Submitted by caribu on Mon, 2009-03-30 11:03.
(text from http://www.fredericblondy.net/en)
On completing his studies in Mathematics and Physics at Bordeaux University, Frédéric Blondy dedicated himself full time to the piano, firstly as a jazz pianist and subsequently as a student at the Bordeaux National Conservatory. Since moving to Paris he has worked with Marie-Christine Calvet at the “International Piano Center”, refining a body-based approach to the instrument.
As an improviser, Frédéric Blondy has performed in many festivals and venues in Europe, North America, Middle East and Asia, working with, amongst others Paul Lovens, Rhodri Davies, Lê Quan Ninh, Michel Doneda, Joëlle Léandre, Urs Leimgruber, Thomas Lehn, Daunik Lazro, Radu Malfatti, John Tilbury, Otomo Yoshihide, Mats Gustafsson,.... and developed a thorough work with ensembles like Hubbub, Ethos.