Parc X Trio mentioned in The Overcast


Taking their name from Montreal’s culturally diverse Parc Extension neighbourhood, Parc X Trio’s music is just about as diverse as the place they call home. Combining rock, world music, hip hop, and drum & bass in to their instrumental jazz sound, keyboardist Gabriel Vinuela-Pelletier, bassist Alex Lefaivre, and drummer Alain Bourgeois explore some very interesting musical territory. (...)


Parc X trio, a Montreal-based instrumental jazz trio, winners of the TD Grand Prize for Jazz at Montréal International Jazz Festival in 2010, is composed of Gabriel Vinuela-Pelletier (piano and compositions), Alex Lefaivre (bass and compositions) and Alain Bourgeois (drums). (...)


« What delighted me especially was that they played as one, often shifting tempos or dynamics quickly, as if thinking together. »
- Michael Bourne, Downbeat, July 2010

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« Always looking to re-invent themselves, this trio that we’ve supported from the start likes to mix modern to past sounds . (...)