“The Vienna Chamber Diaries” is a fusion my two musical souls into one project: Jazz and contemporary classical music. The album is a blend of subtle chamber music, high-energy improvisation, groove and intricate polyphonic writing.
It is a very special project, recorded in december 2012 by an ensebmle of incredible musicians from both the jazz and the classical world.
The album is released on Wolfgang Muthspiel´s Label "Material Records".
Past shows included Porgy & Bess Vienna, King's Place London or the festival "Jazz in the old town" Warsaw. Coming up in Feb. 2015 is a concert at the prestigious Vienna Musikverein.
the core group members are:
Johannes Dickbauer – violin
Florian Eggner – cello
Johannes Berauer – piano
special guests on the album (and for selected concerts):
Wolfgang Muthspiel – electric, accoustic & baritone guitar
Klaus Gesing – soprano saxophone, bass clarinet
Gwilym Simcock – piano
Matthias Bartolomey – cello
Thomas Frey – flute, piccolo flute, alto flute
Paul Kaiser – oboe
with special guests Klaus Gesing (sax, bcl), Wolfgang Muthspiel (guit.), Herbert Maderthaner (ob.), Thomas Frey (fl.)
feat. Klaus Gesing (sax), Gwilym Simcock (pn.)
feat. Wolfgang Mutshpiel (guit.), Klaus Gesing (sax), Gwilym Simcock (pn.)
19.12.2013 Porgy & Bess Vienna, CD Presentation
(with Wolfgang Muthspiel & Klaus Gesing)
9.1.2014 King's Place London
(with Gwilym Simcock & Klaus Gesing)
23.8. Jazz in the Old Town, Warsaw
27.2.2015 Musikverein Vienna
In a campaign through the Crowdfunding platform STARTNEXT around 40 interested, believing, supportive, art-loving people gave a little contribution (smaller or larger).
It added up to a sum of 2500€ for the recording projects budget !!!
Thank you all so much. I hope the music will give you a lot of joy!