First of all, the very word "Bootlegging" has to do with clandestine action, and what started me thinking about this issue was the extremely overt and non-secretive manner in which people currently are reproducing live music.
We have all had that thought when someone holds their phone up to record a shaky, badly lit chunk of video from a live music performance. What are they thinking? Do they lack the presence to enjoy the experience without proof they were there? Do they love their phone more than the…
Steve Boudreau is an Ottawa-based pianist who specializes in jazz and popular music. He currently teaches piano privately and as part of Carleton University's Music Performance program. He also works frequently as a vocal accompanist in many genres. In 2010 he received a Master of Music degree in jazz performance from the New England Conservatory in Boston. He has toured North America with multiple musical productions and has performed as both leader and sideman at various Canadian jazz festivals. His recently released trio album "Preludes: The Music of George Gershwin" has been getting radio play on Canadian jazz stations and a new quartet record is almost ready for release. The new album will feature original music and is co-led by long-time collaborator, guitarist Garry Elliott.
Steve Boudreau Solo Piano
Monthly morning set where I share what I've been working on with the music loving shoppers as the Record Centre opens.
Alex Samaras & Steve Boudreau
Alex Samaras (Toronto) - voice Steve Boudreau - piano John Geggie - bass $25 tickets
Steve Boudreau Trio
Steve Boudreau - piano John Geggie - bass Michel Delage - drums