Jean-Michel Van Schouwburg
<p><a href="http://</p>, Belgium
Jean Michel Van Schouwburg improvising singer from Brussels region.
Has developped a large voice - mouth - throat musical & sound techniques and music since the nineties. Throat singing, overtones, jodels, mouth sounds, almost 3 octaves, falsettos, multiphonics and invented languages. Groups : Sureau with bass player Jean Demey and percussionnist Kris Vanderstraeten. MouthWind with Lawrence Casserley, live signal processing a. o. TRIO 876 with Marcello Magliocchi percussion & Matthias Boss violin.
Duos w Adam Bohman- w Sabu Toyozumi- w Audrey Lauro. I Belong to The Band with Oli Mayne Adam Bohman and Zsolt Sörès. The Flames with Marco Loprieno Jan Pillaert & Kostas Tatsakis. Member of Inaudible Collective. Has worked with pianist Guy Strale flutist Adelheid Sieuw, guitar player John Russell, saxist Gianni Mimmo, composer Dario Palermo, trombonist Paul Hubweber, sound poet Katalin Ladik, in trio Nils Gerold & Mano Kinze, Pascal Marzan, Klaus Kürvers, Inaudible collective and many others.
Work with Berberian Sound Studio movie director Peter Strickland as acting his own singer persona , J-M VS. Berberian Sound Studio was awarded and was featured in many festivals as the UK cult movie 2012.
Has organized +160 improv concerts in Brussels since 2000...
Holding voice workshop in many cities (Turin , Budapest, Liverpool, Nitra, Brussels)with his own techniques and conductions.
Writes in Improjazz (F) Jazzaround (B) and Oro Molido (E) and in his own Orynx-Improvandsounds.blogspot.com
Performed in Belgium, France, UK, Germany, Spain, Italy, Czechia, Slovakia, Hungary, Holland, Scotland in festivals, galeries, clubs, concerts and movie festivals.
Solo voice Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4fW09-3sduI&feature=share
Solo R de Choc http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K99dYyCERKQ
Sabu Toyozumi & J-M Van Schouwburg :
MouthWind with Lawrence Csserley http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IriH7fyIrZE