Simon Delage – Drum (3 Octobre / October 3rd)

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Biographie:

Simon Delage est un batteur actif sur la scène montréalaise. En 2007, il a complété un baccalauréat à l’université McGill en interprétation jazz avec comme professeur Chris McCann. Il a aussi poursuivi sa formation auprès d’entre autres, Jim Black, Greg Hutchinson, Nate Smith, Rémi Bolduc et George Mitchell. Récemment on a pu le voir partager la scène avec des musiciens de renom tels que Greg Amirault, Sage Reynolds, Adrian Vedady, André White, Jean Beaudet et François Bourrassa. Au printemps 2012, il a participé au grandement réputé Banff International Workshop in Jazz and Creative Music dirigé par Dave Douglas et Vijay Iyer. Durant cet atelier il a eu l’opportunité d’étudier et jouer avec des grands musiciens tels que Luis Perdomo, Matt Brewer, Tyshawn Sorey, Clarence Penn, Linda Oh, Liberty Ellman, Miles Okazaki, Vijay Iyer, Dave Douglas, Jonathan Finlayson, Greg Tardy, Josh Roseman et Steve Lehman. Il a récemment sorti son premier Cahier, son premier album en tant que compositeur et meneur du Simon Delage Quartet.

Biography:

Simon Delage is an active drummer in the Montreal scene. In 2007 he completed a bachelor’s degree in jazz performance at McGill University where he studied with Chris McCann. He also continued his development studying with, among others, Jim Black, Greg Hutchinson, Nate Smith, Rémi Bolduc and George Mitchell. He has been sharing the stage lately with renowned musicians like Greg Amirault, Sage Reynolds, Adrian Vedady, André White, Jean Beaudet and François Bourrassa. In spring 2012 he participated in the highly renowned Banff International Workshop in Jazz and Creative Music lead by Dave Douglas and Vijay Iver. In Banff he had the opportunity to study and play with great musicians such as Luis Perdomo, Matt Brewer, Tyshawn Sorey, Clarence Penn, Linda Oh, Liberty Ellman, Miles Okazaki, Dave Douglas, Vijay Iyer, Jonathan Finlayson, Greg Tardy, Josh Roseman and Steve Lehman. He recently launched Cahier, his first album as a composer and band leader of the Simon Delage Quartet.

Web Site: http://simondelage.bandcamp.com/

Youtube link:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3LNAPB3ErqU

 

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