Christian Bakanic

Bakanic (c) Julia Wesely
Bakanic (c) Julia Wesely

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Genre(s): Jazz/Improvised Music, World Music
From: Burgenland, Austria
Contact: bakanic@gmx.at
Website: www.christianbakanic.com/
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BIOGRAPHY

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 blend subtly in his compositions and combine the complex spontaneity of jazz, the temperamental passion of Tango Nuevo, and the disciplined momentum of European classicism with multifaceted traditions of European folk music.

The essence of Christian Bakanic’s work is the steady motion, the continuous exchange, and not least the exciting search for new potentials. Curiosity and passion fuel his creative engine, whilst he convinces an audience with authenticity and virtuosity.


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