Canadian trumpetist and composer Rachel Therrien is one of the most promising jazz musicians of her generation. Renowned for her personal touch and her inspiration drawing from trad jazz, Afro-Latino music and progressive rock, Rachel is a top-notch versatile and innovative artist.
She has dynamised the Canadian jazz scene by founding in 2013 the Montreal Jazz Composers Series which has led over 200 musiciens and composers from Canada and the U.S. to showcase their original music and play together, in particular during the Festival International de Jazz de Montreal.
In her own words, jazz is a “philosophy of exchanges and conversations between musicians from various backgrounds by way of improvisation.” As a musician, she has a “mission to ensure the prosperity of the genre and enable our generation to experience and appreciate that language.”
Further information: www.racheltherrien.com