Album info



Label: Fidelio Records

Genre: Jazz

Subgenre: Mainstream Jazz

Album including Album cover Booklet (PDF)


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  • 1Cloud04:09
  • 2Ocean Bolero05:43
  • 3River of Hope03:20
  • 4Morning Mist03:15
  • 5Romancello02:58
  • 6October Sky03:57
  • 7Rainbow Trail02:43
  • 8Rain06:09
  • 9Green Eye Girl03:05
  • 10Raindrop Bossa03:28
  • 11Little Umbrella03:35
  • 12Prelude03:10
  • 13Dragon Fly03:04
  • 14You and Me … Sous la pluie03:48
  • Total Runtime52:24

Info for Rain

The creation of Pascal Mailloux’s first solo album was inspired by a particularly touching story. While musical director of a charity show in Montreal, Pascal made the acquaintance of a new friend at the end of her life.

To relieve her, to make her dream, and to give her hope, he sent her tunes composed on his piano. Pascal then decided to record the anthology of these instrumental pieces on this album, engraving notes like so many rocks eroded by the ebb and flow of the sea.

Pascal Mailloux clearly defined style has been inspired by pop-rock sounds. However, we have yet to discover the nuances and the vast palette that he has developed through his work as a composer of TV show themes, movie scores, adverts, and, of course, background music. It is this facet of his talent that this project seeks to introduce. Mr. Mailloux recruited double bassist Domenic Romanelli, guitarist Olivier Vinson and cellist Etienne Ratthé to create a pop-classical musical universe in which diverse influences converge, including jazz and world music, into the current of easy listening.

Pascal Mailloux, piano
Domenic Romanelli, upright bass
Olivier Vinson, guitar
Etienne Ratthe, cello

Pascal Mailloux
has played the piano since the age of 5 and has studied piano for 10 years with the methods of Vincent d'Indy School, later at the age of 17 [from 1975 to 1977] Pascal continues his studies at the Sherbrooke College, Quebec. Pascal began his professional career in 1980 with his first band Leyden Zar, where he was a composer, keyboardist and singer.

Pascal has an important role in the success of the artist Marjo in Quebec, at the time he worked on many albums, including: in 1985-90 "Celle qui va" the composition of the song Celle qui va "À bout de ciel " in 1998: Composition and recording of the album "Tant qu'il y aura des enfants". [Marjo has sold over 1 million albums].

Booklet for Rain

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