Presented by OLG

The Samuel Cousineau Trio featuring Mike Essoudry and Sage Reynolds

Thu, Jun 27, 2024

FREE SHOW (No Tix Required)
Samuel Cousineau - Saxophone
Mike Essoudry - Drums
Sage Reynolds - Bass

Originally from Ottawa, Samuel Cousineau first started playing the saxophone at the age of eight and fell in love with music and the saxophone immediately. Samuel Cousineau holds a Bachelor of Music in jazz performance from McGill University and a Master’s in jazz performance from the University of North Texas. While at the University of North Texas, Cousineau was part of the seven-time Grammy nominated One O’Clock Lab Band. Cousineau can be heard on the One O’Clock Lab Band’s recording “Lab 2018.” Cousineau has had the opportunity to study with some of the top artists in the world including Eric Alexander, Dave Liebman, Jerry Bergonzi, Donny McCaslin, Remi Bolduc, Andre White, Donny Kennedy and many more. On top of performing, touring and recording, Cousineau is an active teacher and educator. He teaches saxophone and woodwind techniques, theory, composition, ear training, and improvisation. He is currently completing a DMA in jazz performance at the University of Toronto. Cousineau aims to be an active performer, touring artist, as well as a music educator.