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François Carrier – The Russian Concerts (EN/FR)

By Sylvain Cadieux | 27 avril 2015 :

I like the sound of the tenor saxophone, but it’s not always the same when comes the time to listen to the sound of the alto saxophone. I’m more selective. Among the stars players of the alto, there is a musician that I have a real connection. He’s name is François Carrier.

François Carrier was born in 1961 in Chicoutimi in Saguenay Lac-Saint-Jean. He’s career had started in the beautiful city of Vancouver (British-Columbia). Living now in Montreal, Carrier also made an halt in London, time to create a professional network. In July 2013, he entered in the short and prestigious list of the Downbeat magazine at the time of the 78e Reader Poll for best alto saxophone player…