ZCLAM! - Festival

The ZCLAM! Fest

From 16th to 18th of September 2022

Opening day : 9th of September

Anis Gras – le lieu de l’Autre, 55 av. Laplace, 94110 Arcueil

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All along the #ZCLAMFest, the Radio Radio Toulouse will be recording. 🎧🎤🎛
Listen on live so you don’t miss anything 😉 :

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The closing event of the project share impro will take place in September !

Around 25 artists from France or Europe have been invited to come and celebrate with the public free improvised music.

Photo by José Felix da Costa – MIA 2022

 

4 days, 5 workshops, 4 jams sessions, 3 concerts & many more

Friday, 9th of Septembre

A journey with the italian collective of improvised music Il Cantiere dell’InCanto and the french improvised dance company Anqa. A rendezvous between dance, music, people with disabilities or not, and a strong desire to stop the superiority of the so-called “normal” bodies over the stigmatized ones.

 

10am / 11.30am
Workshop La voix et le tambour – IN FRENCH
Listening in 90-minute session.
Free, on reservation.

RESERVATION ON : Atelier La Voix et le tambour

 

3pm
Suono & Ritmo laboratory – IN ENGLISH
Presentation and sharing experience.
Free entrance.

RESERVATION ON : Suono & Ritmo laboratory

 

6.30pm
L’Autre Jam
Jam session of improvised music & dance.
Free entrance.

RESERVATION ON : L’Autre Jam

 

Distribution :

Il Cantiere dell’InCanto :
Francesca BILLE
Alessandra GIURA LONGO
Maria et Nicola GAZZANO
Santina GAZZANO
Giovanna LA MAESTRA
Luciano TROJA

Anqa
Isabelle BRUNAUD
Daniel FRANCHINI
Serge PAUCHON

 

From the 16th to the 18th

Starting at 1pm
Photos and videos exhibition
The 2-year project illustrated with the pictures captured by photographers and/or participants, and clips from the documentary directed by Nicolas Ronjat from the Greenshot Studio.

 

Starting at 3pm
ZCLAM! Records Corner
All best disks from the labels and the European improvisors.

 

Starting at 3pm
Edition and microedition stand
Les Éditions Desespoire is an associative desk-top publishing house based in Paris.
Specializing in comics, Les Éditions Désespoire is very active in young writers publishing and promotion, and release fanzine, poetry, stories and illustrations.
Les Éditions ARTDERIEN follows all the paths of artistic experimentation and
multiple languages (written, sound, pictorial, visual).

 

Friday, 16th of September 2022

3pm
Workshop « interactions musicians/orchestra – machine (IRCAM-ONJ) » (Free, booking required) – EN

With Jérôme Nika (from IRCAM) and Frédéric Maurin (director of the ONJ)

The Orchestre National de Jazz and IRCAM present Ex Machina, a creation imagined by the American saxophonist Steve Lehman and Frédéric Maurin, artistic director of the ONJ; two composers who share a taste for exploring new musical territories.
This project is the result of a collaboration with the Musical Representations team at IRCAM and explores for the first time the possibilities of interaction between the instrumentalists and the machine within a large jazz orchestra.
By integrating devices created using Jérôme Nika’s DYCI2 environment in the composition process and in the soloists’ improvisations in real-time, the computer becomes, in turn, a generator of electronic orchestrations for the composers and an improvisation partner for the musicians.

Free, on reservation.

More information :
https://www.onj.org/programme/ex-machina/
https://www.ircam.fr/projects/pages/dyci2-1/

RESERVATION ON : Workshop "interactions musicians / orchestra - machine (IRCAM / ONJ)"

 

6pm
Anisette session
Let’s share a musical aperitif.

 

7pm
European improvisers’ concert.
Following by a jam session open to everyone to participate, play, dance, sing etc. !
On reservation.

RESERVATION ON: Concert & Jam of free and improvised music

 

Saturday 17th of September 2022

6pm
Anisette session
Let’s share a musical aperitif.

