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• World sacred music festival of Fès (Morocco, 2017)
• Alpana Baul (Musée du Quai Branly, Paris, 2019)
• Bagan Films

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About Gilles Monfort

Field recordist | France

French composer, sound artist, field recordist, tubist, pianist and singer.

My work is diverse and expressed through many different genres, media and projects: live performances (electronic music, jazz, rock, classical, early music, free improvisation, vocal polyphony, North Indian classical music…), electroacoustic compositions, phonography, music scores and soundtracks for films, dance and theater plays.

My gurus:
Floris Nico Bunink (jazz piano)
Jean-Claude Ledoux (natural sciences)
Thierry Thibault and Arnaud Boukhitine (tuba)
Ustads Sayeeduddin Dagar and Wasifuddin Dagar (dhrupad singing)

I performed in many different venues and festivals throughout Europe and around the world, from Vietnam to Chile, Australia to Costa Rica…

I had sound creations commissioned by Festival “En chair et en son” (Paris, 2016), World sacred music festival of Fès (Morocco, 2017), “Un autre Orient” (carte blanche to festival “Les Orientales”, in “Lieu Unique”, Nantes, 2017), “Each morning of the world” (2018, web release), and for the show “Alpana Baul” (Musée du Quai Branly, Paris, 2019).

Worked with Ugo Boscain, Fukuko Ando, Mico Nissim, Parvathy Baul, Ludwin Bernaténé, Gyohei Zaitsu, Christiane Bopp, Alain Weber, Maki Watanabe, Julie Mondor, Marc Niess, Theater Titanick, Ulik, Solène de Cock, Le SNOB, Ramzi Aburedwan, François Ribac, Sofia Gutman, Solène Cerutti, Moon Pallas, Coup d’Marron, Claire Hurpeau, Arnaud Roy, Julien Lepreux, François Morel, and many more…


Year Project name Client Role
2017 SPIRIT ON THE WATER Fès Festival Sound designer and field recordist
2017 Un autre Orient Zaman Productions Sound designer and field recordist
2018 La pli bel anba la bay Each morning of the world Sound designer and field recordist
2019 Alpana Baul Musée du Quai Branly, Paris Sound designer, field recordist and singer
2019 L’essence Bagan films Production sound mixer, boom operator, composer

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