André Dédé Vander
For nearly thiry years, the unique sound of his bass guitar has made fans in Quebec as well as in Europe. André Dédé Vander has played bass for Les Colocs (Dehors Novembre), written lyrics and collaborated with Les Colocs, Les Respectables, Les Frères Brozeur, Polo and more. He is a DJ and producer who has worked with Richard Desjardins, Jim Corcoran, Marie-Jo Thério, in addition putting together powerful collective projects like Vander et du Beau Monde, Bass Ma Boom Sound System and Redub Chronique (with partner Borza Ghomeshi).
Listening to André Dédé Vander is like being in the same room with Tom Waits (voice, acoustic atmosphere), Jacques Brel (poetry) and the spirit of Les Colocs all at once. Add a touch of dub, electro and colorful world rhythms for a rare mix and unusual talent. An accomplished artist!