BIOGRAPHY

Born in Sorel Quebec, guitarist / composer / songwriter / producer Pierre Coté is one of the busiest studio/live musicians on the Montréal music scene. Over the last 20 years, he has toured or recorded with artists such as Jim Corcoran, Celine Dion, Carol Welsman, The Benny Goodman Orchestra (New York), Alain Caron (UZEB), Le Cirque du Soleil, Jimmy Haslip (Yellowjackets), Ken Peplowski, Dave Liebman, (New York) and countless others. Equally versed in jazz, blues, pop and country, he has played on several recording sessions.

Pierre has also written music and several songs for various Hollywood and Canadian movie productions as well as themes for television. He was also nominated for several "Adisq" (Québec) and "Juno" (Canada) awards as a producer/arranger, composer and musician. He has just released his first solo jazz project "Amerika Plads", featuring fellow Juno nominee, saxophonist Chet Doxas.

RECENT PROJECTS:

(2011-2009)

CD's:

Alain Caron "Septentrion" (guitarist)

Nicole Martin "Cocktail de douceur" (guitarist)
***Adisq 2010 nomination for Jazz vocal album of the year***

Dominica Mérola "Apassionnata" (arranger / multi-instrumentalist /engineer)

Johanne Provencher "Real country" (producer / arranger / multi-instrumentalist / engineer)
***Adisq 2010 nomination for country album of the year***

Johanne Cantara, (producer / arranger / musician / mixing engineer)
***Adisq 2010 nomination for Jazz vocal album of the year***
***Soba 2011 double-nominated***

Carol Welsman "I like men" (guitarist)
***USA Today (Journal) "Top 5 Pick of the Year"

Carol Welsman. "Memories of you - The music of Benny Goodman" (guitarist)

Sonia Johnson, "Le carré de nos amours" (guitarist)

Kevin Parent, self-titled (guitarist)

(2008-2007)

Carol Welsman, self-titled (guitarist)

Renee Martel, "L'héritage" (guitarist / co-arranger)
***Adisq 2008 winner, "Country album of the year"***

Johanne Cantara, self-titled (producer / arranger / musician / mixing engineer)
***Adisq 2008 nomination for Jazz vocal album of the year***
***Soba awards winner for "Best new artist" ***

Micheal, "Il tempo" (guitarist)
***Adisq 2008 winner "World music album of the year"***

(Before 2007)

Johanne Provencher. "Fille de cœur" (producer / arranger / songwriter / multi-instrumentalist / engineer / mixer)

Paul Demers, self-titled (producer / arranger / musician)

Bourbon Gauthier, "Rien pour me plaindre" (co-producer/musician)

Marie Denise Pelletier, "Le sixième jour" (arranger / musician)

Jim Corcoran, "Pages blanches" (arranger / musician / composer)
***Juno 2006 winner "Francophone album of the year"

Jim Corcoran, "Portraits" (arrangeur / musicien)
*** Adisq 1997 winner "Folk album of the year"***

Recent Tours

- Alain Caron (Quebec, Europe, Japon 2010)
- Dominica Merola (Québec 2008 à 2011)
- Carol Welsman (Japon 2009)
- Benny Goodman orchestra (Japon, 2009)
- Johanne Cantara (Québec 2009 à 2011)
- Johanne Provencher (France, 2009, Québec 2008 à 2011)

 

2011 PJP Musique / Accueil