MAZ

Live Act Jazz Electronic Progressive Traditional Neo-Folk
MAZ - Jazz Electronic Progressive  Traditional  Neo-Folk Live Act in Montreal, QC

MAZ Short Info

With 2 albums and no less than 13 nominations under its belt, MAZ has made its mark with its incredible live energy and its unique blend of traditional Québécois music and electric jazz. Inspired by the famous legend of the Chasse-Galerie, the band’s instrumental compositions are an invitation to look at modern times through the lens of tradition. Hop on their wild flying canoe and journey into traditional French-Canadian melodies, modal jazz in its deepest expression, and trance-inducing modern music.

NOMINATIONS
Chasse Galerie
• ADISQ 2014 - Arranger of the year
• ADISQ 2014 - Instrumental album of the year
• Canadian Folk Music Awards 2014 - Pushing the Boundaries
• Canadian Folk Music Awards 2014 - Producer of the Year
• Canadian Folk Music Awards 2014 - World Group of the Year
• Canadian Folk Music Awards 2014 - Instrumental Group of the Year
• GAMIQ 2014 - Roots album of the year
• Independent Music Award - World Beat album of the year

Telescope
• Juno awards 2012 - Instrumental album of the year
• Canadian folk music awards 2011 - Instrumental group of the year
• Canadian folk music awards 2011 - Group of the year
• Canadian folk music awards 2011 - World music album of the year
• Indie Acoustic Project 2011 - Instrumental album of the year

With 2 albums and no less than 13 nominations under its belt, MAZ has made its mark with its incredible live energy and its unique blend of traditional Québécois music and electric jazz. Inspired by the famous legend of the Chasse-Galerie, the band’s instrumental compositions are an invitation to look at modern times through the lens of tradition. Hop on their wild flying canoe and journey into traditional French-Canadian melodies, modal jazz in its deepest expression, and trance-inducing modern music.

NOMINATIONS
Chasse Galerie
• ADISQ 2014 - Arranger of the year
• ADISQ 2014 - Instrumental album of the year
• Canadian Folk Music Aw...

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Past Gigs MAZ

  • 12 | 2015 Joliette, QC
  • 11 | 2015 Ottawa, ON Capacoa

Media

  • Video MAZ: un aperçu du deuxième ...

Origin

  • Montreal, QC CA

Founded

  • 2011

Members

  • Marc Maziade electric guitar, banjo, foot
  • Pierre-Olivier Dufresne violin, mandolin, foot
  • Clément Leduc keyboards
  • Benoit Coulombe or Mathieu Royer acoustic bass