Christine Wodrascka

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Christine Wodrascka (born June 15, 1957 in Aix-en-Provence ) is a French pianist who moves between creative jazz , free improvisational music and contemporary composition music .

Live and act

Wodrascka, whose grandfather is Charles Rostaing , studied musicology and piano after taking classical piano lessons. In Bordeaux she received an interpretation award; then she became a member of the improvisation group Nothing Toulouse . She has performed with musicians such as Marion Brown , Curtis Clark, Yves Romain, Hans Koch , François Raulin , Joëlle Léandre and Ramón López . She recorded with Sophie Agnel , the Chiens mechants (with Philippe Deschepper ) or the Pianokwartet (with Fred Van Hove ). Wodrascka has also performed in the following ensembles: Système friche , with Jacques Di Donato and Xavier Charles , Vents d'Est under the direction of Michel Montanaro, in the trio with Joëlle Léandre and Maarten ten Horn, in the Trio Krizda with Gunda Gottschalk and Isabelle Duthoit , in the quartet with Jean-Marc Montera , Paul Lovens and Floros Floridis , in the Alex Grillo Quartet l'Amour (with Didier Petit & Hélène Labarrière ), the Boumag Connexion with Véronique Magdelenat, Bernard Santacruz and Lucia Recio and the KWAC quartet with Géraldine Keller , Sophie Agnel and Jean-Luc Cappozzo . She also worked in the AGiiiiR quartet with André Goudbeek , Peter Jacquemyn and Lê Quan Ninh . She presented herself at numerous festivals in France, but also at the Total Music Meeting and the Zurich Taktlos Festival .

Discographic notes

  • 1994 - Transkeï with Yves Romain, Jean-Marc Montera, Youval Micenmacher , Live au Petit Faucheux, WMD
  • 1996 - Vertical solo, Free Music Production
  • 2000 - Stone, Brick, Glass, Wood, Wire (Graphics Scores 1986-1996) Orchester International Occasional Ensemble conducted by Fred Frith , Dischi Di Angelica
  • 2001 - Ramón López, Christine Wodrascka Aux Portes du Matin Leo Records
  • 2002 - Ivo Perelman The Ventriloquist , Leo Records
  • 2009 - Ramón López, Christine Wodrascka Momentos Leo Records

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