From Montreal to New York City, French-Canadian trumpeter, composer and producer Rachel Therrien boasts an enviable resumé. She is considered one of the most promising jazz musicians, playing a wide variety of musical styles and rhythms.
Winner of the 2015 TD Grand Prize Jazz Award at the renowned Montreal International Jazz Festival, the 2016 Stingray Jazz Rising Star Award, nominated as Best Jazz Producer at the Independent Music Awards 2018, and in nomination for a JUNO Award 2021, she has shared stages with many world-class musicians in clubs, festivals and on television throughout the Americas and the Caribbean.
Rachel has published five records: VENA (2020), Why Don’t You Try (2017), Pensamiento: Colombia (2016), Home Inspiration (2014) and On Track (2011). For the last few years, she has toured as bandleader all over Canada, the US, Europe, Ukraine, Mexico and more, taking on the most prestigious jazz festivals and clubs.