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Joel Miller – jazz ECMA!

Dream Cassette « Jazz Album of the Year » at East Coast Music Awards 2017   Saxophonist-composer Joel Miller is a native of New Brunswick who is now based in Montréal. His latest album « Dream Cassette » is a collaboration with the vocalist Sienna Dahlen who contributed the lyrics. Featuring a group of Montréal jazz musicians including François […]

Les Poules à Colin – 9 week tour of Australia

Down Under is waiting Les Poules à Colin are going to bring their folk-trad to Australia, playing at festivals such as Fairbridge Folk Festival, Port Fairy Folk Festival, Brunswick Festival and the National Folk Festival. They are planning to write material for their third album on the road. We are excited to see how their […]

« Infinitude » launch concert in New York

 Jazz Gallery sold out for both sets   Infinitude is the new quintet project of Ingrid Jensen, Christine Jensen and Ben Monder with Fraser Hollins on bass and Jon Wikan on drums. Their album of the same name, released in October 2016, was officially released in the USA in February 2017. The launch concert at The Jazz […]

Happy New Year / Bonne Année 2017

Happy New Year!   The Famgroup team wishes everyone a Happy New Year full of music. Here we go! Coming up from our side: the Infinitude US album launch, a new album by François Bourassa, a new album Les Poules à Colin and concerts in Australia, Europe and Africa for them, jazz summer tours and […]

Les Poules à Colin @ FolkNorth

Les Poules à Colin Showcase @ CINARS

Famgroup @ Womex 2016

  Famgroup team will be in Santiago de Compostela (Spain) from October 19 to 23 for WOMEX 16) Visit us at Stand 1.111!          

Christine & Ingrid Jensen with Ben Monder present Infinitude

 Unleashing Freedom For many Jazz lovers, sisters Christine and Ingrid Jensen represent the pinnacle of creativity and virtuosity in Jazz. Montreal based Christine is now a dual Juno Award winner for her lauded large ensemble work, and older sister Ingrid is renowned in the New York Jazz scene, filling key chairs in Grammy winning orchestras […]

Durham County Poets #1 on ReverbNation

Listen to the number one artist on ReverbNation this week!

Penny Lang

Penny Lang : July 15, 1942 – July 31, 2016

Canadian folk icon Penny Lang passed away Sunday morning, July 31st, at her home on BC’s Sunshine Coast. Une icône folk pour le Canada, Penny Lang est décédé le dimanche matin du 31 juillet, au Sunshine Coast en Colombie-Britannique.