By: ArianeFri, 07/06/2018
Jonathan Turgeon Trio | Festival international de Jazz de Montréal | Prix Étoiles Stingray

La canicule battait son plein à Montréal lors de l’édition 2018 du Festival de jazz de Montréal (FIJM)! Samedi le 30 juin, Pierre-Jean Lavigne, Gestionnaire de produit principal, Stingray Musique, a bravé la chaleur pour se rendre à la scène Club Jazz Casino de Montréal afin de remettre une bourse de 5000 $ au compositeur de la meilleure pièce musicale choisie parmi les groupes en lice. En plus de la bourse, ce prix permettait également au lauréat de faire entendre ses œuvres sur une ou plusieurs chaînes jazz offertes par Stingray Musique.

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By: SashaFri, 04/27/2018
NEW MUSIC FRI-YAY | Week of April 23

Craving fresh sounds? Stingray’s got everything you need. For you. For your friends. For your mom. For your neighbor. And even for that friend who says ''I hate music''.

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By: Eric ATue, 04/24/2018
Festival international de Jazz de Montréal | 5 spectacles à ne pas manquer

Il n’y a pas de jazz au FIJM ?!?

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By: WouterFri, 11/03/2017
A Salute to Music City Montreal

As South Londoner and modern soul hero Sampha (“Close But Not Quite”) conquers my speakers, it’s time to relativize and dream. Music is a common love for most of our human fellows, and maybe even other species can enjoy music to the same extent. But, I don’t want to generalize. A recent Harvard study showed that only 50% of people get goosebumps while listening to music. You, for 50 percent sure know those moments. These moments where you want to drown in time, and when those soundscapes and music work to its climax; this perfect symbiosis between chords, vocals, and other sounds. That moment where everything comes together. But, there is a big but, it’s not only about the music: it’s about your ability to imagine, to dream away, to emphasize and embrace the story behind it. Your story. And in this case, Montreal’s story.

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By: SydneyWed, 07/19/2017
Jazzamboka | Festival de jazz de Montréal | Stingray Rising Stars

Jazzamboka have been named the Stingray Rising Star Award winners at Montreal International Jazz Festival 2017! The band is made up of Emile Farley (electric bass), Julien Fillion (saxophone), Félix Le Blanc (keyboard / piano), Elli Miller-Maboungou (ngoma – congolese drums), and Noel Mpiaza (drums/vocals). They are signed with the label 270 Sessions and have been playing together for 3 years. The band notes that their main musical influences are: Avishai Cohen, Tambours de Brazzas, Lionel Loueke, Tigran Hamasyan, and Fally Ipupa. They plan to use their prize money to go on tour in the coming months.

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By: WouterWed, 07/12/2017
Dutchie at the Festival international de jazz de Montréal

What can you expect from the Festival international de jazz de Montréal when you're used to the North Sea Jazz Festival? This question popped into my head a few months ago when I boarded a transatlantic flight that would bring me to Montreal. This city, known for its chilly winters, boasts a legendary festival season that culminates in the Festival international de jazz de Montréal.

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By: WouterMon, 07/10/2017
Festival International de Jazz de Montréal: The Pictures

A picture is worth a thousand words: Stingray selected their best pictures to show a few Festival International de Jazz de Montréal highlights!  

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By: WouterMon, 07/03/2017
Summer is in Montreal, and so is jazz!

While Europe's Montreux Jazz Festival has already begun (Jun 30, 2017 – Jul 15, 2017) and the North Sea Jazz Festival (July 7- July 9, 2017) is about to begin, their Canadian counterpart, the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal, kicked off its 38th edition on June 28, 2017.

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By: WouterSat, 07/01/2017
Festival international de Jazz de Montréal - Deel 1 (Dutch)

Terwijl we in Nederland met spanning uitkijken naar het North Sea Jazz weekend, is afgelopen week de 38e editie van de Canadese equivalent van start gegaan: Festival International de Jazz de Montréal! Een weergaloze combinatie van Canadees talent en geweldige muzikanten vanuit heel de wereld verzorgen het grootste stadsfeest van Quebec. Met Montreal als thuisbasis kan Stingray niet ontbreken. Stingray DJAZZ zorgt er daarom voor dat de hoogtepunten niet onopgemerkt blijven in Nederland.

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