Michael Francis Duch (1978) is Deputy Head of Research at Department of Music, and professor of double bass, jazz and experimental music. He teaches main instrument, ensemble and free improvisation at the jazz department, in addition to supervising master and PhD students. He lwas born and raised in Trondheim, Norway, and plays the double bass. Duch is a member of the steering committe of VIS - Nordic Journal for Artistic Research, a alumni member of the The Young Academy of Norway.
He completed his project “Free Improvisation – Method and Genre” as research-fellow at the University of Trondheim (NTNU) late October 2010, where he has been doing research on Free Improvisation and the use of Improvisation in Experimental Music.
Michael Francis Duch - NTNU