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5/8erl in Ehr’n

5/8erl in Ehr´n, Bandfoto für das Album "Duft der Männer", 2017 © Astrid Knie

Founded in 2006, 5/8erl in Ehr’n has developed its own musical style: “Viennese soul”. The constellation of double bass, acoustic guitar, Wurlitzer, and accordion makes for a special timbre; the mix of jazz, soul, and blues for a unique flair. Since its … read more »

5K HD

5K HD (c) Ingo Pertramer

5K HD is the moniker of Austrian jazz band Kompost 3 and singer Mira Lu Kovacs of Schmieds Puls. They combine jazz, sound experiments, pop, and cinematic surprises. The ensemble is also expert at creating a subtle kind of funk. This supergroup, that doesn’t … read more »

Aramboa

Aramboa, Pressefoto © Michael Inmann

Downbeat, Triphop, IDM, Neo-Soul, Bass Music, Dupstep, Jazz – that are all insufficient terms, if you want to describe the sound of Aramboa. The real essence of the musical style the Austrian producer Moritz Scharf and voalist Elena Shirin want to create … read more »

Auer, Christoph Pepe

Christoph Pepe Auer (c) Thomas Radlwimmer

Christoph Pepe Auer is a busy man and took his time for his first solo album. Apart from being involved in various projects and playing a lot of live concerts, working as the boss of the record label Session Work Records seems to have been … read more »

Bakanic, Christian

Bakanic (c) Julia Wesely

Christian Bakanic, an Austrian accordionist and composer, studied folk music at the Johann Joseph Fux conservatory in Graz, classical accordion at Graz University of Arts and has already made his mark as a jazz musician in Austria. His musical approaches and experiences … read more »

BartolomeyBittmann

BartolomeyBittmann (c) Max Parovsky

The bridge that the two string musicians Matthias Bartolomey (cello) and Klemens Bittmann (violin, viola, mandola) draw in their diversified musical renditions, ranges from classically-oriented chamber music, through various sidesteps towards jazz, to accents of rock and pop. As BartolomeyBittmann they share … read more »

Berauer, Johannes

Johannes Berauer, Portraitfoto © Frank G. Brody

Johannes Berauer – a former student of Jazz legend Bob Brookmeyer – studied composition and Jazz piano at the New England Conservatory and Berklee College in Boston, as well as the Anton Bruckner Private University in Linz. Johannes Berauer effortlessly navigates around … read more »

Boros, Zsófia

Zsófia Boros (c) Michael Matejcik

It was already clear from her debut album “En otra parte” (2013) that Zsófia Boros is a true master of the acoustic guitar. The delicate, sophisticated, and powerful way in which the Hungarian born and Vienna based musician breathed life in to her melodies turning them … read more »

Breinschmid, Georg

Georg Breinschmid, Portraitfoto © Julia Wesely

Georg Breinschmid was born in 1973 and lives in Vienna. He is one of the leading Austrian jazz musicians on the international scene. Breinschmid studied classical bass at Vienna University. As a student he worked as a substitute in the big Viennese … read more »

chuffDRONE

chuffDrone © Hans Klestorfer

The five musicians of chuffDRONE aren’t really fans of the idea of following musical dogmas. Ever since their foundation in the year of 2012 they don’t feel bound to the traditional rules of jazz, preferring instead to set their own musical accents. The … read more »