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 30 September 2023
    Umlaut Big Band + Zodiac Suite

    Théâtre de Saint- Quentin-en-Yvelines, scène nationale, Montigny-le-Bretonneux (FR)

    01 October 2023
    Umlaut Big Band

    AERI, Montreuil (FR)

    More info 03 October 2023

    Misterioso Jazz Club, Zurich (CH)

    More info 04 October 2023

    Amix / Mörsbergerstrasse 28, Basel (CH)

    More info 07 October 2023

    UH Festival, Budapest (HU)

    More info 14 October 2023

    Night of Surprises, Stadtgarten, Köln (DE)

    More info 10 November 2023
    Umlaut Small Band

    10-17/11/23 Umlaut Small Band plays Mary Lou Williams
    Théâtre de Saint- Quentin-en-Yvelines, scène nationale (FR)

    More info 17 December 2023
    Umlaut Big Band

    Théâtre de Chelles, Chelles (FR)

    More info 14 January 2024
    Umlaut Big Band

    Théâtre de Choisy-le-Roi, Choisy-le-Roi (FR)

    More info 15 March 2024
    Umlaut Big Band

    L’Hectare, Vendôme (FR)