Here is the very first extract of the new album by Christine Tassan et les Imposteures, the title-song Sur la route . Carrying a text with strong images signed Charly Bouchara (Edgar Bori, Richard Séguin, Bruno Pelletier), Sur la route evokes the path of a life, rich and moving, vast and rhythmic; the outline of a life full of adventures. The music was composed by Christine Tassan and Martine Gaumond. Watch the live performance of Sur la route, recorded at the Gesù: here Listen to the song on your favorite digital platform: here The album will be released on February 23, 2024.
The singer Hélène Engel releases a new album of Jewish songs, klezmer and compositions: “Souvenirs d’avant ma naissance“. The album was recorded and mixed at Christine’s studio. She also plays all the guitars and sings some vocal harmonies. Luc Papineau did the mastering. It was a great pleasure to collaborate with Hélène, as well as with the many musicians we can hear on this rich and colorful opus. Merci à Hélène pour sa confiance et son enthousiasme ! Discover it here.
After a summer break with family, Christine’s performances are back in full swing. She will be performing at Festival Le guitaristique in Sherbrooke, Thursday, September 28th, alongside guitarist Francis Tétu. They will conduct a gypsy guitar workshop for students at Cégep de Sherbrooke in the morning, participate in a Guitares Godin clinic, and then present their show at Café Baobab at 7:00 PM. On October 6th, she will be playing at the Arquemuse School in Quebec as part of the Django à Gogo Festival organized by her longtime friend, guitarist Stéphane Wrembel, accompanied by violinist Aurore Voilqué and guitarist Simba Baumgadner, Django’s great-grandson! Back in Montreal, she will showcase the
Summer is back and with it, a nice series of concerts! Find Christine in duo with guitarists Ron Ledoux (Repentigny, July 6) or Francis Tétu (Montreal, July 19 and 26), in trio or quartet with her Gypsy Jazz band Christine Tassan et les Imposteures. The band will perform at the Parc Bellerive (July 7) as part of the inauguration of the Allée de la poésie, for La Fête des Français at the Centropolis de Laval (July 14), at the Maison Antoine-Lacombe (July 18), in Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle (July 27). lt will also perform at the Cabaret du Lion d’Or as part of the Montreal Django Festival (August 25). Christine will once again
Christine Tassan et le Imposteures are touring Saskatchewan from October 16 to November 7. 18 concerts in 21 days, incredible! We are covering the whole province, playing in many cities and towns. We were supposed to leave on March 15, 2020. But on March 13, as we all remember, all of Canada closed up and the tour was cancelled. We had to wait 2 years for this tour to finally happen! Very, very happy that the tour is now rescheduled! Christine is touring with a brand new team, groomed for this occasion: Zoé Dumais playing the violon, Patricia Deslauriers playing the bass and Francis Tétu on guitar, as well as
It is with great pleasure that Christine Tassan announces her role as “spokesperson” for the new Montreal Django Festival, organized by the Django Club Quebec. For about twenty years now, the gypsy jazz style has been developping in Montreal and in Quebec in general. Christine has been part of this scene since the very beginning and has actively participated to promote the gypsy jazz style, that she loves, in Quebec, Canada and throughout North America. It’s about time that a festival dedicated to the music of Django Reinhardt was organized in Montreal! A group of very talented musicians decided this year to take up the challenge. Congratulations to Club Django