Rising star in vocal jazz, Dominique Fils-Aimé presents her fourth album Our Roots Run Deep released in September 2023 on Ensoul Records. Dominique Fils-Aimé is a JUNO Award winning singer-songwriter from Montreal who puts the history of African-American musical culture into the heart of her work. Her new show invites you to delve into the roots of her soul with a strong desire to connect with one's higher self, and the intention of enveloping you in a soothing aural embrace.

On stage, whether in Canada (double bill with Allison Russell, Toronto's Koerner Hall), in Europe (opening acts for Melody Gardot, Diana Krall and Ibrahim Maalouf), Dominique Fils-Aimé's magnetic presence on stage leads the audience on a transcendent journey.

Long biography

The Montreal based JUNO award winning singer-songwriter puts the history of African-American musical culture into the heart of her work, reflecting on the social realities that influenced the genres of blues, jazz and soul. Her trilogy shed light on the history of Afro American music, inspired by soul icons such as Billie Holiday, Nina Simone and Etta James.

2018's Nameless, was about confronting historical silences and sorrows. This blues-tinged album has become an audiophile's reference recording across the globe and led to two sold out shows at the Montreal International Jazz Festival in 2018. Her second album, Stay Tuned! was a call for revolution. This album won the 2020 JUNO Award for Vocal Jazz Album of the Year as well as the Félix prize for Best Jazz Album at the 2019 ADISQ Gala, was shortlisted for the Polaris Music Prize and featured among the 19 best Canadian albums of 2019 by CBC. Dominique Fils-Aimé [FEES-em-AY] was also nominated that same year as Radio-Canada's 2019-2020 "Revelation in Jazz". In 2021, Dominique closed the final chapter of the trilogy with Three Little Words, a call for reconciliation. The record received rave reviews in prestigious publications all around the world. It made the Polaris Short List, and claimed the #1 spot for best-selling album in Quebec and #2 in Canada.

In her fourth album entitled Our Roots Run Deep, Dominique Fils-Aimé frames her latest installment with a loose, dreamlike narrative structure that tells a story of growth. For Dominique, nature acts as an anchor—a source of inspiration that provides her with metaphors to express the unique but interconnected journey of a human being.

"Just as we cannot see the mycorrhizal network that allows trees in a forest to communicate with each other underground," says Dominique. "I believe our souls do the same and that music can be a fertilizer for this invisible communication network."

On Tour

Music Video — My Mind At Ease

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Photos: Jetro Emilcar and Charline Clavier

Dominique Fils-Aimé's voice—a defined, sinewy muscle—guides her across a constellation of genres.

New Yorker

What she does with her voice is absolutely incredible

NPR

["Our Roots Run Deep" is] a smooth yet uniquely contemporary take on [soul]

FLOOD Magazine

Dominique Fils-Aimé's Our Roots Run Deep is the Montreal-based jazz and blues singer-songwriter's most thrilling record yet.

CBC



Our Roots Run Deep



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Booking Europe
Anteprima Productions
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Booking Canada & USA
Station Bleue
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La maison fauve
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