Eric St-Laurent | Life on Mars

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Life on Mars

by Eric St-Laurent

Winter of 1995-Montreal. Drummer Greg Smith, bassist Mike Milligan and guitarist Eric St-Laurent locked themselves up into a rehearsal room for 6 months, emerged looking quite pale, called New-York saxophonist David Binney and recorded this music.
Genre: Jazz: Contemporary Jazz
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1. Cruel but fair
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2. Le Coup de Bambou
Life on Mars
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3. Virgin Snow
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4. Deux modes
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5. Canals of Mars
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6. Inebriators
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7. Trois modes
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8. When Elvis met Nixon
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9. Space
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"Anchored by the rock-solid rythm section of drummer Greg Smith and bassist Mike Milligan, guitarist Eric St-Laurent ranged from propulsive chording to rapid single-note picking reminiscent of John McLaughlin's work with Mahavishnu Orchestra. This year's winner of the prestigious SOCAN award for jazz composition, E.S. moved easily from lulling, atmospheric passages to roaring, high-volume improvisations."
James Hale, The Ottawa Citizen, 29.06.1996

"Zu seinen Leitfiguren zählen so unterschiedliche Künstler wie John Coltrane und Jimi Hendrix. Das allein zeigt bereits, wie weit gefächtert das Spektrum des 28jährigen Gitarristen aus Montreal ist (...)"
Zitty, Berlin 08.1998

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