Guy Bettini

Musician / Composer

trumpeter, Swiss Italian composer and improviser, lives for twelve years in Berlin, beginner of the movement "Echtzeitmusik" cooperates with Mani Neumeier, Pavel Fajt, Olaf Rupp, Peter Kowald, George Lewis, Tony Buck … member of Joelle Léandre ensemble playing at international festivals in Bremen, Metz, Marseille, Paris, New York ...Chamber music with "Margaretes Zimmer" (M. Huber Soprano, D. de Bernardi double bass) first prize at the "Festival Infernale" Hochschule der Künste Berlin. Live music for dance projects like for Toula Limnaios at "Pfefferberg Tanztage" and "Akademie der Künste" in Berlin.

His most successful project in Berlin was Gelée Royale improvised music for the dance floor. His trio "Perla Nera" wins the support in the jazz section of the Berlin Senate in the year 2000. Works in the dance scene with DJ Orlow and with the drum & bass trio the "Human Sampler". Back in ticino receives an engagement for a composition at the "Festival of jazz music and culture in Chiasso in 2005.

He creates "Freenology" a project with the legendary Sonny Simmons, Paul Lovens and Clayton Thomas, concerts across Europe par ex. at the "Uncool Festival 2009" in Poschiavo, 2011 Jazz Festival at Luz as well as at the Festival "Konfrontationen" Nickelsdorf. "Der Ersatzmann" Quartet with Alexander von Schlippenbach, swiss tour. Collaborations with Jacques Demierre and Urs Leimgruber.
Founder and conductor of the Ensemble "Sous-sol" group for collective improvisation, concerts at the castle of Locarno, Casa Anatta Monte Verità Ascona, Church of Mergoscia ..