Michaela Rabitsch, singer, composer and Austria’s only and top female jazz trumpet player is called a modern day
female Chet Baker by the US magazine Jazzscene. Together with her ingenious partner, composer and incredible
fluid guitarist Robert Pawlik, she co leads their quartet and duo.
With Gimme The Groove, they present their 6th common studio release and celebrate their jubilee 20 years
together on the road. The tunes root on the one hand in the melodic stiles of the Jazz tradition, like Hardbop,
Swing, Modern Jazz, New Orleans Second Line and Blues, and, on the other hand, form fusions with elements of
Indian, African or Latin American music.
Their songs are inspired by their numerous tours of the last years through Europe, Asia, the Americas and Africa,
with 1500 concerts in 50 countries, playing in intimate Jazz clubs as well as on big stages and at international
festivals – from Tokyo to Teheran, Kuala Lumpur to Yerevan, Cape Town to Delhi, Shanghai to Almaty, Hong Kong to
Cracow, Havana to Moscow, Chicago to Ottawa, Penang Island to Ankara …
Vienna’s „first couple of Jazz“ presents a diversified and sophisticated musical experience extraordinaire, with their
signature sound of Jazz spiced up with a touch of World!
They are presenting jazz with catchy melodies, strong harmonies, groovy rhythms and adventorious improvisations
in a fine balanced vocal- instrumental mix