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Bi-Ki ?

Bi-Ki ?
Created in 2012, the saxophone duet Bi-Ki ? (Sakina Abdou and Jean-Baptiste Rubin) shows and questions the meeting of two sound identities and two personal paths around the same instrument. In concert situations, usually in the middle of the audience, the duet sculpts a sound material that draws on the acoustic resources of the place they play in. Two voices mix, follow and avoid each other, exploring all the possibilities of the instrument, the density of the timbre as its fragility, and playing with the sound space, real or fantasized. Careful writing, wide open to intuition, takes the listener to unsettling auditory senses, sometimes driving the eardrums crazy. Their debut CD is the result of a work on space and sound environments with saxophone player and multifaceted artist Jean-Luc Guionnet.
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Bi-Ki ? — Quelque Chose au Milieu Bi-Ki ? — Quelque Chose au Milieu
(Circum-Disc LX008, 2016, CD)

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