New nominations: France D’Amour and Jordan Officer become ARTISTI directors
Artisti is pleased to announce that on November 7, 2016, its sole shareholder appointed France d’Amour and Jordan Officer as directors.
About France D’Amour:
Currently on tour throughout Quebec with numerous stops, France D’Amour is an artist in the image of her journey: fearless, rallying and generous.
The Quebec public met France d’Amour for the first time in 1992. Her album, “Animal”, had her voice resounding over the radio and revealed the show-woman that she is. France D’Amour would quickly immerge as a popular artist. She would be performing in Quebec and sharing the stage with the stars of the day: Jean Leloup, Brian Adams and Bon Jovi.
In 1998, France D’Amour released “Silence des roses”, an album that marks a turning point in a trajectory that would find her hosting wide public events and broadcasts. Tireless, versatile and talented, France D’amour portrayed Esmeralda in the musical Notre-Dame de Paris by Luc Plamondon. After a triumphant tour, France D’amour would offer an ambitious album to the public, with the complicity of Jean-Jacques Goldman, which would carry the artist to Zénith stages in France and as the opening act for Garou.
France D’Amour knows how to surround herself with reputable collaborators and has accumulated popular successes, album after album, for more than a decade. Just as adventurous as she was at the beginning, she surprised the public in 2011 by a return to her first love, jazz, with “Bubble bath & Champagne”, an album followed by a volume 2, and which would take France D’Amour to the international stages of major jazz festivals.
A dynamic artist with countless qualities, France D’Amour occupies an important place in the musical landscape of Quebec. Authentic and hard-working she has built a remarkable career and won the hearts of all.
About Jordan Officer:
Honoured in the recent publication, “The Great Jazz Guitarists,” Montreal singer-guitarist Jordan Officer charms with virtuosity, sensitivity and elegance.
Jordan Officer began his career as an artist in 1998, while accompanying Susie Arioli on stage. That year, he was among the revelations of the Montreal International Jazz Festival. Following that encounter, Jordan Officer and Suzie Arioli formed the ‘’Susie Arioli Band featuring Jordan Officer’’, which would perform for nearly twelve years, accumulating successes here as well as internationally, twice receiving Gold status in sales. During this fruitful collaboration, in addition to composition and interpretation, Jordan Officer would also produce four group albums.
In the spring of 2010, Jordan Officer began a solo career and released a first album that would be awarded the Félix of the “Album of the Year – Jazz Creation”. In 2014, a second album would be released and be welcomed by critics, appreciated by the public and followed by a major tour that would culminate with three sold-out performances at the Montreal International Jazz Festival.
In the fall, Jordan Officer released a third album that pays tribute to the songs that marked his career as an artist, playing Tom Waits, Phil Spector and Bob Dylan, while affirming his maturity as a singer and his virtuosity as a guitarist. This adventure would lead him to offer shows throughout Quebec, but also in the United States and Europe.
Whether in the company of Susie Arioli or with his solo projects, Jordan Officer has asserted himself during a career spanning two decades as a remarkable personality and a talented interpreter who leaves no one indifferent.
Artisti thanks these artists for having, in addition to their many projects, accepted to get involved also with the performers of the music sector.