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Espoir et autres pouvoirs
Marianne Trudel Septet
Effendi Records (FND 109, 2011)

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  • Prix Opus 2010-11: Disque de l’année jazz — Finaliste
  • ADISQ 2011: Album de l’année — Jazz — Nomination


Marianne Trudel, piano; Anne Schaefer, voice; Lina Allemano, trumpet; Jean-Olivier Bégin, trombone; Jocelyn Veilleux, horn; Normand Guilbeault, double bass; Philippe Melanson, drum set. Jim Doxas, drum set on M (trio-live) .

Track Listing

  • 01. Et la terre tourne…
  • 02. Souffle
  • 03. Âme mystère
  • 04. Le passé est à venir
  • 05. Rires sur la grève
  • 06. Hantise, mon cœur est un village fantôme
  • 07. Espoir et autres pouvoirs
  • 08. M (trio-live)
  • 09. Sables émouvants
  • 10. Ensemble


“… once again she demonstrates all her know-how and the great extent of her creativity.” — Gabriel Bélanger, SOCAN, Paroles & Musique #18:2, June 2011

“An album that filled me with enthusiasm […] homegrown jazz that rivals anything being done anywhere else.” — Érich Langlois, Radio-Canada — Première chaîne, March 2011

“It is exceptionally rich, it is the best of what is being done in jazz in Quebec.” — Érich Langlois, Radio-Canada — Première chaîne, March 2011

“A work of great finesse, this is one of the greatest sounding jazz albums to be released in Quebec in the past year.” — Alain Brunet, Radio-Canada: Désautels, March 2011

“A mature album? Maybe, but Trudel still has some lovely surprises in store for us.” — Stanley Péan, Voir, March 2011 Read the full text

“The Marianne Trudel Septet is one of the few homegrown jazz projects whose influence and renown can extend beyond the borders of Quebec and Canada.” — Alain Brunet, La Presse, March 2011 Read the full text

Trudel, who has just released an album that is not to be missed…” — Antoine Léveillée, Voir, March 2011 Read the full text

““I drew inspiration from their personality, from their colour to create this music” explained the pianist over the phone from Montréal.” — Isabelle Houde, Le Soleil, March 2011 Read the full text

“Original compositions, skillfully orchestrated by the pianist for a group in which special mention should be made of Line Allemano on the trumpet and singer Anne Schaeffer who shine particularly brightly.” — Stanley Péan, Radio-Canada: Blogue, March 2011

“Here is the best thing this talented composer, leader, pianist and improviser has done since the beginning of her career.” — Alain Brunet, La Presse, March 2011 Read the full text

“Bolstered by a strong poetic sense, this new release in which perfect balance reigns supreme will bring joy to enthusiasts of jazz with real substance.” — Christophe Rodriguez, Sorties Jazz Nights, March 2011 Read the full text

“… her brand new Effendi release (out this month) should enable her to gain more recognition, and inclusion on a few of best-of-the-year lists from jazz writers and radio hosts.” — David Beckett, La Scena Musicale #16:6, March 2011 Read the full text

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