Festival International du Film d'Aubagne - March 18th to 23th 2019

Charles Papasoff

Charles Papasoff

Workshop of Music composition for image 2011

Musician, composer, arranger and actor, Charles Papasoff is a multifacetted artist.

In the recording field, his etchings include his own Darkly Bright, Conversations With Shakespeare (Nisapa 2019), Matt Herskowitz & Andrea Griminelli’s BACH Re:Imagined (Marsyas 2018), Philippe Quint & Matt Herskowitz’s BACH XXI (Avanti, 2015), the self titled CD by Coyote Bill  (L-abe, 2012),  …en duo from Dawn Tyler Watson & Paul Deslauriers (Record of the Year, Lys Blues, 2008) and Coral Egan’s My Favorite Distraction (Producer of the Year, ADISQ 2004).

As a composer, Papasoff has recently signed the music for the French tv series Lebowitz contre Lebowitz (Fr2, 2016-17) ) and such feature films as Le cosaque et la gitane from Nadine Beaudet (Pierre et Yolande Perrault Prize, Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois 2013), Michel Jetté’s Bumrush (2011), Jean-Daniel Lafond’s Le fugitif ou les vérités d’Hassan (2006) and La lune viendra d’elle-même from Marie-Jan Seille (Genie nomination for best music 2004).

Awed by the modern dance world, Charles has composed the score for Ulysses, nous et les sirènes (2010) and Plus seule qu’en solo (2004), both for choreographer Dominique Porte and L’homme filigrane (2000) for choreographer Myriam Naisy.

As an arranger, Charles credits include Soul’67, Renée Wilkin’s  CD (2017),
Nocturno by Bïa (2008). In 2018, he arranged and orchestrated a symphonic version of the of Pink Floyd song book, presently touring the US.

As a saxophonist, he continues to play on numerous sessions, most recently for Goeffroy’s Coastline (Bonsound 2017), Erik West’s Trainz Songs, Volume 1 (L-abe 2016) Jean-Michel Bernard’s Jazz For Dogs (Cristal 2014) and Mathieu Désy’s Contrebasse & Marées (Nisapa 2014).

With inspired versatility, Papasoff lives for inspiring projects that elevate the human spirit and contribute positively to our planet.


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