Les Poules — Jean Derome, Pierre Tanguay — British Columbia

Les Poules (Hétu, Labrosse, Roger) and duo Derome / Tanguay present concerts in four different places in British-Colombia.

Les Poules present their latest project: Phénix

Hétu, Labrosse, and Roger have been working and playing together since 1980. Their collaboration is legendary, their musical exploration always avant-garde. They mix up synthetic and acoustic sounds, the crackling and humming of samplers, the churning and chafing of percussion, vocalization, and the mouth play and hissing of saxophones. The effect of these mixtures and soundscapes is extraordinary: they weave a fabric of sound whose instrumental threads the listener will sometimes find difficult to distinguish.

Derome / Tanguay present their project Plinc! Plonc!.

Jean Derome and Pierre Tanguay — two masters of improvisations, two maniacs of music, two crackpots of invention — seem to be doing absolutely everything in this plink-plonk festival short of getting up and dancing to their own music. A significant and essential testimony about improvised music and the joy Jean Derome and Pierre Tanguay experience when playing together.

  • Friday, March 6, 2009
Roxy Theatre and Culture Club
560 North Road – Gabriola Island (British Columbia, Canada)
  • Saturday, March 7, 2009
Joe King Clubhouse
3851 Central Road – Hornby Island (British Columbia, Canada)
  • Sunday, March 8, 2009
The Gumboot Cafe
1057 Roberts Creek Road – Roberts Creek (British Columbia, Canada)
  • Wednesday, March 11, 2009
Open Space
510 Fort Street, 2nd floor – Victoria (British Columbia, Canada)

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