Luc Herrmann Group
Luc Herrmann is a Montreal based guitarist and a strong voice in the next generation of great jazz musicians the city has developed a reputation for. Having heavily studied the jazz guitar tradition, all the while appreciating current composers and improvisers, Luc’s sound is a natural blend of the old and the new. As a recent McGill graduate, Luc was able to study and perform with some of the best jazz musicians Canada has to offer.
The Luc Herrmann Group is a modern Jazz quartet dedicated to playing the guitarist's music and achieving his artistic vision. Featuring Luc's favorite Montreal musicians: Jules Payette (Alto Saxophone) Louis-Vincent Hamel (Drums) and Levi Dover (Bass) The band always brings a high level of energy and great camaraderie to each performance having played together a number of years.
The Quartet released their debut album entitled ''Luc Herrmann Group'' on October 10th 2017 at Resonance Café, one of Montreal's choice venues to hear emerging and creative jazz. A few days after it’s release the quartet performed in front of a sold out room at the 2017 Merrickville Jazz Festival in Merrickville, Ontario.
The album also quickly became a favorite among important local radio shows which garnered an interview with Radio Canada’s Stanley Péan on ''Quand le jazz est là'', as well as playing regularly on Coco Jazz (CKVL 100,1 FM) and Jazz Bazar (CKIA 88.3)