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Meet the Band: Patrice Barbanchon


1. When and why did you take up your instrument? "I took up the trumpet in grade six at Provencher school in Winnipeg.  I originally wanted to be a basketball player but my music teacher at the time suggested I try the trumpet first :)"

2. Do you have a favourite record? Or a few you want to mention? Any reasons why?

"Favourite records.  Miles Davis - Seven Steps to Heaven and Tower of Power - Tower of Power"

3. Elvis Presley or Elvis Costello?

"Elvis Presley."

4. Why do you like being a musician in Toronto?

"I love that there are so many great musicians to collaborate with.  It's amazing to be surrounded with such an artistically driven community."

5. If you could have a super power, what would it be? Why?

"Flying.  So I could quickly get to Paris and back to pick up some cheese and a baguette for dinner:)"