Rachel Therrien, project VENA

Friday February 4 Livestream

Rachel Therrien - trumpet
Theo Abellard - piano
Marika Galea - bass
Louis Vincent Hamel - drums

Rachel Therrien is a French-Canadian jazz trumpeter, composer and bandleader that also plays the flugelhorn. She is the winner of the 2015 TD Grand Prize Jazz Award at the renowned Montreal International Jazz Festival, the 2016 Stingray Jazz Rising Star Award and her 5th album VENA got nominated as Best Jazz Album of the Year at the 2021 Canadian JUNOs and the 2020 Quebec ADISQ Awards. VENA is the new quartet formed by the rising star with artists she met over the course of European tours. With this ensemble, which is proudly gender equal, Therrien offers bold and contemporary works informed by cool jazz and the European sensibilities of her colleagues. These four virtuosos display amazing chemistry on stage and promise a thrilling, unforgettable concert.