After two highly acclaimed releases with his quintet, jazz guitarist WOLFGANG MUTHSPIEL returns to the trio format on his new album “Angular Blues” (ECM Records). In his new tunes, playing with drummer BRIAN BLADE and bassist SCOTT COLLEY, he’s creating a wonderfully … read more »
Covid-19 crisis has a massive impact on the current music scene. Musicians, agents, promoters, independent producers, technicians – almost everyone involved in the music industry is strongly affected. All festivals happening in Europe are either cancelled or postponed. To keep an overview … read more »
Wolfgang Muthspiel is a musician who thrives in exploring new musical boundaries. For him, musical borders are there to be exceeded. No matter in what formation or context, the Styrian musician, born in 1965, always manages to create a highly individual musical … read more »
WOLFGANG MUTHSPIEL and his all-star formation have taken a wonderful journey through the world of timelessly elegant jazz in their newest album “Rising Grace” (ECM) Cover “Rising Grace” Looking back on the musical productions and the international acclaim they have garnered for … read more »
Bridging Europe Festival, Budapest/HU September 11-16, 2015 This year’s edition of Bridging Europe, the joint festival of Müpa Budapest and the Budapest Festival Orchestra, serves up a feast of cultural treats from Austria. On the menu is an artful blend of Austria’s finest classical, jazz, … read more »
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 scene, providing acclaim and attention well beyond … read more »
2014 has been a good year for Austrian artists, who are slowly but surely gaining more and more international recognition. With an extensive feature on the Austrian music scene in the current issue of the German music magazine Musikexpress, Austrian Music Export … read more »
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 the Austrian jazz scene in recent years. … read more »
The nominees for this year’s Amadeus Austrian Music Awards have been announced! The coveted Austrian music awards will be presented on the 1st of May in the Viennese Volkstheater.
Treading new paths in an unencountered musical playing field is the name of the game when it comes to Wolfgang Muthspiel’s new album “Vienna Naked” (Material Records).