Montreal Sessions

Norman Marshall Villeneuve

“Montreal Sessions” is a compilation of music from the 1960s and early 70s from reel-to-reel tapes Norm recorded when he performed at Rockhead's Paradise the Black Bottom with Montreal jazz greats Nick Aldrich, Alvin Pall, Alan Wellman, Linton Garner, Buddy Jones, Bernie Mackey and Ivan Symonds. Tracks 5..6..7 were recorded in Montreal at SSS Studios with Nelson Symonds, Charlie Biddle and Norman Marshall Villeneuve. The music evokes another time and place -- the elegant, smoky, crowded clubs of yesterday where jazz was intimate and personal, to the recording sessions when professional jazz musicians laid down their tracks in one take.

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