Bertrand Gauguet is a musician trudging through a practice without hierarchy involving sound and music: as an improvising saxophonist, composer of electronic music and as a sounds collector.
He has been playing since the early 2000s the alto saxophone in contexts of solo and group improvisation. His approach to the saxophone explores extended techniques, multiphony and microphony.
It has been programmed in numerous festivals of new and experimental music in France and abroad (Europe, USA, Japan …).
Collaborations with John Tilbury, Robin Hayward, Eddie Prevost, Franz Hautzinger, Thomas Lehn, Xavier Charles, Sophie Agnel, Andrea Neumann, Pascal Battus, Eric La Casa, Michel Doneda the Insub Meta Orchestra Seijiro Murayama Tetuzi Akiyama Toshimaru Nakamura , John Butcher, Axel Dörner, Isabelle Duthoit …
Composer of electronic music, many collaborations with the cinema, the dance and the radio. He realized the album The Torn Map in 2013.
His interests are musical and non-musical; On sound as meditation support; On the breath; on learning processes related to sound and music, the sound phenomena, the various reports and his music have with space, body and memory.
He was a resident of the villa Kujoyama in Kyoto in 2011. He initiated the shakuhachi while studying Honkyoku directory with Yoshio Kurahashi.
His discography includes 14 albums published by the label Another Timbre, Monotype, Amor Fati, Herbal, Amor Fati, Creative Sources and Ear Training.