Monday, 11 October 2010 14:49

Discover MJ Dandeneau

Marie-Josee Dandeneau is a French Canadian multi-instrumental musician from St-Boniface, Manitoba. Specializing in double bass and electric fretless bass, she reflects her French Canadian and Metis heritage in her playing. Marie-Josee has created a fiercely independent musical history that includes numerous TV performances, freelance studio recordings (over 50), performing at festivals across the world (Europe, Australia, North America, Indonesia, New Zealand; playing to sometimes more than 20,000 people) performing with various jazz ensembles, solo artists and being the technical director of several musical groups. Her woven instrumental harmonies reflect her interest in a variety of different musical styles that have molded her widely diverse performance background.

Besides being an international touring bassist, Marie-Josee is a sought after studio engineer, live sound recording engineer and multimedia, having earned her degree at Mid Ocean College and multimedia  degree at University of St-Boniface. She has numerous studio audio engineer projects under her belt and her live sound project highlights include being on the sound crew for Xavier Rudd (Australia), The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Blue Shaddy (Australia).

Among others she has toured, played and shared the stagewith Michael Franti and Spearhead, Ben Harper, The Violent Femmes, Xavier Rudd, Pete Murray, Buffy Saint-Marie, Sarah Harmer, Donovan Frankenreiter, The Benefit of Doubt, Bill Bourne, Collective Soul, Eliana Cuevos Band, Ruthie Foster, Kathleen Edwards, Blue Shady, KT Turnstall, Gomez, Hey Ocean!, Blue King Brown, Blackalicious, Bondi Cigars, Andy Stochansky, G. Love & Special Sauce, Buckwheat Zydeco, Chantal Kreviazuk, Sarah Slean, The Wyrd Sisters, Tribe of One, The Oceans, Don Amero, Ash Grunwald, Ry Cuming, Burnt, Oh my Darling, Toby, just to name a few.

Published in Discover Tribe of One

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