Jonathan Fitoussi (b. 1978) is a French composer residing in Paris, represented in France and California.
He works on minimalist and contemporary musical forms. His solo works in recent years have explored a fusion of electronic and acoustic sounds with melodic textures, colors and emotions in a cinematographic aesthetic style.
As a composer of electronic music, Jonathan Fitoussi (Pan European Recording, Versatile Records , Cezame Music) is engaged in practices of analog and modular synthesis, projects supported by the pioneers of electronic music like Suzanne Ciani and Morton Subotnick.
His work has been marked by the encounter with Daniel Caux (Shandar Records, France Culture) or Bernard Baschet sound sculptor and inventor. He has developed an intense passion for recording and analog studio technology, rare instruments, and each composition is the result of his painstaking craftsmanship.
He has composed many original tv and radio idents and themes for Canal+, France 5, Radio France. More recently Jonathan signed his first cinematic score with Marie-Castille Mention Schaar ‘s film Le Ciel Attendra, and collaborated with Ill Studio for The Paris Opera’s / 3e Scène curated by Dimitri Chamblas.
Jonathan will be invited to participate at the 57th Venise Biennale in the French Pavilion represented by the artist Xavier Veilhan.
Jonathan is member and composer of numerous bands; with Clemens Hourrière, Model Alpha or Two Colors (until 2014) association was born under the aegis of the Groupe de Recherches Musicales (GRM).
He is audio restoration engineer at Institut National de l’Audiovisuel – INA and transfer the original analogue source (reel to reel, 78T) to a digital workstation, with the objective to release records, share archives, and reissues long lost tapes (INA GRM, Recollection GRM, La Monte Young, Terry Riley…).
Jonathan continues to evolve his sound and approaches each project with a new direction and different process.
Jonathan is co-author for Transversales music blog.