Pierre Tanguay

Percussionnist, composer and an optimistic inventor, Pierre Tanguay is one of the busiest musician on the Quebec music scene. Since the early 80’s, he has been a regular member of many ensembles such as Jean Derome Et Les Dangereux Zhoms, Évidence, Castor Et Compagnie, Trio Jean-François Groulx, L’ODD, Villemure Ô Carré, Ensemble Pierre Cartier, Projet Riel. He has been collaborating in a number of projects with Jean Derome, Normand Guilbeault, Pierre Langevin, René Lussier, Karen Young, Fred Frith, Michel Donato, Daniel Mille, André Duchesne, Antoine Berthiaume. An accomplished musician, he is just as happy playing jazz, musique actuelle, medieval or traditionnal music. He is co-founder of Strada, Midi Tapant, Derome/Tanguay, and has written music for dance (Lucie Grégoire, Andrew de L. Harwood, Irène Stamou, Francine Gagné), for theatre and films (Allan Booth, Imago, Roberto Ariganello). He is frequently touring in Canada and Europe.

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