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Alex Bellegarde is one of the hardest working bass players in Montreal...› Moz Taylor, www.jazzboulevard.ca
 
Epoch Times International: Montreal Jazz Fest  ‹...I chose to spend my nights jamming at Upstairs instead, where mighty fine bassist Alex Bellegarde hosted an after-hours session nightly. ...› Ori Dagan, New York  july 17 2009.
 
Neal Haiduck & Alex Bellegarde ‹ Bravo, bravo, bravo Neal on your stunning live cd “Montreal meets New York”. Or as l would prefer to say “Montreal Storms New York” with Jazz as it should sound, absolutely live! There is nothing l can say down at all as l just got so much into the groove of the Alex Bellegarde Trio and in particular Alex Bellegarde’s Bass. Peter Merrett - PBS-106-7FM, Australia jan.12 2009
 
La Presse, Montreal ‹...there is no doubt in the mind of Montreal’s International Jazz Festival organizer Caroline Johnson, that this bassist with his impressive fingering style will be one of those to carry the torch for local jazz scene, in the years to come.› Alexandre Vigneault, June 2006 (extract trans from French).
 
Le Journal de Montréal: Montreal Jazz Fest ‹ We don’t always remember the previous year’s Grand Jazz Award winner… there have been exceptions. In our opinion; Alex Bellegarde will be one...› Philippe Rezzonico, june 2006 (trans from French).
 
Epoch Times International: Montréal Jazz Fest ‹ Living legends and up-and-coming giants included Yusef Lateef, Wayne Shorter, Pharoah Sanders, Kenny Garrett, Joe Lovano, Don Byron, Chris Potter and last year's Prix de Jazz winner Alex Bellegarde...› Ori Dagan, New York july 2006.
 
Rhythms of The World Festival, Montreal ‹Alex Bellegarde, a versatile and charismatic double bass player, distinguished himself throughout the Festival...› CCNMatthews, Sept. 2005.
 
Montreal.com ‹In a city rich with jazz talent, bassist Alex Bellegarde is surely one of the best players around, constantly finding new types of projects and new musicians with which to extend the range of his jazz vocabulary...› Neil Brouillet, june 2006.
 
 

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