Updated: May 26
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The trumpet player Jacques Kuba Séguin won the 2020 JUNO award for Jazz solo album of the year for his album MiGRATIONS.
Jacques Kuba Séguin will also perform live at the Festival Jazz de Montreal tonight, streaming on Facebook Live. Tune in and enjoy!
Tuesday June 30, 2020
ABOUT JACQUES KUBA SÉGUIN
Adventurous and multi-talented, trumpeter Jacques Kuba Séguin is a composer for groups of various formats: Odd Lot, Litania Projekt, or quintet, as for Migrations, his new album to be released in 2019. Séguin's musical repertoire is by turns melodic, explosive, and accessible. As a performer, he is definitely a showman, and he is recognized as one of the most brilliant trumpeters of his generation.
To learn more about Jacques, click here.
MiGRATIONS represents a form of jazz that will sound familiar to listeners, but also brings with it a renewed, free, personal, and uniquely emotional approach to the storied genre. It is a mosaic of compositions based on the life course of people from different cultural communities living or having immigrated to Quebec, Canada, blending stories and shedding light on the intermixing of cultures. Séguin's music is cinematographic, direct, dynamic and touching. His music invites us to a sensitive experience and, hopefully, a reflection on openness to others, an open mind-set that is lived through a genre based on listening and meeting: jazz.