Electric bass and upright bass teacher
Studies: Bachelor of Fine Arts, Integrative Music Studies, Concordia University
Influences: Rock, jazz & blues
Rather versatile, André worked for musical groups of various styles transitioning from rock to jazz, traditional Quebec music to Middle Eastern, funk to contemporary and improvisation. As a leader of several projects, André was one of the founders of “NUTSAK” whose “Failed musician” album was released in 2008 and “The American Devices” with whom he recorded a self-titled album. He has also participated in various jazz projects. He collaborated on the composition and recording of music for the theatre and film (Cruising Quebec, Les Signes Vitaux…).
Among the musicians he has performed with are; Dave Turner, Paul Dolden, Jeri Brown, Tom Walsh, John Heward, Tristan Honsinger, Damo Suzuki, Sam Shalabi, Simon Lapointe, Jean Derome, Mauricio Solis and Tricot Machine.
André speaks French and English fluently and gets by in German.