Rachel Therrien

BIOGRAPHY

From Montreal to New York City, French-Canadian trumpeter, composer and producer Rachel Therrien boasts an enviable CV. She is considered one of the most promising jazz musicians, playing a wide variety of musical styles and rhythms.

Winner of the 2015 TD Grand Prize Jazz Award at the renowned Montreal International Jazz Festival, the 2016 Stingray Jazz Rising Star Award and nominated as Best Jazz Producer at the Independent Music Awards 2018, she has shared stages with many world-class musicians in clubs, festivals and on television throughout the Americas and the Caribbean.


Rachel has published five records: VENA (2020), Why Don’t You Try (2017), Pensamiento: Colombia (2016), Home Inspiration (2014) and On Track (2011). She received stellar reviews from Le Devoir, La Presse, All About Jazz, New York Hot House, Downbeat Editor's Pick, Latin Jazz Corner, just to name a few. For the last few years she has toured as bandleader all over Canada, USA, Europe, Ukraine, Mexico and more, taking on the most prestigious jazz festivals and clubs.​

PROJECTS

  • VENA, cd release in 2020
  • Montreal Quintet (Original works)
  • Latin Jazz Project (Latin Jazz)
  • Pensamiento (World Music)


AWARDS

  • 2016 - The Stingray Jazz Rising Star Award
  • 2015 - Grand Prix de Jazz TD
  • Nominated for best jazz album producers at Independent Music Award.​


WORKING PERIODS

June-July 2021, Canadian Jazz Festivals

November 2021, Western Canada


​FROM QUEBEC - CANADA

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