Antonin Gerbal

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Paris-based musician, improviser, composer and producer. Antonin Gerbal explores rhythmic and sonic possibilities at the intersections of jazz, experimental music, improvisation and electronics. His work questions the history of the drums, from its origins to the present day, reimagining it within a cross-genre musical network.

He performs solo and in the bands [Ahmed] with Pat Thomas, Seymour Wright and Joel Grip, Ism with Thomas and Grip, Sbatax with Bertrand DenzlerVaka with Elvin Brandhi, Daniel Blumberg and Grip, as well as in orchestras such as Umlaut Big Band and ONCEIM.

Gerbal has written several pieces for small and large ensembles, and has collaborated with musicians and composers such as Élianne Radigue, Pascale Criton, Peter Ablinger, John Tilbury, Alexander Von Schlippenbach, Ari Brown, Evan Parker, Axel Dörner, Jean-Luc Guionnet, Seijiro Murayama, David Grubbs and Stephen O’Malley. He appears on over 40 albums on labels such as Umlaut Records, Astral Spirits, Otoroku, Confront Recordings, Remote Resonator, Shiin and Potlatch, and has toured extensively all over the world.

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    Agenda - Antonin Gerbal

    More info 26 April 2024
    Umlaut Festival 2024

    La Gare XP, Paris (FR)

    More info 28 April 2024
    أحمد [Ahmed]

    New Music Festival, Bristol (GB)

    23 May 2024

    Le 34, Paris (FR)

    More info 16 June 2024
    Zodiac Suite

    Festival Un Temps pour Elles, Asnière-sur-Oise (FR)

    More info 22 June 2024
    Umlaut Big Band

    Musée d’Orsay, Paris (FR)