation (CEM) in Saguenay, she is now venturing into the avant-garde side of jazz, while anchoring herself in a form of tradition, namely the writings of his grandfather, the poet Charles Lebel Therrien, known as Capi. The project is at its best when Caroline Tremblay, trained in classical singing, joins the orchestra (from The salmonjazz-dub fusion) to recite (touching and soaring Preliminary) or sing the words of the ancestor. The trumpeter explores new facets of her playing, more soaring and spiritual, encouraged by the sounds of keyboardist Sheena Ko. On the other hand, the music of this album-book could have been more concise, starting with Flight in opening.

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CAPI. The poems of Charles Lebel Therrien in music



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