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Le GGRIL

Le GGRIL
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Le Grand Groupe Régional d'Improvisation Libérée (GGRIL) is a 14 piece improv band from eastern Quebec, with three electric guitars, bass, percussion, and classically trained strings exploring improvisation and non-linear strategy with an unique sound. GGRIL has been active since 2007, and in addition to the compositions of its members, have worked with musicians of the caliber of Jean Derome, René Lussier, Evan Parker, and others.
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GGRIL — Plays Ingrid Laubrock GGRIL — Plays Ingrid Laubrock
(Circum-Disc TD83039CD, 2019, CD)
GGRIL — Façons GGRIL — Façons
(Microcidi 014, 2018, CD)
Le Grand Groupe Régional d'Improvisation Libérée / Evan Parker — Vivaces Le Grand Groupe Régional d'Improvisation Libérée / Evan Parker — Vivaces
(Tour de Bras TDB9006cd, 2012, CD)

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