Sergio Merce (Argentina)

Sergio Merce

He plays tenor saxophone and four tracks portastudio without tapes, he was born in 1973 in Buenos Aires. he Works in projects that involve the interaction between free improvisation and contemporary music. He studied classic saxophone for 9 years in the official conservatory of Moron “Alberto Ginastera”, improvisation inside jazz style with Sergio Petravich and with Carlos Lastra, paying especial attention to john Coltrane’s techniques and spirit. He Works as a music teacher in kindergardens since 1998. He had realized concerts and improvisation work shops for children in Argentina and many countries in Europe. In the last years he had developed his work around extended techniques in the saxophone in the same way then developing his electronic music.
He had played next to some of the more important musicians of the international vanguard scene: Keith Rowe (England), Axel Dörner (Germany), Andrea Neumann (Germany), Burkhard Beins (Germany), Julia Eckhardt (Germany / Belgium), Alex Waterman (USA), Robyn Schulkowsky (USA), Bhob Rainey (USA), Wade Matthews (USA), Boris Baltschun (Germany), Serge Baghdassarians (Germany), Kyle Bruckmann (USA), Robin Hayward (England).

Sergio Merce is participating in

  • media art show ://selfportrait – a show for Bethlehem – show for Peace
  • Title: “cayendo en cruz”, soundart, 2005