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Mile End 10:58
Bow Road 12:20
Archway 25:48
Barking Side 13:38


The music on Overground to The Vortex dates from the launch gig for In Motion (the final part of the trilogy), which was held at The Vortex towards the end of François’s stay. Lambert flew over especially for the gig, meaning the evening’s music was a genuine collaboration between Québec and London, with our own John Edwards playing bass and Steve Beresford joining on piano for the second half. There was a buzz in the club that night – François chatted to the crowd and even performed a magic trick between numbers at one point – and the music reflects that infectious atmosphere.


released April 1, 2013

music entirely improvised by:
François Carrier – alto saxophone
Michel Lambert – drums
John Edwards – acoustic bass
Steve Beresford – piano

Recorded live at The Vortex h in London, UK on December 6, 2011
Sound and mastering by François Carrier
Produced by François Carrier
© 2013 ColyaKooMusic / SOCAN
℗ 2013 Not Two Records


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François Carrier Montreal, Québec

Alto sax, free jazz, improv music, avant-garde, François Carrier was recently selected in the Annual International Critic’s Poll El Intruso 2018, 2017 and 2015. He was also selected in the DownBeat’s Reader Poll 2013 in the Best Alto Sax Players Lists.

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