Michel Doneda

 
Michel Doneda (born in 1954 in Brive-la-Gaillarde, France) is a soprano saxophonist of improvised music. He multiplies the meetings and the collaborations since the beginning of the years 1980: Didier Masmalet, Steve Robins, Beñat Achiary, Fred van Hove, John Zorn, Lol Coxhill, Raymond Boni, Phil Wachsmann, Ravi Prasard, Joëlle Léandre, Daunik Lazro, Ninh Lê Quan, Alain Joule, Barre Phillips, Martine Altenburger, Dominique Regef, Elvin Jones, Elliot Sharp, Jin Hi Kim, Mats Gustafsson, Sonic Youth, Camel Zékri, Keith Rowe, Tetsu Saitoh, Kazue Sawai, Gunter Muller, Fabrice Charles, Gérard Fabbiani, Bhob Rainey, Bertrand Gauguet, Giuseppe Ielasi, Stéphane Garin, Jérôme Noetinger, Alfredo Costa Monteiro, eRikm, Serge Pey, Masaki Iwana, Valérie Metivier, Yukiko Nakamura...
 
Michel Doneda - The Cigar That Talks (CD)
2010
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The Cigar That Talks, recorded by the trio of Michel Doneda, soprano and sopranino saxophones, John Russell, acoustic guitar and Roger Turner, drums and percussion, is an album of radical improvisation where copper, wood and steel become music by the only miracle of a perfect interaction seized on the spot.


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