1. Mr. AB (sample) Jacques Masson's Free Hard Boppers - TAKE OFF 0:30
  2. Un Monde Nouveau s'éveille (sample) Jacques Masson's Free Hard Boppers - TAKE OFF 0:31
  3. Take Off (sample) Jacques Masson's Free Hard Boppers - TAKE OFF 0:32
  4. Valse Cosmique (sample) Jacques Masson's Free Hard Boppers - TAKE OFF 0:34
  5. Number Three (sample) Jacques Masson's Free Hard Boppers - TAKE OFF 0:32
  6. La Danse de l'Aigle (sample) Jacques Masson's Free Hard Boppers - TAKE OFF 0:32
  7. Transe Parents (sample) Jacques Masson's Free Hard Boppers - TAKE OFF 0:31

ALBUM DETAILS

  • MR AB
  • Un Monde Nouveau S’Éveille
  • Take Off
  • Valse Cosmique
  • Number Three
  • La Danse De L’Aigle
  • Transe Parents

Drums – Jacques Masson

Double Bass – Normand Guilbault

Guitar – Sylvain Provost

Tenor Saxophone – Al McLean

Produced by – Les Productions JMM Enr.

Sound and Mixing Engineer – Paul Johnston

Recorded at Studio 270

Graphic Art – Alexandre Girard

Album Photo – Marylène Masson

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Jacques Masson plays exclusively UFIP Cymbals

Distributed by PNP JAZZ Records

Live Battle Between Drums and Sax

TAKE OFF

Release Date : May 1, 2021
Format : CD

Jacques Masson has been part of the Canadian jazz scene since the 70’s and has performed with Oliver Jones, Michel Donato, Charly Biddle, Peter Leitch, Nick Ayoub, Billy Robinson, Ranee Lee, Dave Turner, Frédéric Alarie, Luc Beaugrand and many more and has accompanied many American jazz musicians who have performed in Montreal.
He has performed several times at the Montreal Jazz Festival and in 1994 performed at the Montreal DrumFest where he earned a sponsorship from UFIP Cymbals and Premier Percussion. Mr. Masson is also recognised as an accomplished pedagogue. Since 1975, he has been teaching drums at the college level and is in charge of the drum class at Lionel-Groulx College since 1982. He has also written and published 2 drum books entitled “Jeux Rythmiques” and “Coordinations Mélodiques à la Batterrie”. Jacques Masson is also known as a composer for he completed his bachelor’s degree in jazz composition and arranging from Concordia University.

Sur a scène de jazz au Canada depuis les années 70, Jacques Masson a joué avec Oliver Jones, Michel Donato, Charly Biddle, Peter Leitch, Nick Ayoub, Billy Robinson, Ranee Lee, Dave Turner, Frédéric Alarie, Luc Beaugrand, entre autre grand du jazz Montréalais, ainsi qu’avec différents jazzmen Américains de passage à Montréal. À plusieurs reprises, il a participé au Festival de Jazz de Montréal, ainsi qu’au DrumFest de Montréal en 1994, commandité par les cymbales UFIP et les percussions Premier. M Masson est aussi reconnu comme excellent pédagogue. Depuis 1975, Il enseigne au niveau collégial et il est titulaire de la classe de batterie au collège Lionel-Groulx depuis 1982. Il a d’ailleurs à son actif l’édition de deux méthodes : « Jeux Rythmiques » et « Coordinations Mélodique è la Batterie ». En Plus de ses qualités de percussionniste, Il a complété un Bac en Compositions et Arrangements Jazz à l’Université Concordia.