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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