Archive for December, 2010

The Parc-X Trio is one of Montreal’s great young jazz groups.  In fact they even won the TD Grand Prize at  last year’s Jazz Fest!  You can check them out at their website.   Bassist Alex Lefaivre took some time out to answer this week’s question:

If you had to sit on a street corner in Parc-Ex for 24 hours which one would you chose and why?

I’d say Parc Athéna corner Bloomfield and Jean-Talon. While I might find 24hrs to be pretty long, I have to say that I love that stretch of Jean-Talon. I love walking by Jean-Talon from Parc to Acadie. Lot’s of great restaurants, bakeries and weird shops. I love the fact that most people are speaking languages other than english or french and that I feel that I’m not really in Montréal anymore. During the summer the whole thing becomes a street bazaar and I find it quite inspiring and very authentic.

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