credit: Rania Moslam

credit: Rania Moslam

JazzWerkstatt Wien
artistic director: Clemens Wenger, Bernd Satzinger, Peter Rom, Daniel Riegler, Clemens Salesny, Manuel Mayr, Leo Riegler

JazzWerkstatt Wien was founded in 2004 by Daniel Riegler, Peter Rom, Bernd Satzinger, Clemens Wenger, Wolfgang Schiftner and Clemens Salesny (2013 Manuel Mayr and Leo Riegler joined the team) with the ambition to establish a professional platform for creation and presentation of Music by young composers, musicians and ensembles (Jazz, Improvisation, Composition)

credit: Rania Moslam credit: Rania Moslam

The Label JazzWerkstatt Records was established in 2004

2006 Hans-Koller-Preis „Newcomer of the Year“
2008: “Fair Music Award“ alongside „Col legno“, „Klangforum Wien” and „Honest Jon´s Records“

Festival Credits include New Jazz Festival Moers, Jazzfest Wiesen, Jazzfestival Saalfelden, Jazzfest Wien, JazzWerkstatt Bern, WDR-Jazznight, Wiener Festwochen, EURO 2008

Planning, Organisation and Realisation of JazzWerkstatt Concert Series in Vienna at WUK once a year starting 2005: Events ranged from 10 to 24 days and attracted an audience of over 11000 with over 300 musicians involved.

New Music Formats (JazzWerkstatt Podcast, Open-Source-Composition, Open Rehearsalsituations…)

JazzWerkstatt Wien served as a role model for similar projects, national as well as international (Graz, Bern)

International collaborations (Frischzelle Köln, Jazzwerkstatt Graz, Jazzwerkstatt Bern…)

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