Radim Hanousek

composer, saxophone, bass clarinet (CZE)

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Radim Hanousek has been studying PhD at Brno's Janáček Academy of Music And Performing Arts since 2016. He focuses on various forms of improvisation, intermediality and projects on the border of jazz and contemporary classical music as an interpreter (saxophonist) and composer. He went through a long series of jazz and non-jazz groups and orchestras. In 2009 he co-founded the Norwegian-Czech jazz quartet NOCZ (Didrik Ingvaldsen, Dag Magnus Narvesen, Marian Friedl).
Since 2013, Hanousek has been running his own project combining jazz and contemporary music Dust in the Groove.
In 2018 Hanousek's composition It Could Happen won first place in the Karel Krautgartner Composers' Competition for Jazz Orchestra, which is annually announced by the Concept Art Orchestra.
As an improviser he has worked with Roland Dahinden, Franz Hautzinger, Iva Bittová, Didrik Ingvaldsen, Dag Magnus Narvesen, Tobias Delius, Rieko Okuda, Lily Kiara, George Cremaschi, Peter Graham, Ivan Palacký, Martin Opršál, Pavel Zlámal, Lucie Vítková, Orbita, Fabio Delvò, Tomáš Vtípil and many others.
Radim Hanousek also organizes workshops for children on improvisation and graphic scores and authored music for theater performances.