Bertrand Denzler

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Bertrand Denzler (born October 27, 1963 in Geneva ) is a Swiss musician ( tenor saxophone , also electronically amplified objects, guitar , computer ) who has emerged in the field of jazz and improvisation music.


Denzler, who studied at the Zurich Conservatory , initially led groups with Harald Haerter and Chris Wiesendanger . He has performed in Europe, North America, Latin America, the Near and Far East both as a solo artist and with musicians such as Xavier Charles , Barry Guy , Lê Quan Ninh , Urs Leimgruber , Günter Müller , Bob Ostertag , Norbert Pfammatter , Hasse Poulsen , Mark Sanders , Gianni Gebbia , Sunny Murray , Mathieu Werchowski, Axel Dörner , Sven-Åke Johansson and Otomo Yoshihide . Since 2001 he has been a member of Hubbub (with Frédéric Blondy, Jean-Luc Guionnet , Jean-Sébastien Mariage, Edward Perraud ), since 2005 a member of the Trio Sowari (with Burkhard Beins , Phil Durrant ), with which three albums have been released so far.

Denzler lives in Paris and has released around 30 CDs on labels such as Potlatch, Creative Sources, Matchless, Magnetic Environments, For4Ears, Leo , Unit , Av-Art and Fargone. Occasionally he works for the cinema and theater, especially for the director Christoph Kühn .

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  1. ^ A b Andy Gregory The International Who's Who in Popular Music 2002 . London 2002, p. 133