 

7pm
European improvisers’ concert opening with a duo concert «Music & Dance» with the percussionist Lê Quan Ninh and the performer and choreographer Emmanuelle Pépin.
Following by a jam session open to everyone to participate, play, dance, sing etc. !
On reservation.

RESERVATION ON : Concert & Jam of free and improvised music

 

Sunday 18th of September 2022

 

2pm and 3.30pm
Musical Game « Bravo la Musique » – FR
Conducted by Rrrrose Azerty from the french music school Musiques Tangentes.
A fun workshop playing the MUSIQUE BRAVO cardgame, a deck of cards created to pratice experimental and improvised music collectively.
The participants will be willing to play improvisation based on the restrictions giving by an « action card » and a perfom time limit they’ve previously picked and received.
Open to beginners as well as experienced people, adults and children from 8 years old.
Bring your own instrument or contact us if you don’t have one.
Free, on reservation, 90-minute sessions.

More information :
MUSIQUE BRAVO, un jeu de cartes by rrrrroseazerty (itch.io)

Limited places.
RESERVATION ON : Workshop "Bravo La Musique"

 

2pm
Workshop «Appréhender l’improvisation et ses fondamentaux» – FR
Conducted by Nicolas Souchal, trumpet player, improvisor and member of Le Fondeur de Son, in partnership with the french music school EDIM.
For many musicians in training, improvisation outside, or beyond, recognized styles (blues, jazz, traditional music, etc.) can seem destabilizing. Yet it is an essential component of musical expression and contemporary adventures. To experiment what happens when you immerse yourself in listening and playing with others, with the desire to let the unpredictable happen. In the words of Daunik Lazro and Nicolas Souchal: “As improvisers we aspire to the unpredictable, in a relationship of mutual trust. Each one, braced in the moment, is inhabited by the memory of countless music played, heard, dreamed of. Determined by instrumental practice, acquired experience, and by instinct and thought of one’s own.
10€, please contact EDIM for registration : https://edim.org/

 

6pm
La Jam du Fondeur à Anis Gras
The monthly big meeting in Anis Gras is coming back for a new season of free improvisation through dance, music, visual arts, voice perfomance and so much more.
This jam session will be introduced by the founding members of SHARE :
Jonathan Aardestrup (The Community – Denmark), Paulo Chagas (Zpoluras – Portugal),
Carlo Mascolo (Muzic Plus – Italy) and Olivia Scemama (Le Fondeur de Son – France).
A jam session open to everyone to participate, play, dance, sing etc. !

Free entrance
Free participation
Free impro
RESERVATION ON : La Jam du Fondeur à Anis Gras

 

10pm

Undae Tropic

A live performance of experimental music, electronic and techno-pop sounds

More information :
https://soundcloud.com/undaetropic

 

DOWNLOAD THE PROGRAM :

In English – pdf

In French – pdf

 

Poster of the festival

 

Participants of the ZCLAM! Fest

 

Opening day speakers :

Francesca BILLE (educational psychologist)
Alessandra GIURA LONGO (Musician and professor)
Maria et Nicola GAZZANO (close family of Santina Gazzano)
Santina GAZZANO (Participant of the Suono & Ritmo laboratory)
Giovanna LA MAESTRA (History and italian professor, trained in theater, body education and vocal expression)
Luciano TROJA (Pianist and composer)
Isabelle BRUNAUD (Dancer and choreographer)
Daniel FRANCHINI (Dance educator)
Serge PAUCHON (Dancer)

 

Performers – From France and Europe :

