Christian Muthspiel

(c) Christian Muthspiel
ChristianMuthspiel (c) Christian Muthspiel


Genre(s): Jazz/Improvised Music
From: Lower Austria, Austria



Check artist website for international concerts.


CHRISTIAN MUTHSPIEL is an artist of many faces. The gifted musician and composer easily copes with different stylistic contexts and is also truely skilled in the fine arts. Christian Muthspiel is without a doubt one of those musicians who can hardly be pigeon-holed.  The composer, conductor, trombonist and pianist has never surrendered to any conventions whatsoever and has never restricted himself to just one matter. The Styrian born and mutiple award winning artist feels at home in a variety of musical contexts and environments. In the many forms of jazz, as well as in world music, improvisation, classical and contemporary music.


Christian Muthspiel: “I am on an expedition with 17 young people” (Orjazztra Vienna)

Christian Muthspiel (c) Joseph Schimmer

He is one of Austria’s best-known jazz trombonists, pianists and composers. He also regularly conducts classical orchestras and writes pieces for them. Now CHRISTIAN MUTHSPIEL, born 1962 in Styria, has found a new challenge, namely … read more »

40th International Jazzfestival Saalfelden: First Highlights

International Jazzfestival Saalfelden 2019

Each year the International Jazzfestival Saalfelden shouts out loud for an annual gathering of music professionals and jazz lovers from all around the globe. This year the well established festival celebrates its 40th anniversary. The … read more »

Austrian Jazz – A Scene in Transition

In recent years the changing landscape of Austrian jazz has been characterised by retirements and new arrivals. ‘Dynamic’ may well be the word that would best sum up the transformations and upheavals that have affected … read more »