Christian Pruvost

Trumpet, composition


Generous, insatiable and prolific musician, Christian Pruvost multiplies the cooperations for several years, whether it is in jazz, improvised music or live performing arts.

Solo, (« Ipteravox » released in 2010 on Helix / Circum-Disc), he explores the spectrum of the trumpet, from the softest blowing to the strongest bursts. Playing all acoustic, he develops his repertoire very serenely, and adds some objects that bring him a wealth of extra tones. His inventiveness and the originality of his approach has taken him to perform solo in Brest, Montreuil, Paris, Besançon, Tours, Nantes, Montpellier, Amsterdam and Australia (Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane), invited by pianist Anthony Pateras.

With Didier Aschour, he is a co-director of « Round the World of Sound », creation gathering 14 musicians from the Muzzix collective and Dedalus ensemble in a work on Moondog’s madrigals. He can be seen alongside Satoko Fujii, Natsuki Tamura and Peter Orins in the spectacular franco-japanese quartet Kaze (2 albums and several tours in Japan, Israel, and in the USA/Canada since 2011, and a Japanese tour in preparation for september 2014).
In a new project called PCM Bla∫t, Christian Pruvost surrounds himself with Maxime Morel (tuba) and Samuel Carpentier (trombone). Together they explore many repertoires - from medieval music to the composers of the XXIst century - but also improvised forms ; altogether in a theatrical and experimental approach. He is also a member of Circum Grand Orchestra, which releases its third album composed by Christophe Hache in 2014, and la Pieuvre, the improvisation orchestra conducted by Olivier Benoit.

Blowing masseur in Ziph (collective of individual balloon-membrane horns and creator of the concept of sound massages), he also takes part in the Wabla project with Thierry Madiot, Yanik Miossec and David Bausseron. He can be seen in duo with bass player Nicolas Mahieux, in Flu(o), Arsis quartet, in the orchestra of Zoone Libre collective Vazytouille and in two shows carried by la Cie Générale d’Imaginaire [dukõne] and [ nu ].

Collaborations with Axel Dörner, Olivier Benoit, Jérémie Ternoy, Nicolas Mahieux, Otomo Yoshihide, Mina Small, Sean Baxter, Benoît Delbecq, Alain Gibert, Carole Rieussec, Roger Cochini, Sophia Domancich, Giovanna Marini, Didier Levallet, Lucia Recio, Li Ping Ting, Patricia Kuypers, Thierry Madiot, Sophie Agnel, Satoko Fuji, Natsuki Tamura, Jérôme Noetinger, Benjamin Duboc, Didier Lasserre, Makoto Sato, Lionel Marchetti, Cor Fuhler, John Edwards, Tony Buck, Daunik Lazro…

Next events for Christian Pruvost

Wednesday 22 May à 20h30

Kaze + Kaikou
La malterie, Lille (59)

Saturday 25 May à 20h30

Ritual - Organik Orkeztra
Festival Primaderan - Salle Inessa de Gaxen, La Bastide Clairence (64)
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Thursday 30 May à 22h30

Kaze + Pruvost/Orins
Festival Bordures, Langon (35)
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Saturday 1 June à 18h15

Kaze
Citadelic Festival - Citadelpark, Gand (Belgique)
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Sunday 2 June à 15h30

Parcours improvisé avec Satoko Fujii
Citadelic Festival - Citadelpark, Gand (Belgique)
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Tuesday 4 June à 20h00

Counting to Seven - Dedalus
Festival Suoni per il Popolo - la Sala Rossa, Montréal (Canada)
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Muzzix is a collective composed of 30 musicians and based in Lille (northern France). It supports each year many artistic projects going from contemporary jazz to experimental and improvised musics, performed in many various ways, from solo to full orchestra, from concerts to installations or performances.
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