The Cool Trad of Nicolas Boulerice and Frédéric Samson

Entrevue réalisée par Alain Brunet
Genres et styles : Jazz / trad québécois

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“Cool Trad” is the third album by Nicolas Boulerice, conceived with Frédéric Samson, a long-time friend and collaborator. Diverging from the mainstream currents of Quebecois traditional music, “Cool Trad” embraces the essence of texts, poetry, and the oral tradition of North America, alongside the melodies and jigs of antiquity, all while infusing it a modern jazz sensibility. This fusion is exemplified through a collection of approximately twelve songs performed at moderate to slow tempos. In this third collaborative effort, Nicolas and Frédéric expand beyond their usual voice-double bass duo, incorporating the baritone guitar and the melodica into their compositions.

SHOWS TO ATTEND

Friday 1er mars      Studio Telus Grand Théâtre    Québec
Saturday 2 mars           La petite Place des Arts          Saint-Mathieu-du-Parc
Sunday 03 mars     Maison de la musique            Sorel
Satirday 13 avril           CRAPO                                  St-Félix-de-Valois

Tickets : https://nicolasboulerice.com/

crédit photo: Tzara Maud

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