live at Mulhouse Festival 2003
Photo: Manfred Rinderspacher

Georg Breinschmid

 double bass

Born in Amstetten/Lower Austria, raised in Vienna. Studied double bass at the Musikhochschule Vienna. Besides playing classical chamber music and contemporary music, he was a regular member of the "Niederösterreichische Tonkünstler" symphony orchestra as well as of the Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, which he left in 1998. Since then, he has been one of the busiest bass players in the Austrian Jazz scene, perfoming and recording with Agnes Heginger, Klaus Dickbauer, Harry Sokal, Wolfgang Muthspiel, Dhafer Youssef, Damon Brown, Zipflo Weinrich, Nicolas Simion, Jasper van't Hof, Kenny Wheeler, the Vienna Art Orchestra and others. In 2003, he was elected "newcomer of the year" by the jury of the Austrian "Hans Koller" Jazz Prize.



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