Pierre-Antoine Badaroux, saxophone player, composer, producer and teacher, is an active member of european contemporary musics. His work focuses on an exploration of the relationships between music writing, composition, predefined, undefined and improvised forms. compositeur, producteur et enseignant, est un membre actif des musiques contemporaines européennes. Son travail s'axe autour d'une exploration des rapports entre les formes d'écriture, de composition, de prédéfini, d'indéfini et d'improvisé. All those concerns are deeply rooted inside his multiple productions: as a performer in the Hodos ensemble, a composer in his sextet, a solo improviser, an archivist as producer and member of Umlaut Records label, a teacher at Lille conservatory, a be-bop deconstruction worker with Peeping Tom quartet or a rebuilder of the music and dance from the 30s with the Umlaut Big Band.
The sound of Pierre-Antoine Badaroux is full, neither too dark neither too bright, and keep the balance between softness and power. The mouthpiece we created for Pierre-Antoine gives him the possibility to deploy easily this timbre in all the registers of the alto.