Daniel Riegler

(c) Claudio Casanova
(c) Claudio Casanova


Genre(s): Jazz/Improvised Music
From: Vienna, Austria
Contact: daniel@mur.at
Website: riegler.weblog.mur.at
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DANIEL RIEGLER works as a freelance performer, composer, ensemble director and producer of improvised contemporary and jazz related music.He performs regularly as trombonist with Klangforum Wien, as composer and ensemble director he has received commissions from well known ensembles and institutions (21er Haus Wien, ensemble for contemporary music zürich, NDR Bigband, Jazzfestival Saalfelden, among others). Riegler is co-founder of the Jazzwerkstatt Wien and artistic director of the chamber ensemble he founded, Studio Dan.

He has received countless grants and awards (Staatsstipendium für Komposition 2015, Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik/Bestenliste 02/2010, to name a few) and has worked together with artists like Elliott Sharp, Vinko Globokar, Michel Doneda, Friedrich Cerha and the ensemble “die reihe”.


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 »

Jazz in Austria – A Melting Pot of Musical Diversity

This article is part of the brochure “Jazz in Austria”. The full brochure is available as a free PDF download at the end of this page. It is the vast musical diversity that distinguishes today’s Austrian jazz … read more »

Indulging in New Forms of Improvisation: Jazzwerkstatt Wien

A place to attempt new and unusual ideas, a platform for young and talented musicians who are no longer content with following old traditional paths but rather seek to break boundaries, a place liberated from … read more »