Sofia KAKOURI – Zonneklopper – Belgium – Dance
Elisabetta LANFREDINI – Germany – Voice
Nana PI AABO-KIM– Barefoot – Denmark – Saxophone
Johannes GAMMELGAARD LAURITSEN – FRIM – Sweden – Saxophone
Peter ORINS – Muzzix – France – Drums
Wolfgang SCHLIEMANN – Kooperative New Jazz – Germany – Drums
João ALMEIDA – OSSO Collective – Portugal – Trumpet
José LENCASTRE – Phonogram Unit – Portugal – Saxophone
Agnes DISTELBERGER – LiSi*A Collective – Austria – Dance
Michal WROBLEWSKI – Ma Collective – Czech Republic – Saxophone
Yoram ROSILIO – LFDS – France – Double Bass
François MELLAN – LFDS – France – Sousaphone
Olivia SCEMAMA – LFDS – France – DoubleBass
Nicolas SOUCHAL – LFDS – France – Trumpet
Carlo MASCOLO – Muzic Plus – Italy – Trombon
Paulo CHAGAS – Zpoluras – Portugal – Flute
Jonathan AARDESTRUP – The Community – Denmark – Double Bass

Workshops conductors :

Emmanuelle PEPIN – Dance
Lê QUAN NINH – Percussion
Nicolas SOUCHAL
Rrrrrose AZERTY

 

Follow the event on Facebook

ZCLAM! Fest – Facebook Event

 

The event is organized by share impro which is a collaboration between 5 European collectives for music and cultural institutions supported by Europe Creative.

 

You can contact us for more details :

By e-mail info@shareimpro.eu or by using the contact form.

Featured picture by José Félix da Costa


Free Flow Festival #12

FREE FLOW FESTIVAL #12

29th to 31st of July 2022

Officine Culturali – Hortus
via S.Vito Vecchio 5
Gravina in Puglia – Altamura
ITALY

 

This event is organized by 

Cricket productions in partnership with Hortus, Muzic Plus, Corpi Narranti, Pro Loco Altamura as part of share, which is a collaboration between 5 European collectives for music and cultural institutions supported by Europe Creative.

 

This new edition of the Free Flow Festival – in collaboration with the SHARE project co-financed by the European Community – reflects and enhances the characteristics of the the new international creative music, in which sounds, structures and pathos define in real time the essence of what is being created.

Where there is sound, there is music.

Where there is creativity, there is evolution.

Below, a link to a recorded live of a sunset concert that took place during the Fest Flow Festival of 2021 : Facebook live, 22nd of May 2021 : https://www.facebook.com/watch/live/?ref=watch_permalink&v=304430627902438

Program of the festival

All the events during the FFF are open to everyone and the entrance is free.

 

FFF_Program pdf

 

Who are the participants ?

For the occasion, 15 italian improvisors and 6 improvisors from others european countries.

 

Anna Paola De Biase – Alto sax

Adriano Orrù – Double Basse

Database profile

Carlo Mascolo – Extended trombone

Database profile

Caterina Orlandi – Cello

Database profile

Domenico Acquaviva  – Cupa cupa, electric bass

 

Eufemia Mascolo – Double bass, tibetan bells

 

Donatello Pisanello – Organetto bitonico, el. guitar

Database Profile

Elisabetta Lanfredini – Voice

Jime Ghirlandi – Visual

Lucie Laricq– Violin

Database Profile

Marco Malasomma– Electronics

Lorenzo Colocci – Flute

Olivia Scemama – Electric Bass, Double Bass

Database profile

Peter JacquemynDouble Basse

 

Pino Colonna – Flutes, ciaramella, tenor saxophone

Silvia Corda – Toy piano

Database Profile

Sofia Kakouri – Body, dance

Database Profile

Stefania Petracca – Body, dance

Database Profile

Uygur Vural – Cello

Database profil

Vito Basile – Electric bass
Database profil

 

FACEBOOK of the FFF

 

Article about the FFF (in italian) on the website percosimusicali.eu :

Free Flow Festival 2022 – Percorsi Musicali

The last edition was held recently, in May 2022, here’s some memories :

More on the Flickr of share

 

You can contact us for more details :

By e-mail info@shareimpro.eu or by using the contact form.


