April 23 – 26, 2015
Each year the international jazz music fair and showcase festival jazzahead! offers a rich and diverse program that gives music agencies, labels, media representatives, producers and event organizers the opportunity to establish new contacts and expand their networks. The showcase festival features top-notch jazz acts from around the world and has established itself as one of the most important international networking spaces for jazz musicians. Bands that perform here have previously submitted an application and have been selected by a jury of experts.
This year David Helbock’s project RANDOM/CONTROL has been chosen and confirmed as part of the showcase program, which is a unique opportunity to perform in front of international industry professionals who could possibly boost their career.
jazzahead! 2014 facts and figures:
- more than 700 exhibiting companies from 38 countries
- more than 2,500 registered delegates from 50 countries (business activities of participants included: artists, bookers, labels, agencies, publishers, distributors, production companies, instrument manufacturers, press,institutions, associations, and more)
- over 100 concerts and showcases on more than 30 stages all throughout the city
- over 12,500 visitors to the concerts and showcases
- more than 230 registered media and press representatives
David Helbock’s RANDOM/CONTROL
Date & Time: Saturday, April 25 | 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Halle 7.1
As one of Austria’s busiest and most sought after jazz pianists, David Helbock has always been a musician full of surprises. With his trio RANDOM/CONTROL, the artist gets his creative juices flowing together with his colleagues Johannes Bär and Andi Broger and takes it to the next level. Covering an incredibly wide stylistic spectrum with over 30 instruments on stage, the two elements “Random” and “Control” are turned into a witty and thrilling music ride marked by exceptional skills, humor and virtuosity.
- David Helbock – piano, inside piano, toy piano, melodica, percussion, toys, electronics
- Johannes Bär – trumpet, flugelhorn, piccolo trumpet, euphonium, tuba, sousaphone, alphorn, didgeridoo, beatbox, percussion, electronics
- Andreas Broger – tenor sax, soprano sax, clarinet, bass clarinet, flute, slide trumpet, percussion
Photo: David Helbock’s Random/Control © Severin Koller