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Louis “Pitou” Boudreault’s legendary violin in good hands with Sébastien Deshaies
Article published on November 14, 2020 in the newspaper Le Quotidien and Le Nouvelliste
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Revive the first violin made by Quebec fiddler Louis Pitou Boudreault.
October 26, 2020
This excerpt is part of a mini documentary which will be released in the coming weeks. In 1975, This melody was performed by Mr. Boudreault on the occasion of the Veillées d’automne, a traditional Quebec music festival which can be seen again through a feature film produced by the Office National du Film du Canada. This audio-visual documentary remains legendary for fans of folklore !!
Highly accomplished as a skilled musician and constantly seeking new and eclectic musical horizons, Sebastien Deshaies stands tall and fully positioned at musical crossroads where his cherished instruments: the classical guitar and the traditional violin excitedly await his truly gifted fingers. It is on these two heart-stringed instruments that Sébastien expresses himself with such passion and precision. His fluid polyvalence and firmly personalized musicality make of Sebastien Deshaies a most entertaining and rewarding instrumentalist to discover.