Improfest Vol. 2

ImproFest Vol. 2

14th to 17th of July 2022

On the 13-17 of July the 2 Danish collectives, The Community and SunShip present SHARE ImproFest for the second year.

Last time it was a blast of an impro party and our ambitions have only increased since.

We are eager to explore the possibilities to present free improvised music to a festive and new audience in a form and manner that will make them have a party they won’t forget without compromising the integrity of the music.

The participating musicians have rehearsals and concerts in new constellations each day and we strongly encourage each ensemble to think of how to present their music in the most inclusive way.

After the concerts each night there will be curated jam sessions inviting local musicians to join the fun.

The SHARE ImproFest is a part of Aarhus jazz festival and was quite successful audience-wise last year and we hope to attract even more people this year. The whole thing will be kicked off on Wednesday 13th with a concert of Horse Orchestra from Copenhagen who is a unique Scandinavian group playing the weirdest and most happening kind of jazz imaginable.

The participants will be a mix of local musicians, core collectives of the European SHARE project and invites from other collectives interested in the network of SHARE adding up to a group of 20 professional improvisers from 6 or more different countries.

 

 

What is the program* ? 

Wednesday 13/7

20.00-23.00 : Concert, Horse Orchestra – Facebook Event

23.00-24.00 : Jam session

 

Thursday 14/7

10.00-12.00 : Group rehearsal

13.00-14.00 : 2 Solo concerts

14.00-16.00 : Group rehearsal

20.00-23.00 : SHARE concerts, w. combos

23.00-24.00 : Jam session

 

Friday 15/7

10.00-12.00 : Group rehearsal

13.00-14.00 : 2 Solo concerts

14.00-16.00 : Group rehearsal

16.00-18.00 : Artist talk

20.00-23.00 : SHARE concerts, w. combos

23.00-24.00 : Jam session

 

Saturday 16/7

10.00-12.00 : Group rehearsal

13.00-14.00 : 2 Solo concerts

14.00-16.00 : Group rehearsal

20.00-23.00 : SHARE concerts, w. combos

23.00-24.00 : Jam session

 

*This program is subject to change within the duration

 

Who are the participants ?

Professional improvisers from different countries in Europe.

 

Philipp Eden (DE) – Piano

Database profil

Malwina Kołodziejczyk (PL) – Saxophone

Maria do Mar Lopes (PT) – Violin

Database profil

Paulina Owczarek (PL) – Saxophone

Database profil

Mette Hommel (DK) – Flute

Nanna Schannong (DK) – Guitar & Vocal

 

Elisabetta Lanfredini (IT/DE) – Vocal

Jorge Nuno (PT) – Guitar

Database Profil

 

Christian Windfeld (DK) – Percussion / Drums

 

Laura Zöschg (DE) – Vocal & Flute

Beatriz Gijon (ES) – Piano

Database Profil

 

Ellen Yde Kjær (DK) – Saxophone

Ryan Packard (US/SE) – Percussion / Electronics

 

Jonas Engel (DE) – Clarinet & saxophone

 

Thorbjørn Kaas (DK) – Cello & Double Bass

 

Lorena Izquierdo (ES/DE) – Voice, performance & objects

 

François Mellan (FR) – Sousaphone & Tuba

Database Profile

 

Nora Vetter (SW) – Violin

Database Profile

Florent Dupuit (FR) – Saxophone & Flute

Database Profile

 

Darir Kalash – Oud

 

Pelle Westlin (SE) – Saxophone

 

And the organizers of the event :

Jonathan Aardestrup (DK) – double bass

Database Profile

 

Nikolaj Bugge (DK) – guitar

 

Jens Højbøge (DK)  – drums

 

Maria Dybbroe (DK) – saxophone & clarinet

Database Profile

 

Line Rothmann (DK)

 

Tobias Andreassen (DK) – drums

 

More information on the Facebook Event

 

 

Let’s recall the last edition with the pictures – [More on the FLICKR]


 

The event is an element in share, which is a collaboration between 5 European collectives for music and cultural institutions supported by Europe Creative.

