Simonetta Parisi is an Italian artist (musician and dancer) currently living in Paris since 1992. She published a solo album for piano (her main instrument) in 2007 and has composed a related piece for voice, piano and text, but her regular activity as an improviser has rarely been documented. Today we offer you to discover one of her vivid and subtle solo improvisations, recorded live “Au Chat Noir” (Paris) in November 2018 by JJGFREE.
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After having studied classical music in the Vincenzo Bellini Coservatoy (Palerma, Italy) she focused on contemporary music, improvisation and real time composition. She played with Christophe Delerce, Judith Kan, Véronique Ernoult, Ida Helene Heidel , Dominique Wisniewski , Ren Yashio, Gianni Gebbia, Dario Lo Cicero, Jerome Fouquet, AI Watanabe, Pascal Giordano, Steve Johns, Roberto Robao, Eldo Lauriano, Jean Bordé, Claude Parle, Jean Marc Foussat, Fred Marty, Rafaele Arditti, Jac Pochat, Pascale Tardif, Kecap Tuyul.
As a dancer, she performed for various companies & choregraphers : Myoko Shida, Flagrant Désir (Bruno Couderc), l’Echafaudage (Thierry Guedj), Artesonado (Soraya Djebbar) , cie Instantaneo. She wrote two solo dance pieces “Voci ” et “Frammenti”. She also has developped an artistic research on the relations between dance and music with thr Tracce company founded in 2000 with Christophe Delerce.
She also organizes various events mixing improvised music, lectures, dance in Paris.