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Winner of the Stingray Rising Stars Award at the 2018 TD Halifax Jazz festival, of l’ADISQ’s 2015 Félix for jazz album of the year for their 3rd album Quantum, and jazz album of the year at the 2013-14 Prix Opus for their preceding release, Transit, the Emie R Roussel Trio has experienced a dizzying ascent since 2010, and is now a power to be reckoned with on the Canadian jazz scene. With Emie R Roussel on piano (Révélation Radio-Canada Jazz 2014-2015), Nicolas Bédard on bass, and Dominic Cloutier on drums, the trio delivers creative and captivating jazz with passion and undeniable chemistry. Having also garnered a special mention from the TD Grand Jazz Award jury at the 34th Montreal Jazz Fest and having won the Audience Choice Award at the 2013 Festi Jazz International de Rimouski, the group has not only been doing more and more concerts in Canada, but has begun making its mark around the world, earning praise in eleven countries and on four continents. During a 2014 tour of Australia and New Zealand, they performed at the Melbourne Women's International Jazz Festival and in the cities of Sydney, Brisbane, Auckland and Wellington. In 2015, the trio went on a European tour that took them to Italy, Estonia and France; they also presented Quantum in the United States and in Mexico. In the fall of 2015, the Emie R Roussel Trio was back in Europe at the invitation of two festivals, the Éclats d'Émail in Limoges and the Jazzy Colors in Paris

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2017 (About the album Intersections)

Guillaume Bourgault-Côté, Journal Le Devoir, Canada “Great grooves, rich compositions, ever-present dynamism, meticulous textures and contrasts.”

Claudia Beaumont, Ici Musique (Radio-Canada), Canada “In our opinion, Intersections is the result of an expert combination of past and present influences, demonstrating surprising maturity in the writing, elegant as anyone could wish for, while preserving the fiery aura that emanates from their ambitious youth.”

Raul da Gama, The Whole Note, Toronto, Canada « Music on Intersections is patently expansive and at times a veritable masterclass in how to build assiduous climaxes, how to intelligently scale one’s dynamics and how to balance the music’s massive textures in sonorously judicious proportions

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Albums

Album Intersections by Emie R Roussel Trio

Intersections

UNI musiqc
2017

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Album Quantum by Emie R Roussel Trio

Quantum

UNI musiqc
2015

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Album Transit by Emie R Roussel Trio

Transit

UNI musiqc
2013

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Album Temps inégal by Emie R Roussel Trio

Temps inégal

UNI musiqc
2010

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