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eager to continue exploring these new avenues. With resources at his fingertips, and the confidence there are local connections here for the follow through, he hopes subsequent summers will present even more opportunities to perform in Canada.
"I feel more and more comfortable about instigating projects here. These shows were both very fulfilling to me. And I'm from here, it's natural I should participate," Derouin stated.
"I've been going to Lift Off during the past three years," he said. "I started thinking, 'What am I doing? I should be playing, but I didn't want to necessarily headline.
It's something Derouin would like to explore more, particularly with the number of outstanding festivals in Canada, including both the Montreal and Ottawa Jazz Festivals, the Cisco Ottawa Bluesfest and here at Kinsmen Cornwall Lift Off.
"I saw that he was currently on tour with Jefferson Starship but I emailed him anyway,"" said Derouin. "Turned out he had a few days off and replied, 'Yeah, I can make that work.'"
Joel Derouin, a progeny of the famed Riverdale String Ensemble, left Cornwall for studies and the brighter lights of New York City, then Los Angeles, many years ago.
"Then I had somewhat of an epiphany."
Last month, his All Star Band performed The Jimi Hendrix Project during the Kinsmen Cornwall Lift Off in Lamoureux Park, then scant days later Derouin was invited by Zachary Richard to perform at the Mont Tremblant Blues Festival.
"The guys there were like so good" praised Derouin. "Everything was set up for us, and even though we'd never all played together, the energy was just awesome.
It was the first of two neighbourhood shows as he performed in Zachary Richard's band during the Mont Tremblant Blues Festival.
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A local musician with an international reputation is welcoming opportunities to perform closer to home.
I had the resources," he laughed.
Even though the vast majority of his professional career has seen the violinist touring with entertainers from Tom Jones and Burt Bacharach, to Sheryl Crow and Barbra Streisand, he has never forgotten his roots. . Red Ralph Lauren Boat Shoes
Incredibly, the band only had a day's rehearsal time. for America's Got Talent) both arrived back in Montreal on red eyes, before taking the train back to Cornwall, and rehearsal at Dream Builder Studios.
Derouin recruited his cousin, Butch Gerald, on drums. In turn, Gerald suggested that Ottawabased guitarist/singer Dan Sidoli be brought in on the action. Derouin then rounded out the band with longtime friend and guitarist/ singer, Jeff Pevar of Portland, Oregon.
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"But on Idol I'm playing everyone else's songs. This is different. I get to choose my own projects or even play my own material and spread my own wings."
"For me, it was a dream come true. Philipp Plein Boots I'd always wanted to do it, but the fact it was in my hometown made it all the more special."
. but it's come with a keen sense of satisfaction as he performs on home turf.
Derouin first met Richard through Jennifer Warnes, and that led to the collaboration at Tremblant.
"During the year I'm in the studio the whole time," he said. "The only live experience is American Idol, that's really frantic.
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Derouin's biggest influence as a violinist had always been Jimi Hendrix. In the back of his mind, he had always wanted to perform a tribute to the late performer, so he decided to broach it with Lift Off's people.
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