Guy Thouin is a key figure in Quebec musical history. As percussionist for the Quatuor de Jazz Libre du Quebec in the late 1960s and early 1970s, Thouin helped pioneer the free-jazz scene that still flourishes in the province. He also drummed on Robert Charlebois’ hit “Lindberg” — a rare pop song with a spontaneously improvised arrangement — and participated in the Walter Boudreau-led collective L’Infonie, listed in the group’s liner notes as Yug Niuoht. Read more