Synonyms for demierre or Related words with demierre


Examples of "demierre"
Jacques Demierre (4 January 1954 in Geneva) is a Swiss improvisation musician and composer.
Serge Demierre (born 16 January 1956) was a Swiss professional road bicycle racer. He competed in the individual road race event at the 1976 Summer Olympics. In 1983, Demierre won the Combativity award and the 4th stage of the 1983 Tour de France. He was the Swiss National Road Race champion in 1983.
"One, Three, One". Live and prepared video images for a concert performance with Leonzio Cherubini (drums, composition), Jacques Demierre (piano), Urs Leimgruber (saxophones) and Katharina Vogel (danser) (2000).
Demierre changed his way as a composer to the border of jazz, free improvisation and contemporary music, because he was interested in mixing the improvised music tradition wit noted music.
As a political consequence of the deaths of Leyvraz and Demierre, Switzerland banned some regions of Nicaragua from receiving project support from the Swiss federal government. This reaction also affected a Swiss auxiliary.
Demierre studied at the university of Geneva at the Conservatoire Populaire(piano, jazz piano, electroacoustic music) and at the Konservatorium Geneve(music theory). Soon, he gave up the classic piano and tended to the avantgarde Rock and improvised Jazz. As a pianist, he played with Dorothea Schürch, Radu Malfatti, Hans Koch and also with Martial Solal, Han Bennink, Joëlle Léandre, Carlos Zingaro and Ikue Mori. He performed regularly solo concerts and worked also in trio with Lucas Niggli and Barry Guy and also with Urs Leimgruber and Barre Phillips. Sylvie Courvoisier, Malcolm Braff and Michel Wintsch were his students.
One of his strongest disciplines was the road time trial where he twice won the prestgious Grand Prix des Nations time trial in 1981 and 1983, generally regarded at the time as the unofficial world time trial championship as well as the Trofeo Baracchi a two-man team time trial on three occasions, once each with Serge Demierre, Roberto Visentini and Silvano Contini. He was one of the first world-class riders to use a special aerodynamic bike with concealed cables and aerodynamic components and also placed emphasis on aerodynamic clothing by wearing a one-piece Lycra skinsuit.
Graf studied at the "Conservatoire Populaire de Musique de Genève" until 1989 and finished the workshop of Jack DeJohnette, Han Bennink, Peter Erskine and David Holland. Since 1992, she has worked as a professional musician also in the genre of Rock music and the free improvisation. She has been the member of Peter Schärli's sextet and the member of the ensemble Four Roses for a long time. She is also the leader of her own group and played in duo with musician like Philippe Ehinger (Beat and Lip), Helene Corini, Michel Wintsch, Vinz Volanthan, Jan Gordon Lenox and Guillaume Perret. She performs also as a solist. She works with Co Streiff, Hilaria Kramer and Karoline Höfler in the quartet "Retrabra". The other musicians, whom she has performed with, are James Zollar, James Carter, Tom Varner, Steffen Schorn, Al Grey junior, Amampondo, the Orchestre National du Sénégal, Darius Brubeck and Matthew Brubeck, Corin Curschellas, Hélène Labarrière, Sylvie Courvoisier, Jacques Demierre, Ohad Talmor, Erik Truffaz, Hilde Kappes und Philippe Aerts. She has performed in the international festivals and has given concerts in the Switzerland, Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Britain, France, Liechtenstein, Russia, North America and Latin America and Africa.
Franziska Baumann (born April 9, 1965) is a Swiss musician and composer, specializing in improvisation and composed music (vocals, flute, live electronics). Baumann studied at the Winterthur Conservatory, majoring in flute with a minor in singing. Following her conservatory studies, she completed improvisation classes with Fred Frith, Barre Phillips, and George Lewis. She also studied with vocal artists such as Phil Campanella, Lauren Newton, and Joan La Barbara. As a vocalist she makes use of extended and microtonal, with clicking and percussive sounds, tone changes and language-related techniques. Baumann performs solo and with musicians including Pierre Favre, Joëlle Léandre, Lê Quan Ninh, Jacques Demierre, Peter Schaerli, and Matthias Ziegler. She is also part of the improvisation trio, Potage du Jour, alongside Jürg Solothurnmann and Christoph Baumann. Her repertoire as a composer ranges from improvised works and electro-acoustic compositions to sound installations and large scale surround sound projects. As Artist in Residence at the Amsterdam Centre For Electro Instrumental Music (STEIM) Baumann programmed a data glove so that she could trigger voice and sound articulations in real time via gesture. Since 2006 Baumann has served as a lecturer in vocal performance and improvisation at the Hochschule der Künste in Bern, where she is also involved in research projects on topics such as sound without body and Gesture performance. Franziska Baumann lives and works in Bern, Switzerland.