Duo Herer / Pontvianne

Alexandre Herer: fender rhodes
Julien Pontvianne: tenor saxophone

Longstanding partners in music (OXYD, AUM Grand Ensemble, Abhra, Audiometry...), Alexandre Herer and Julien Pontvianne have a common approach to Jazz, from improvisation to sound matter or even the role of the musician. They experience total freedom in their duo, which allows them to confront visions but also to build on their differences.
Through original compositions or cover versions of shared influences, Alexandre and Julien offer a varied program, with or without effects, acoustic or amplified ranging from contemporary jazz (Jim Black, Steve Lehman, Mark Turner) to contemporary classical music (Ligeti, Morton Feldman) and more…