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Vic Vogel

1935 -

Origin: Quebec, Canada

Main instrument: Piano

Genres: Big Band, Jazz

An important figure on the Quebec jazz scene, this Montreal-born pianist and composer rose to prominence in the 1960s with his colourful style. A well-travelled and respected accompanist, Vogel has toured with stars from both Europe and the United States. He has also been a familiar presence on the radio and on TV, with dozens of jazz concerts broadcast on Radio-Canada and television appearances as an orchestra leader and arranger. Vic Vogel is credited with helping to revive the big band tradition in La Belle Province. He participated in 34 editions of the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal, which presented him with the Oscar Peterson Award in 1992 and, in the summer of 2015, a stand-alone Miles Davis Award in recognition of his entire career. He is also a member of the prestigious 24 Legends of the Festival, iconic images which gaze out over jazz fans from high above in the windows of the Maison du Festival Rio Tinto Alcan.


  • Special moment with Vic Vogel (In French only) (2015-06-30)
  • Vic Vogel et le Jazz Big Band (2014-06-29) L'Astral (Maison du Festiva
  • Vic Vogel Solo - Concert 2013
  • Vic Vogel & le Jazz Big Band - 2012 Concert
  • Vic Vogel Trio - 2011 Concert
  • Vic Vogel Sextet - 2010 Concert
  • Vic Vogel - Memories of André Ménard
  • Vic Vogel - Press conference 2009
  • Vic Vogel - Interview 2002
  • Oliver Jones (1992) - Médiathèque Jazz
  • Vic Vogel (1980) - Médiathèque Jazz

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