Christophe Berthet | Switzerland | 1960 | USA


Alto & soprano saxophones







Studies the piano and the flute, then turns to the saxophone
Since 1989 plays and composes for jazz orchestra as well as for theatre.

Since 1999, orientates its musical experiments to border of the jazz, contemporary music and experimental improvised musics.

Between 2005 and 2009, studying contemporary writing at the Music Conservatory of Geneva with Xavier Dayer.

Created: "Le Grand Frisson", a scenario sound for eight improvisers, and "Impropovision" quartet with Gerry Hemingway, Michel Wintsch, and Vinz Vonlanthen.

Played also with Jean-Jacques Pedretti, Michel Wintsch, Vinz Vonlanthen, Hervé Provini, Lucas Niggli, Jacques Demierre, Dragos tara, Luc Muller, Alexandre Babel, Christian Graf, Cyril Bondi, Laurent Bruttin, Patricia Bosshard, Yannick Barman, Raphael Ortis, Gerry Hemingway, Urs Leimgruber, D'Incise, Christophe Schiller, and Jonas Kocher.

Also teaches the saxophone and the practice of actual musics in the music conservatory of Geneva (HEM)