about

Benjamin Sauzereau is a french guitar player and composer living in Belgium. His music usually investigates the meeting points of composition, improvisation and arrangement.

Benjamin Sauzereau has been leading for some years the following bands, each of them answering a desire to explore and write for a specific instrumentation, a specific sound, and a specific interaction between musicians: Les Chroniques de l’Inutile, Easy Pieces, Philémon, le chien qui ne voulait pas grandir, the Sauzereau/Roosens duo, and a Solo program).

Still interested in producing records in a world where the record industry seems something of the past, and commited in delivering those records as beautiful objects, he co founded with drummer Jens Bouttery the Brussels based Label ~suite.

As a sideman he has been involved with a lot of musicians such as the collective Granvat (minimal music bands Book of Air Fieldtone and Vvolk), Eve Beuvens Heptatomic, the experimental pop quartet Wolke, the soul band Blue Monday People, Hendrik Lasure’s warm bad, Jens Bouttery’s installation and research project Jens Maurits Orchestra, the carribean dance band Marie Galante, or with singer Karim Gharbi.

He wrote scores for film, and worked with dancers (Meytal Blanauru’s « We were the future »).

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