Jazz Musician of the Day: Wolfgang Muthspiel

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All About Jazz is celebrating Wolfgang Muthspiel's birthday today!

Born in 1965, guitarist Wolfgang Muthspiel lives in Vienna. 30 CDs with mainly his own compositions document his work as bandleader and co-leader.

Being trained as a classical musician he approaches the acoustic guitar with the same ease as improvisation and jazz.
 His Mozart-loving father encouraged him to start with violin playing at age six. At the age 14, he switched to guitar and started to create his own music with his brother Christian. His interest for improvisation led on to jazz.

He moved to Boston/Massachusetts and attended the Berklee College of Music on a...Read more.

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