Reaching In, Reaching Out

The Despax String Quartet and Modasaurus express their internal thoughts, deep emotions and hope in a classical-jazz fusion journey with works by James McGowan.

James McGowan, piano
Alex Moxon, electric guitar
Jean-Philippe (JP) Lapensée, electric bass
James Holmes, drums
Cendrine Despax, violin
Jean Despax, violin
Olivier Philippe-Auguste, viola
Valérie Despax, cello


(All compositions by James McGowan)

Part 1: Confronting our internal

Thoughts and Prayers
Internal Conflict
Grief and Despair
Uncertain Future
Reaching In

Part 2: Engaging with the external

Through My Tears, I Smile
Time to Rise
Alone in a Crowd
Inner Peace
Reaching Out


The performers acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts in producing this concert.