Alessandro Vicard, double bass, live-processing
Michael Fischer, tenor saxophone, violin, voice
ALESSANDRO VICARD, bassist and composer, studied bass with Corrado Canonici and Wolfgang Guttler, Music Institute G. Rossini, Pesaro. In addition to classical studies and studies in contemporary music, jazz, improvised music and composition, Vicard began with radical improvised music in 1994 with Davide Granato and Elio Amato, Italy. Since then, working with composers, visual artists f.i. Peter Greenaway and Saskia Boddeke (GB/NL), multimedia work 'The Blue Planet' (Expo Zaragoza). Further collaborations with G. Schiaffini, Michael Riessler, Benat Achiary, Massimo Cohen, Kuchera-Morin, Agostino DiScipio, Cort Lippe, Pablo Montagne, Marcello Nisinman, Barre Phillips, Gianni Gebbia, Franz Hautzinger, Steve Potts, Vienna Improvisers Orchestra, Music for theater and film productions, including EmmeA Teatro (I), spiral Theatre (CH). http://www.myspace.com/alessandrovicard
MICHAEL FISCHER, musician-composer in the range of improvised music/noise/soundscapes, on saxophone, violin, conducted instant compostions, cd-players/mixer: since 1999 working on the implications of the electro-acoustic phenomenon feedback, i.e. the feedback_saxophone.
Performances throughout Europe and Japan. Cooperations with musicians, artists and artist-collectives, with writers in experimental poetry, exploring the common grounds and images of articulation and sound within diverse projects. As instant composition conductor working with large ensembles/choir in Spain, Italy, the NL, Germany, Japan, Liechtenstein, in 2012 with the Brunnenchor and ensemble for a project of Brunnenpassage / Wien Modern. In 2005 he launched the Vienna Improvisers Orchestra. http://m.fischer.wuk.at
Fischer / Vicard’s tracks