A 3 CD set from bassist Benjamin Duboc: a solo disc of low register improv; plus 2 discs in duo and trio settings with Didier Lasserre, Sylvain Guerineau, Jean-Luc Petit, Pascal Battus, Sophie Agnel & Christian Pruvost.
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3 slimline jewel trays in a cardstock outer box with a photo insert
Catalog ID: aylCD-098-099-100
Squidco Product Code: 15134
Format: 3 CDs
Packaging: 3 CD Box Set
Disc 1 recorded at Pac'Bo, Dignac on February 3rd, 2011. Disc 2, tracks 1-3 recorded at Pac'Bo, Dignac on January 4th, 2011. Disc 2, tracks 4-6 recorded on July 3rd & 4th, 2010 at Studio Juillaguet. Disc 2 tracks 7-10 recorded on July 5th & 6th, 2010 at Studio Juillaguet. Disc 3, tracks 1-2 recorded at Databaz, Angouleme on December 4th, 2010. Disc 3, track 3 recorded at Carre Bleu, Poitiers on October 19th-21st, 2010.
Benjamin Duboc-doublebass, voice, field recording
Jean-Luc Petit-tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone
Didier Lasserre-snare drum, cymbal
Sylvain GuŽrineau-tenor saxophone
Pascal Battus-guitar pickup
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Primare Cantus 42:19
1. Après La Neige 4:08
2. Le Souffle Et La Peau 5:55
3. Il Disparut Dissolu Dans L'air 5:21
4. Après La Sève 2:09
5. L'arbre Se Coucha 10:47
6. Puis L'écorce Et La Verdure 5:42
7. Mais Avant La Mort 2:45
8. Dans Tout Ce Qui Ne Cesse De Naître 3:44
9. Dans L'étendue Du Vivan 4:35
10. Le Tracé De Nos Routes Se Dessine 1:55
1. Un Nu 20:46
2. Chênes 5:15
3. Garabagne 19:21
Related Categories of Interest:
European Improv, Free Jazz & Related
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"A 3-disc set offering a panel of bassist Benjamin Duboc's current work. The first disc focuses on "Primare Cantus", a peculiar piece of music, performed only on the tailpiece of the double bass, and mixing the very low register of the instrument with sharper frequencies obtained with bow friction and mouth/breath sounds. The music here moves slowly, very slowly, but is never static, and continuously evolves through micro variations. Disc 2 and 3 then showcase Duboc's bass in duo and trio settings with regular collaborators Didier Lasserre (percussion), Sylvain Guérineau (tenor sax), Jean-Luc Petit (tenor & baritone sax), Pascal Battus (guitar pickup), Sophie Agnel (piano) and Christian Pruvost (trumpet). Dive in and explore Benjamin Duboc's introspective sonic territories with us."-Ayler Records
3 slimline jewel trays in a cardstock outer box with a photo insert
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"Benjamin Duboc is a very strong voice on double bass, born 1969, studied with JF Jenny-Clark & Bernard Cazauran, and has played with many great musicians (as Ernest Dawkins, Bertrand Denzler, Roy Campbell, Jean-Luc Cappozzo, Sabir Mateen, Byard Lancaster, Daniel Erdmann, Abdelahaï Bennani, Michel Doneda, Daunik Lazro, Sunny Murray, John Betsch...). And also with Henry Grimes for a great duet in Paris. He leads the "Nuts" quintet with Itaru Oki & Rasul Siddik on trumpets, & Makoto Sato & Didier Lasserre on drums. He plays in "The fish" with Jean-Luc Guionnet on alto sax & Edward Perraud on drums (double cd on Ayler Records) and Rocks in the Sea with Mario Rechtern, Eric Zinman and Didier Lasserre. Benjamin has a beautiful and big sound, you really feel the ground while hearing him... it's somethin' ! He also is recorded on Amor Fati, Futura Marge, Creative sources, le petit label, sansbruit."-Benjamin Duboc Website (http://benjamin.duboc.free.fr/biography.htm)
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Saxophones sopranino, alto and baritone, clarinet double bass
Born on 22 November 1954
Alongside his studies at the School of Art in Angoulême, he began learning saxophones and clarinets in a self-taught way. His decisive encounters with first the composer Etienne Rolin and later Kent Carter reinforces him in the idea of becoming a musician. He collaborated for a long time with Etienne Rolin and founded the Trio EVER with him and participated in his many other projects. He meets composer and improviser François Rossé , plays quartet with Kent Carter and meets Kent Carter , musicians like Olivier Johnson , Jean-Jacques Avenel , Takashi Kako , Carlos Zingaro , Glenn Ferris ...
He composes music for the theater and participates with the actor and poet Daniel Crumb in several shows "The small studies of self" , "Love is a dog of hell" on poems of Charles Bukowski , ...
From the beginning improvisation is at the center of his practice and his preoccupations. He performed solo and formed several duets with Benjamin Duboc , Mathias Pontévia , Didier Lasserre , pianist Didier Fréboeuf , trombonist Christiane Bopp , founded with Fabrice Favriou and Adrien Monteiro "Rossignol Genocide", participated in the Orchestra "Le Lobe" Directed by Claire Bergerault , has multiplied the recontres with musicians such as Eric Brochard , Louis-Michel Marion , Claude Parle , Daunik Lazro , Jean-Marc Foussat , Joel Grip , Makoto Sato , Jean-Luc Cappozzo -Brice Godet , etc ...
"I believe that music is formed in time and finds its fulfillment. Programming, defining, schematizing, improvising are the different and not contradictory ways of accompanying the growth of an organism that, like every living thing, is born, grows , Becomes individualized and extinct.The necessity of the ephemeral is the credibility of the form: I do not know the aesthetics of the piece globally, but only the form of a fragment which reproduces constantly as it transforms itself. "
Franco Donatoni"-Jean-Luc Petit Website (translated by Google) (http://jeanlucpetit.name/spip.php?article10)
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"Didier Lasserre was born in Bordeaux, France, 1971. Started the drums at the age of sixteen, in order to live something else. After learning some drums rudiments in the local music school, he works essentially in autodidact, in order to find his own voice. Teaches drums and leads improvision workshop. Works with painting, poetry, dance, super8, photography. Has played through Europe, Russia, Argentina. Has recorded around 30 records (Amor fati, Dark Tree records, Ayler records, Improvising beings, No business records...)
BANDS: Solo (drums or percussion); "Ceremony" with Jean-Luc Cappozzo; "Ici en deux" with Michel Doneda; "Out !" with Jean-Luc Guionnet; "Soft Eyes" with Raymond Boni; "Hors ciel" with Beñat Achiary; "Twigs" with Thierry Waziniak; "Pourtant les cimes" with Daunik Lazro & Benjamin Duboc; "Noise Poetry" with Mathias Pontevia & David Chiesa; "The rich horn" with Paul Rogers & Jean-Luc Cappozzo; Trio with Jean-Luc Cappozzo & Daunik Lazro ( cd on Ayler records, 2017); Group4 with Jean-Luc Guionnet, David Chiesa & Lionel Marchetti); "Délivrance" (Cie Translation); "Ensemble UN" "-Didier Lasserre Website (http://didierlasserre.free.fr/main.php?lang=en&page=bio)
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