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ClariNest+Spelunker - Bigoni / Bittolo Bon (ITA)

5e / ILK, København V

Experimental Avantgarde DKK Afternoon shows at 16:30 - 50 DKK / Evening shows from 20:00 - 120 DKK / All day - 150 DKK / Partout - 600 DKK

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Who said that you need to blow in a saxophone or a clarinet to get some music from it?

Long-term collaborators (Beppe Scardino's Orange Room, Bigoni/Solborg's On Dog, Crisco 3), both esteemed saxophone and clarinet players, Bigoni and Bittolo Bon are confronting each other in a skirmish with augmented instruments.

SPELUNKER is a solo performance coming from the urgency of exploring -- literally -- the inside of the instrument by using a specially mounted microphone system to extract previously unheard sounds and rhythms and develop a whole new improvisational language. Bittolo Bon performed SPELUNKER in several Italian, American and German venues and festivals, involving in other settings musicians as Rabih Beaini, Daniele De Santis, Alfonso Santimone, Steve Lehman, Lisa Mezzacappa, Gino Robair and Lukas Ligeti.

ClariNest evolved from being a self-contained instrument -- with a bell extension and mobile phone attached to the clarinet body --...

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Line up:
  • Francesco Bigoni - ClariNest (extended clarinet, feedback, electronics)
  • Piero Bittolo Bon - SPELUNKER (extended alto saxophone, feedback, electronics)

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