Richard Koch

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RICHARD KOCH is a trumpet player and composer born in Austria, based in Germany, outside of Berlin. He plays with artists like Nils Frahm (‘All Melody’), Jimi Tenor, Hermeto Pascoal, Peter Fox and the Beatsteaks. His wide musical range goes from Jazz and Performance Art to Rock Music on big stages. His debut album WALD was released in 2018, followed by numerous concerts all over Europe. The recent album STADT was released in November 2020.

“Richard Koch Quartett perfectly melts funny artistry and clever entertainment.”
(N. Krampf, FAZ)

“Great fun to listen to!”
(Bert Noglik)


“When you improvize, it’s not the notes that are important, it’s the people” – Christian Reiner/Artist in Residence Saalfelden Jazz Festival

CHRISTIAN REINER is this year’s Artist in Residence at the 41st INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL SAALFELDEN (August 16th-22nd, 2021). In light of this, Arianna Fleur spoke with CHRISTIAN REINER about his heavy metal days, his love … read more »

Austrian Music Highlights #7

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This spring, the weather has been much like the music scene. One minute sunny, the next rainy. Hot, then cold. Events planned, events cancelled. When will the surprises end? While no one is holding their … read more »