Loco Locass, founded en 1995, is a Quebec City rap group. In Quebec the group is known especially for its enthusiastic defence of the role of the French language and for its political championing of Quebec sovereignty.
There are at least 5 artists named "Java" : 1. a parisian band ( http://www.javasite.net/ ) founded in 2000. Their music mixes hip-hop rythms, accordeon and finely crafted humorous lyrics. They have 3 studio albums ("Hawai", "Safari Croisiere", "Maudits Français") and a live record ("Java sur seine").
French rock/R&B star Tété was born July 25, 1975, in Dakar, the capital city of his father's homeland, Senegal. When his parents divorced, he returned with his mother to northeastern France, to the town of St. Dizier.
Quebec singer/songwriter Ariane Moffatt was born in the St-Romuald quarter of Lévis, Quebec on 26 April 1979 . She released her debut album, Aquanaute, in 2002, followed by Le coeur dans la tête in 2005. She was also nominated for a Juno Award in 2006 for her À la Station C DVD. She has performed and collaborated with many artists such as Daniel Bélanger, Marc Déry and Monica Freire.
Paris Combo is a musical group based in Paris, France, that has an eclectic style, blending elements from traditional French Chanson, American Jazz and Swing, Roma and North African music. They named the band after the name of the jazz bands of the '30s (combo) and the French capital. Their first album - Paris Combo - came out the 20th of May 1997.
Pink Martini is a 13-member "little orchestra" from Portland, Oregon, formed in 1994 by pianist Thomas Lauderdale. They draw inspiration from music from all over the world – crossing genres of classical, jazz and old-fashioned pop.
Karkwa is a Canadian indie rock group from Montreal, Canada. Formed in 1998, the group consists of vocalist and guitarist Louis-Jean Cormier, keyboardist François Lafontaine, bass guitarist Martin Lamontagne, percussionist Julien Sagot and drummer Stéphane Bergeron.
Lyre Le Temps, is first the dream of three music lovers: travel through the twentieth century. Although each actor wears a different color music, they share the same interest for the major genres that have influenced the twentieth century - especially jazz.