…What was it?
Did a meteor fall down?
Was it a visit by citizens of the vast space?
So or otherwise in our little country appeared
the greatest miracle of miracles – the ZONE.
We sent there the troops immediately.
They did not come back.
Then we surrounded the ZONE with police cordons…
And, I suppose, that was the right thing to do…
Actually, I don’t know, I don’t know…
Recipient of a trumpet diploma and awarded the 1st prize for virtuosity in trumpet at the Lausanne Conservatory of Music (1996), 1st prize in trumpet (1997) and excellence award (1998) of the Rueil-Malmaison Conservatory (Paris). Went to New York and formed a quintet with which he recorded a CD, Sarah, released in 2001. Back in Switzerland, he did electro-acoustic experiments and formed the KiKu band. Took part in various projects, did several creations and took on composition commissions, which enabled him to go on tour in Switzerland, Europe, Asia and Africa.
Participation in the classical music field: the Swiss Youth Symphony Orchestra, the Lausanne Sinfonietta Orchestra, the Tibor Varga Festival Orchestra, the Curtis Institute Orchestra of Philadelphia under Kurt Mazur, soloist in the Riga Symphony Orchestra (Latvia).
Collaboration with Léon Francioli, Josh Roseman, Steve Swallow, Rova Saxophone 4tet, Satoko Fujii, Andrea Parkins, Daniel Humaire, Ohad Talmor, Christophe Schweizer, Akira Horikoshi, Natsuki Tamura, Harald Haerter, Les Colifichets, Charles Schneider, Marcel Papaux, Bänz Oester, Dan Weiss, Ben Monder, Miles Okazaki, Marcello Giuliani, Cyril Regamey, KiKu, Eugène Kovax, Malcolm Braff, Hans-Peter Pfamatter, Dominik Burkhalter, Christoph Erb, Piano. Creation of the “Herz aus Glas” show (2011).