Eve Risser has her musical roots in chamber music as a flutist and pianist. While residing in Alsace, France, she merged in to the contemporary and jazz/improvised music world. In June 2008, she got the 1st Piano Price in Jazz & Improvised Music at National Conservatory in Paris, a soloist price at the International Competition of La Défense. From 2009 to 2013 she took part of National Jazz Orchestra of Fance (ONJ) directed by Danie Yvinec. Eve’s multifaceted musical creativity has been heard in various settings, festivals and groups throughout the world. She performs solo with piano or electric harpsichord and a her own improvisations or compositions. She leads The White Desert Orchestra and co-leads, plays, and composes in the Donkey Monkey with Yuko Oshima ; in the quartet The New Songs with the swedish singer and composer Sofia Jernberg, Kim Myhr and David Stackenäs ; in the trio EN- CORPS (Risser/Duboc/Perraud) ans many others. Currently Eve's musical life is based out of Paris where she is involved in organizing creative music live performances and the label UMLAUT. In June 2016, as a co-producer on Umlaut she releases with great soprano Donatienne Michel- Dansac, a double album&booklet of Georges Aperghis works Tourbillons (text from Olivier Cadiot) and a new version of Récitations. Eve has had the possibility to play and collaborate with great musicians such as John Hollenbeck, Billy Hart, Benoît Delbecq, Jon Irabagon, Mickael Formanek, Marc Ducret, Emile Parisien, Jean-Luc Guionnet, Mickael Zerang, Andreas Werliin, Joel Grip, Eivind Løhning, Wolfgang Mitterer, MAGMA, Magnetic Ensemble, The Bridge #5, Pascal Niggenkemper Vision 7 and many others.
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