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Alain Caron

1955 -

Origin: Quebec, Canada

Main instrument: Bass/double bass/cello

Genres: Fusion, Jazz

This Québec-born bassist first starred with the jazz fusion group UZEB. After the group disbanded, Caron launched a successful solo career, with a slew of personal projects and collabo­rations. He has recorded with Leni Stern, Didier Lockwood and Michel Donato as well as toured with Don Alias, Mike Stern and Tom Harrell, to name a few. The Festival has played host to some of Caron's career highlights. In 1996, he dazzled audiences as part of the Invitation series. In 2009, he marks the Festival's 30th edition with a performance alongside pianist François Bourassa. A year later, Caron shared the stage with guitarist Stern. He released Septentrion soon after. In 2013, the artist released new album Multiple Faces before being presented with the Oscar Peterson Award at the Festival.



  • 2013 Oscar Peterson Award – Alain Caron
  • Alain Caron - Concert 2013
  • Alain Caron - 2011 Concert
  • Alain Caron – Festival 2011 – Upcoming Concert
  • Mike Stern Band (with Alain Caron) - 2010 Concert
  • Alain Caron - Press Conference 2009
  • Alain Caron & Michel Donato - Memories of André Ménard 1996
  • Michel Donato & Alain Caron (1996) - Médiathèque Jazz
  • UZEB (1992) - Médiathèque Jazz
  • UZEB (1991) - Médiathèque Jazz
  • Uzeb & Tiger Okoshi - Concert 1991
  • UZEB (1985) - Médiathèque Jazz
  • Didier Lockwood/Christian Escoudé (1983) - Médiathèque Jazz
  • UZEB (1983) - Médiathèque Jazz

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