Laval (Québec), 1949
Composer • Performer (drum kit, electronic percussion, voice) • Improviser

Percussionist, composer and improviser Danielle Palardy Roger is for the most part selftaught. Active on the Montréal “musique actuelle” scene since 1980, she co-founded the groups Justine, Wondeur Brass and Les Poules. She also founded Ensemble SuperMusique, a shape-shifting ensemble solely devoted to the performance of new music works and improvisation. She toured Canada, Europe and the United States on several occasions and appeared at several prestigious international events and festivals. She has worked and shared the stage with DB Boyko, Christopher Butterfield, Nicolas Caloia, Christine Duncan, Lori Freedman, Fred Frith, Joëlle Léandre, Torsten Mueller, the VivaVoce choir, and the Quasar saxophone quartet, among others and in addition to her close collaborators from the Ambiances Magnétiques crowd Derome, Hétu, Labrosse, Tanguay and Tétreault.