 

You can contact us for more details :

By e-mail info@shareimpro.eu or by using the contact form.

 


Photos of the MIA improvisada festival

MIA festival (REVIEW)

Photo of the MIA Festival Atouguia Da Baleia

 

THE MEETING OF IMPROVISED MUSIC of ATOUGUIA DA BALEA (REVIEW)

From 9th to 12th of June

 

Acknowledgment to the participants of the MIA festival by the collective organizer Zpoluras on MIA festival website :

"Acknowledgment"

 

Pictures of the festival

Some of the Pictures of the MIA 2022 by José Félix da Costa

 

They talked about the festival - [in portuguese]

Paulo Chagas interview at the 102 FM Radio : Facebook Live Link

 

"MIA - Encontro de Música Improvisada de Atouguia da Baleia, Sempre uma surpresa", an article by Nuno Catarino for jazz.pt.

"MIA: Atouguia da Baleia vai receber em Junho novo “congresso dos improvisadores”, an article by : Rui Eduardo Paes

"Uma grande festa, a Oeste, chamada MIA", an article by : Rui Eduardo Paes

 

 

See you next year !

 

The workshop was organized by Zpoluras and is an element in share, which is a collaboration between 5 European collectives for music and cultural institutions supported by Europe Creative.

You can contact us for more details :

By e-mail info@shareimpro.eu or by using the contact form.


MIA festival

MIA Festival

MIA festival

THE MEETING OF IMPROVISED MUSIC of ATOUGUIA DA BALEA (MIA) !

From 9th to 12th of June

 

What is the MIA festival ?

FESTIVAL OF IMPROVISED MUSIC

MIA is an event organized around artistic and pedagogical aspects of musical experimentation and innovation, guided by cooperation and sharing between creative artists.

«If today we can say that there is an effective community of improvisers in Portugal, whether they are connected to jazz or take more “exploratory” routes, this is due, in large part, to the existence of an event like MIA (…) it is as if it were an improvisers’ congress, in which people of the most varied levels of creative experience and also instrumental mastery, have the opportunity to establish cooperation.» (Rui Eduardo Paes – Jazz.pt)

«Portugal’s Música Improvisada de Atouguia da Baleia (MIA) is like few other festivals. Part music camp, part improvisational showcase and part concert series, this year’s 10th anniversary edition brought together about 100 musicians for 14 official concerts, 24 Grupos Sorteados (GS), or randomly selected group sets, plus workshops, unique large ensembles, conduction finales and late-night jam sessions.» (Ken Waxman – Jazzword)

 

This year it would be its 13th edition still taking place in the beautiful place of Atouguia Da Balea in PORTUGAL

 

For 2022 :

This year, workshop, concerts, aperitif concerts and Jam sessions are planned. The collective organiser :  Zpoluras has invited musicians and dancers from Portugal and from other parts of Europe to participate.

Visit the website of the event : MIA FESTIVAL

 

Below, the program for each day of the MIA festival :

 

Discover the festival with videos and pictures

The collective Zpoluras has shared on its Youtube Channel many videos taking during the past editions of the festival.

 

Here also some pictures of the edition of 2017 and 2021 :

  

 

MIA Festival is active on social media

Facebook : @mia.improvisada

Website : mia-festival.pt

Instagram : @mia.improvisada

 

Voir cette publication sur Instagram

 

Une publication partagée par Mia (@mia.improvisada)

 

The workshop is organized by Zpoluras and is an element in share, which is a collaboration between 5 European collectives for music and cultural institutions supported by Europe Creative.

 

You can contact us for more details :

By e-mail info@shareimpro.eu or by using the contact form.

