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Lucien Dubuis

Briefly Born in Porrentruy, Switzerland, June, 20th 1974, father of two children, teacher in the association "Ton sur Ton" in La Chaux-de-Fonds (CH), Lucien Dubuis is a musician and composer in several bands of avant-garde Jazz and improvised music.

Instruments Alto saxophone, bass clarinet and contrabass clarinet.

Studies French Gymnasium, Bienne (CH), Montreux Conservatory (CH), Jazz professional schedule.

Musical experiences Lucien Dubuis has been an active musician in the jazz and improvised music scene for several years. He also performed theater music, film music and "Chanson francophone".

He is representant of the Conservatory of Montreux at IASJ (International association of School of Jazz) meeting in Sienna (IT), with Dave Liebman as president, 1997

He receives the music prize of the State of Bern (CH), 1998

He is also the Swiss representant of the European Jazz Youth Orchestra (In Europe) directed by Pierre Dorge, 1998.

Plays with Hans Koch, Martin Schütz and Christian Müller for the final of the Swiss National Expositon: Expo.02 in Bienne (CH), 2002.

Receives a composition order from Pro Helvetia, 2002.

Tour in Iran with his trio, 2003

Event for the Opening of the "Swiss Diagonal Festival" and other concerts in Switzerland with the guitar player Marc Ribot (New York) as guest, 2005.

Tours in Colombia, Bolivia and Poland with his trio, 2005

Records a triple album as a tribute to Swiss writers Francis Giauque and Hugues Richard (Voix d'Ici), 2005.

Tour and record with "La Bouillie d'Heidi", tribute project to Le Corbusier by Christophe Studer with Linda Sharrock (voc), Christophe Studer (keys), Daniel Erdmann (ts & bs), Lucien Dubuis (bcl & cbcl), Calle Callima (guit), Lionel Friedli (dr), Diane Labrosse (samp & el).

Festivals Copenhagen Jazz, Copenhagen (DK), 1998

Diplom concert at the Montreux Jazz Festival (CH), 1999

Cropettes, Genève (CH), 2001

Onze+, Lausanne (CH), plays the first concert of Dave Holland Quintet, 2001

Jazz Contreband (CH-FR), 2001

Rhinojazz, Rive-de-Gier (FR), 2001

Cully Jazz, Cully (CH), plays the first concert of "Steve Coleman & Five Elements", 2002

Knock Out, Moutier (CH), 2002

Out Of Tune, Bévilard (CH), 2002

Swiss Jazz Diagonals, Zürich-Genève-Lugano-Schaffhausen (CH), 2003

A.R.N., Lausanne (CH), 2004

Other Jazz, Neuchâtel (CH), 2004

Swiss Jam, Swiss Cultural Center, Milan (IT), 2004

Schaffhauser Jazzfestival, Schaffhausen (CH), 2004

Villa Celimontana Jazz, Roma (IT), 2004

Europhonics, Dortmund (DE), 2004

Swiss Jazz Diagonals (feat. Marc Ribot), Zürich-Genève-Berne (CH), 2005

Cully Jazz (feat. Marc Ribot), Cully (CH), 2005

Stanser Musikstage, Stans (CH), 2005

Stand d'Eté 05, Moutier (CH), 2005

Willisau Jazz (feat. Marc Ribot), Willisau (CH), 2005

La Paz Jazz, La Paz (BO), 2005

Bogotà Jazz, Bogotà (CO), 2005

Baranquijazz, Barranquillà (CO), 2005

Discography In Person (1996) Dufresne-Dubuis-Tolck: Ambivalence (1999) Gillicit Ginseng (2001, Altrisuoni) Lucien Dubuis' Crossover Jazz Trio: Sumo (2001, Altrisuoni) Le Bel Hubert: Deux siestes (2003, Disques Office) Simon Gerber (2003, Disques Office) Lucien Dubuis' Old School Quartet (2003, Altrisuoni) Dubuis-Studer: "Avec les pouces" (2004, Unit Records) Lucien Dubuis Trio: Tovorak (2005, Tovorak Records)

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