The Lost Fingers
The Lost Fingers transform pop/rock classics into fresh new gypsy jazz style tunes, with a hint of bluegrass. The Quebec based quartet features remarkable musicianship, heavenly vocals and creative arrangements, along with a keen sense of humor and eccentric fashion. This high energy and fun show is designed for music lovers, pop-culture aficionados, and even conservative jazz experts.
Representation and Touring Formats
Touring Formats: Quartet
The Lost Fingers have sold over 400,000 albums across the world and have a Canadian double-platinum selling “Lost in the 80′s” album and a gold selling “Rendez-vous Rose” album under their Tiger of Sweden sponsored belts. They’ve toured Canada coast to coast, and performed in over 22 different countries such as the US, Russia, France, Spain, Lithuania, Turkey, United Emirates, New Caledonia and Colombia to name a few. They’ve shared the stage with a long list of top-selling artists, most notably Celine Dion, when they performed together on TV’s Star Academie.
They have also collaborated and performed with respected jazz/studio musicians such as the late George Harrison’s favorite guitarist Robin Nolan, Elton John’s band leader/guitarist John Jorgenson and the guitar virtuoso, Andreas Oberg to name a few.
Their 5th album (3rd in English), Wonders of the world, produced by John Jorgenson has been released on May 6th 2014 featuring the sublime and beautiful new vocalist Valerie Amyot (finalist on “La Voix” Quebec’s version of the popular American TV show The Voice) and the guitar virtuoso Dr. François “La Mitraille” Rioux who possesses a doctorate in Jazz Guitar.
In concert, the group will also offer unique bonus arrangements of Daft Punk, Anna Kendricks, Earth, Wind and Fire, Gun’s and Roses. Energy, swing, smiles, humor, musicality, virtuosity and costumes will be at the rendez-vous!
In 2015, the cover of the album Wonders of the world directed by Caroline Blanchette, Martin Tremblay and Byron Mikaloff was nominated at the Juno Awards in the category “Recording Package of the year”!
Launched in November 2016, “The Christmas Caravan” is The Lost Fingers first ever holiday opus. The album, produced by John Jorgenson, is a fiery, musical feast in which The Lost Fingers collaborated with 16 musicians and vocalists from around the globe. Bireli Lagrene, Amir Amiri, Kattam Tam and German Lopez, to name a few, lend their sublime talents to create a very colorful, harmonious world-music-influenced portrait.
Beside their pop music oriented arrangements, the band featured François Rioux and the amazing violon player, Sylvain Neault, in a fast and furious rendition of “Flight of the Bumblebee” by Rimsky-Korsakov. The video was captured right in a bee nest near Québec. Here’s the link: https://youtu.be/tjwVasiTikQ
After 3 years of research and memorable moments at the Studio B-12 with the legendary American multi-instrumentalist, John Jorgenson, Coconut Christmas is out on November 3rd 2017. This album transport us into sunshine paradises such as Jamaica, Mexico, India etc. to complete our around the world Christmas concept. For this opus, we are honoured to work with Jazz vocal starlet, Cyrille Aimée who has be critically acclaimed by Bobby McFerrin & Kurt Elling as “the next Ella Fitzgerald!” With other guests like Hindole Majumdar on tablas, Guy Bernier on sitar, Bob “La Cuillère”, drummer Tony Albino and the gypsy jazz virtuoso Robin Nolan, the quartet presents 13 holiday’s favorites of different style, origin and time: Feliz Navidad, God Rest You Merry Gentleman, Santa’s Lost His Mojo, New Year’s Day or La Cuisinière.
“The Lost Fingers blew the roof off the tent. What a performance!!! They were absolutely outstanding.” – Jan Riley – Artistic Director, PEI Jazz & Blues