Jean Beaudet

Press Release: Jean Beaudet - Seul au Piano - ER 0707

Pochette Jean Beaudet - Seul Au PianoELEPHANT RECORDS & OUTSIDE MUSIC
Presents their new CD


By Jazz pianist, composer, improviser,

Jean  Beaudet

ELEPHANT RECORDS Inc. and OUTSIDE MUSIC are please to announce their new release by renowned Canadian jazz pianist, composer et improviser: Jean Beaudet. This latest CD Seul au Piano includes eight original compositions presenting a very personal, modern and contemporary version of the jazz piano. What characterizes this CD is the intimate quality that emerges from the strong relationship between the solo artist and his piano. The result is what makes, Seul au Piano unique from his previous recording. It is this virtuoso pianist’s fifth recording under his own name and the seventeenth on his discography.

Artist: Jean Beaudet

Photo of Jean BeaudetJean Beaudet studied piano with the Royal Conservatory of Music of Toronto. He then played in various blues, rock and calypso groups. He also studied counterpoint, composition and piano at the University of Ottawa.

His professional jazz career began in the early seventies in local clubs in and around his native city, Ottawa. He also recorded music for CBC Radio. He traveled to Toronto and New York, but chose to settle in Montreal in the late seventies. He has played and/or recorded with big names such as Nelson Symonds, Billy Robinson, Guy Nadon, Claude Ranger, Charles Ellison, Charles Papasoff, Dave Turner, Barry Elmes and Steve Wallace. Internationally, he has played and/or recorded with Kenny Wheeler, Julius Hemphill, Gene Perla, Jane Bunnett, Don Thompson, Ralph Lalama and many others.

Press Release: Les Danseurs - Jean Beaudet - ER 0304


Proudly Present Les Danseurs

A new CD by the JEAN BEAUDET Trio


(elephant Records ER 0304)

Feturing Jean Beaudet on piano, Marc Lalonde on contrabass and Alain Bastien on drums.

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