 


THE FREE FLOW FESTIVAL #11

FREE FLOW FESTIVAL #11

27th to 29th of May 2022

 

This event is organized by Cricket productions, Muzic Plus, Resilienza, Corpi Narranti as part of share impro.

The eleventh edition of the Free Flow Festival – in collaboration with the SHARE project co-financed by the European Community – reflects and enhances the characteristics of the the new international creative music, in which sounds, structures and pathos define in real time the essence of what is being created.

In this edition we will experience the combination of dance and improvisation, we will talk about production and distribution of creative and no commercial music, we will build a Southern Italy’s ephemeral musical instrument and will involve autistic children and yoga practitioners in musical improvisations.

Where there is sound, there is music.

Where there is creativity, there is evolution.

Below, a link to a recorded live of a sunset concert that took place during the Fest Flow Festival of 2021 : Facebook live, 22nd of May 2021 : https://www.facebook.com/watch/live/?ref=watch_permalink&v=304430627902438

 

Program of the festival

Discover the Free Flow Festival program, the events are open to everyone. The entrance is free.

Friday 27th of May

At the Resilienza viale Giovanni XXIII 201/203 Bitonto

Workshops FFF
Workshop by Angela Calia

5.30pm 8pm Improvisation workshop
“Creative body_Laboratory of movement and creation” conducted by Angela Calia.

A movement and creation workshop based on body awareness and creative composition practices. The specific focus of the experience is to experience one’s ability to perceive, create and communicate with the body in relation to music.

 

9pm  Midnight Concerts and random groups

 

 

Saturday May 28th

In Pro.Loco p.za Repubblica 11 Altamura

Workshop by Domenico Acquaviva

10am – 12am Professionalization workshop
Handcrafted construction of “Cubba Cubb” ephemeral instrument of the Lucanian tradition leaded by Domenico Acquaviva

 

12.15am – 12.45am Aperitif Concert
“Murgia Sounds”
return of the workshop
spontaniuos duo/trio

 

 

 

 

In Agorateca via Stefano Lorusso 1, Altamura

4.30pm – 5.30pm Conference
“Thinking about creative music in the digital age: sharing, platforms and music
communities with:
Stefano Spataro “Hysm?” independent label Italy
Nicolas Souchal “LFDS” independent French label
Carlos Canão “Zpoluras Archives” independent label Portugal
Vito Basile Muzic Plus impromusic collective

6om – 8pm Concerts and random groups

 

Sunday May 29th

Agorateca via Stefano Lorusso 1, Altamura

9am  10am Collective Practice
Yoga & Meditation meet Improvisation leaded by Carlos Canão

10.30am  12.30am Cultural Action
Music & Autism: “Improvisation as a nonformal method that aims to strengthen nonverbal communication” by Savino Ciciolla president of the association “Autism Friendly Altamura”, in collaboration with the guest musicians of the Free Flow Fest_SHARE.

 

 

 

Who are the participants ?

For the occasion, 17 italian improvisors and 5 improvisors from others european countries.

 

Angela Calia – Body, dance

Database profile

Carlo Mascolo – Extended trombone

Database profile

Carlos Canão – Gong, yoga percussions

Database profile

Domenico Acquaviva  – Cupa cupa, electric bass

 

Eufemia Mascolo – Double bass, tibetan bells

Federico Ancona – Flute

Francesco Fornarelli – Piano

Database profile

Gaetano Corallo – Soprano sax

Marco Pittau– Trumpets, prepared trumpets

Martin Debřička– Saxophone

Michele Lomuto – Trombone

Database profile

Nicolas Souchal – Trumpet

Database profil

Pablo Montagne Classic & electric guitar

 

Pino Colonna – Flutes, ciaramella, chalumeau

Savino Ciciolla – Alto sax

Sem Devigus – Drums

Stefano Spataro – Drums

Tanja Schlander – Guitar

Database profile

Vito Basile – Electric bass
Database profile

Walter Di Serio – Acoustic and electric guitar

 

FACEBOOK of the FFF

 

This event is organized by Cricket productions, Muzic Plus, Resilienza, Corpi Narranti as part of share, which is a collaboration between 5 European collectives for music and cultural institutions supported by Europe Creative.

