The series of "Papiers Ouverts" by Jean Degottex (1918-1978) created in 1974 and poems by Maurice Benhamou fed the improvisations of the two musicians. Ghosts, ruins, stars, rubble ... punctuate this work recorded in Belgium, Monos gallery.
Benjamin Bondonneau : Bb clarinet, drums, objects, voice, paintings.
Michel Doneda : soprano and sopranino saxophones, radio, voices, texts.
Benjamin Bondonneau (born in 1975 in Sarlat) is a French artist and clarinetist active on the free improvisation scene. He has collaborated with Daunik Lazro
, Michel Doneda
, Barre Phillips, Lê Quan Ninh
, Raymond Boni, David Chiesa
, Benjamin Maumus, Sébastien Cirotteau
, François Rossé, Fabrice Charles
, Géraldine Keller, Raphaël Saint-Remy
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
, Lê Quan Ninh
, Alain Joule, Barre Phillips, Martine Altenburger, Dominique Regef, Elvin Jones, Elliot Sharp, Jin Hi Kim, Mats Gustafsson, Sonic Youth
, Camel Zekri
, 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
, Serge Pey
, Masaki Iwana, Valérie Metivier, Yukiko Nakamura...