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Event Archive - Auguste Quintette, Twin Bill with Jon Ballantyne

Fri. June 29th 2007 7:30pm doors at 7:00pm Metro Studio (All Ages) 7:30pm doors at 7:00pm
$15
Tickets at: Victoria Jazz Society, Royal Theatre, Lyles Place
Self-taught bassist Alain Bédard
has been a professional jazz
musician for two decades, and is
a well-known figure in Quebec
and France (and also the founder
and president of the Effendi jazz
label). In 1994 he began
studying classical double bass,
and developed a parallel career in
the realm of chamber music. But
jazz remains his main love, and
Bédard’s Auguste Quintette has,
for more than a decade, played at
jazz festivals in North America
and Europe. The Quintette, some
of Quebec’s most sought-after
musicians, includes Jean-
Christophe Béney tenor/soprano saxophone, Frank Lozano
tenor/soprano saxophone,
Alexandre Grogg piano and Pierre
Tanguay drums.

Auguste Quintette

Self-taught bassist Alain Bédard has been a professional jazz musician for two decades, and is a well-known figure in Quebec and France (and also the founder and president of the Effendi jazz label). In 1994 he began studying classical double bass, and developed a parallel career in the realm of chamber music. But jazz remains his main l... more info
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