 

You can contact us for more details :

By e-mail info@shareimpro.eu or by using the contact form.


SPIME #8 - An experimenting place and discovery...

SPIME #8

18th to 21th of May 2022

 

SPIME is an artistic event, a experimenting place and discovery, aimed to connect improvised music collectives. It’s a laboratory, an unsual place based around practices, exchanges and case studies based on the improvised music and a collaborative creation.

Usually organised in Arcueil in Anis Gras – Le lieu de l’Autre, the event SPIME is coming for its 8th edition this year in Lyon, in partnership with the Friche artistique Lamartine, a place of artistic creation and cultural cooperation.

This event is organized by Le Fondeur de Son and Anis Gras – Le lieu de l’Autre.

 

Photos credits : Léa Chorot

Public concerts and Jam session

Friday 20/05 & Saturday 21/05

Friday and Saturday, you will have the opportunity to come and listen to the concerts and the Jam session* : Concerts (both days) at 7pm, and a Jam session (on friday) at 9pm…

…in La Friche Lamartine :
Villa Pionchon
11 rue Claudius Pionchon
69003 Lyon.

 

Price of the concert : 5€ (icluding the membership of La Friche Lamartine). Buy ticket on site or online : HERE.

* The Jam session is open to everyone to participate, play, dance, sing etc. !

Photo credits : Léa Chorot

 

Who are the participants ?

For the occasion, 21 improvisors will come.

9 of them are members of the collectif LE FONDEUR DE SON and the 12 others are invited to come :

 

Invited Improvisors

Michal Wróblewski – Saxophone alto

Database profil

Jonas Gerigk – Double Bass

Database profil

Agnes Distelberger– Dance

Database profil

Andrej Fon – Multi-instrumentalist

Christian Rollet – Percussions

Undae – Electronics

Bandcamp

Elena Waclawiczek – Dance

Database profil

Julien Belon – Electro acoustic

Baptiste De frémont – Guitar

Pierre-Yvan Blondet – Electronics

Jonathan Aardestrup – Double Bass

Database profil

Uygur Vural – Cello

Database profil

 

From LE FONDEUR DE SON

(All of the members of the collective created their profil on the share database, as well as the collective itself. The database is in open access, so feel free to take a look -> DATABASE : Improvisors Without Borders )

François Mellan – Sousaphone

Database profil

Jessico Saulou – Electronics

Database profil

Julien Catherine – Percussions

Database profil

Nicolas Souchal – Trumpet

Database profil

Niels Mestre – Guitar

Database profil

Yoram Rosilio – Double bass

Database profil

Olivia Scemama – Bass
Database profil

Florent Dupuit – Saxophone

Database profil

Jérôme Fouquet – Double bass

Database profil

Photos credits Alexandre Alloul

 

READ MORE ABOUT THE EVENT (In french)

READ MORE ABOUT THE EVENT (In english)

FACEBOOK EVENT

 

The event is organized by Le Fondeur de Son & Anis Gras – Le lieu de l’Autre in partnership with La Friche Lamartine, and is an element in share, which is a collaboration between 5 European collectives for music and cultural institutions supported by Europe Creative.

 

You can contact us for more details :

By e-mail info@shareimpro.eu or by using the contact form.


Musical Meeting for European Improvisors (MMEI)

MUSICAL MEETING FOR EUROPEAN IMPROVISORS (MMEI) IS COMING BACK !

From 13th to 17th of April 2022

 

What is MMEI (Musical Meetings for European Improvisers) ?

PEER-TO-PEER LEARNING

Musical Meeting for European Improvisors (MMEI) is a 5 day workshop for musicians working in the fields of improvised music.

