Pierre-Antoine Badaroux

© Joel Grip

On stage, Pierre-Antoine Badaroux is a saxophonist. Off stage, he composes, arranges, researches, reconstructs or deconstructs his own music or that of others.

As a member of the Umlaut collective, he is involved in the production, live or recorded of various music: jazz, contemporary improvisation or composition and experimental music.

As artistic director of the Umlaut Big Band, he deepens through practice a reflection on the history of jazz, its rereading and the work of arrangers.

He teaches jazz at the Montreuil Conservatory.

He is currently a member of the Peeping Tom quartet (Axel Dörner, Joel Grip and Antonin Gerbal), of Jupiter Terminus (Jean-Luc Guionnet and Antonin Gerbal), of Protocluster (Bertrand Denzler, Benjamin Dousteyssier, Antonin Gerbal).

He co-directed with Sébastien Beliah the Hodos Ensemble, dedicated to the interpretation of open works. They have collaborated with composers Philip Corner, Jean-Luc Guionnet, Bertrand Denzler, Peter Ablinger and Hannes Lingens. With ONCEIM he has premiered pieces by Eliane Radigue, Peter Ablinger or John Tilbury.

Since 2015, he is co-organizer of the Jazz Series, a concert series that draws from the often forgotten repertoire of jazz.

To date, Pierre-Antoine Badaroux has recorded more than twenty discographic references.

Website : badarouxpierreantoine.com


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Agenda - Pierre-Antoine Badaroux

More info 23 January 2022
Umlaut Big Band

“Copasetic Jive”, bal swing
Théâtre de l’aquarium, Paris (FR)

More info 25 February 2022
Umlaut Big Band

“Mary’s Ideas”
New Morning, Paris (FR)

More info 26 February 2022
Umlaut Big Band

“Swing story”, bal swing
New Morning, Paris (FR)