Lukas König

(c) Eckhart Derschmidt

BIOGRAPHY

Born in St. Pölten (1988)
Studied at Gustav Mahler Konservatorium Vienna; Anton-Bruckner University, Linz; Swiss Jazz School / HKB Bern

Was given the “Hans Koller Prize- New York Scholarship” in 2011, BMUKK Start-Stipendium 2014, Bremen Jazzpreis 2014 (with Kompost3), Bawag P.S.K. Next Generation Award 2014, Klangforum Wien premiered Koenig’s composition “Stereogram1” at Konzerthaus Vienna in 2018, Artist in Residence at the 40th International Jazzfestival Saalfelden in 2019, SHAPE Artist 2021

His main projects are currently: Kœnig (solo), Mopcut, Kompost 3, Malcolm Braff Trio, König Riegler and Synesthetic Octet

Collaborations with:
Reggie Washington, Malcolm Braff, Steven Bernstein, Kazuhisa Uchihashi, Audrey Chen, Julien Desprez, Chris Pitsiokos, Jamaaladeen Tacuma, Briggan Krauss, Shahzad Isamaily, Jorge Sánchez-Chiong, Elliott Sharp, Almog Sharvit, Brandon Seabrock, Adam O’Farrell, Sensational, Elvin Brandhi,  Klangforum Wien, Bilderbuch, Hoover Le, Martin Siewert, Franz Hautzinger, Maja Osojnik, Matija Schellander, Wolfgang Puschnig, Thomas Gansch, Andy Manndorff, David Murray, Die Strottern, Leo Riegler, Wolfgang Mitterer, Jon Sass, Otto Lechner, Patrice Heral, Guem, Raphael Preuschl, Paul Urbanek, Phil Yaeger, Wolfgang Schiftner, Martin Eberle,  Sixtus Preiss, Manu Mayr, Clemens Salesny, Clemens Wenger, Jazzwerkstatt Wien, Greenwoman, Ensemble für neue Musik Zürich, Koenigleopold, and many more.


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