Thierry Amar

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Thierry Amar
BornCanada
GenresPost-rock, folk, drone
Occupation(s)Musician, Singer
InstrumentsBass
Years active1997–present
LabelsConstellation
Kranky
Associated actsThee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra & Tra-La-La Band
Black Ox Orkestar
Godspeed You! Black Emperor

Thierry Amar is a Canadian musician. He is a member of Godspeed You! Black Emperor and co-founder of Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra & Tra-La-La Band with Efrim Menuck and Sophie Trudeau.[1] Amar also participates with Black Ox Orkestar, a Yiddish folk band.

Career[edit]

Amar joined Godspeed You! Black Emperor around the time of its debut album, F♯ A♯ ∞. He, with Mauro Pezzente, plays the electric bass in the group. When playing with Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra & Tra-La-La Band[1] or Black Ox Orkestar,[2] he usually plays double bass. He also played violin on the EP The "Pretty Little Lightning Paw" E.P..[3]

Amar is also a singer for Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra & Tra-La-La Band, which shares vocals with all of its band members.

Along with Howard Bilerman, Efrim Menuck and Radwan Moumneh, Amar owns and operates the Hotel2Tango.[2] Once a living space, it is now a professional recording studio, practice area, and live performance venue.

Amar also dabbles in the jazz and improvisational music scene, and studies with Jacques Beaudoin of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra.[2]

In 2006, Amar, with Efrim Menuck and Sophie Trudeau, assisted in the recording of Carla Bozulich's first release for Constellation, Evangelista.[4]

Discography[edit]

with Godspeed You! Black Emperor[edit]

with A Silver Mt. Zion[edit]

with Black Ox Orkestar[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Constellation Records (2006). "A Silver Mt. Zion biography". Bands Index. Constellation Records. Archived from the original on December 8, 2006. Retrieved 2006-12-23.
  2. ^ a b c Constellation Records (2006). "Black Ox Orkestar biography". Bands Index. Constellation Records. Archived from the original on October 16, 2006. Retrieved 2006-12-23.
  3. ^ Constellation Records (2006). "Thee Silver Mountain Reveries – The "Pretty Little Lightning Paw" E.P.". Bands index. Constellation Records. Archived from the original on May 3, 2007. Retrieved 2006-12-23.
  4. ^ Constellation Records (2006). "Carla Bozulich – Evangelista". Bands Index. Constellation Records. Archived from the original on September 30, 2007. Retrieved 2006-12-23.

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