Picture of the last MMEI Musical Meetings for European Improvisers
Photo credits : Laura Harrington Kjeldgaard

6 musicians from Denmark and 6 from the other countries will have a very special chance to develop their professional standpoint through experimenting with peer-to-peer learning in a workshop that consists of a series of presentations which will form the foundation for in-depth work in ensembles.

Speakers from outside are invited, and each participant contributes with a presentation to their ensemble, allowing the workshop to present a wide palette of inspiration, methods and techniques in improvisational music and we organize local concerts to present our new improvised music outside the bigger cities.

MEEI is highly based on the sharing of musical practices, techniques and concepts among the participants, by having each participant lead a session in their ensemble by presenting something from their own practice to the others and collaboratively exploring this in music.
Focus will furthermore be on strengthening the collaboration and network among the partners.

Below, a video of the first MMEI – 18th to 22nd of August 2021 :

Why this project ?

We want to facilitate musical exchange, by letting the participants present some musical element that has their interest to the others.

Photo du MMEI 2021 Denmark
Photo credits : Laura Harrington Kjeldgaard

As examples you could choose improvisational methods/concepts, extended techniques, preparations, open compositions, conducted pieces, scales/tone rows or rhythmical structures, but it could also be presenting specific music that made an impact on your approach to improvising and explaining how you investigate this and adapt it into your own playing. The choice of what content to present is rather free, but obviously everyone has a responsibility for the others to bring something that matters for them and thus could be useful to experience for others.

The presentation can be mostly theoretical or practical as you like and there can be more or less time for experimentation also depending on the content.

Each participant is asked to prepare a session for their ensemble and send us a short text describing this beforehand.

 

 

 

Who are the participants ?

Jacob Anderskov – GUEST

https://jacobanderskov.dk

 

Mija Milowitch & Oliver Laumann – GUEST

https://improforasyl.com

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Maria Radich (PT)Vocals

Discogs

Pom Bouvier B. (FR) – Electronics

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Delphine Joussein (FR) – Flute

Nout Band WebsiteBoolvar Band Website

Michal Wroblewski (CZ) – Saxophone

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Jonas Gerigk – Double bass (DE)

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Tanja Schlander (DK) – Voc

Soundcloud

Giannis Arapis (GR) – guitar

Paolo Pascolo (IT) – Flutes

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Marco Fiorini (IT) – Guitar

Jonathan Aardestrup (DK) – Double bass

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Tyge Jessen (DK) – Trumpet

 

 

What is the program ?

Wednesday 13/4
16.00 – 16.30 Setup instruments
16.30 – 19.00 Sessions in ensembles 1
20.00 – 23.00 Jam sessions and social activities

Thursday 14/4
11.00 – 13.00 Guesttalk by Jacob Anderskov
16.00 – 18.00 Sessions in ensembles 2
21.00 – 23.00 Jam session*

Friday 15/4
11.00 – 13.00 Sessions in ensembles 3
16.00 – 18.00 Sessions in ensembles 4
21.00 – 23.00 Jam session*

Saturday 16/4
11.00 – 13.00 Guesttalk Mija Milovic og Oliver Lauman
15.00 – 17.00 Sessions in ensembles 5
18.30 – 19.30 set up for concerts
21.00 – 23.00 Concerts at Svendborg*

Sunday 17/4
11.00 – 13.00 Sessions in ensembles 6
14.00 – 15.30 Evaluation of the workshoppen

 

*You are interested to see the participants playing ?

The workshop itself is only for participants, but the concert on Saturday 16th of April at Svendborg and the JAM sessions taking place at Lohals Badehotel, Langeland Denmark are for everyone who want to listen and feel the music on live.

Hope to see you there !

 

The workshop is organized by The Community and is an element in share, which is a collaboration between 5 European collectives for music and cultural institutions supported by Europe Creative.

 

You can contact us for more details :

By e-mail info@shareimpro.eu or by using the contact form.