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Born 1991 in Wolfsberg/Austria, Philipp started playing trombone at the age of 13 in the local music school. Currently (from 2007 on) he has studied with Andi Mittermayer at the Conservatory in Klagenfurt/Austria.
My dream band would be a big band but I also would like very much to play in an octet or nonet. I like to work with honest musicians who feel the music.
Road story: Your best or worst experience:
My best experiences are playing, jamming, or drinking coffee in the summer garden of Jazz Club Gajo. This club is in the center of Ljubljana/Slovenia but it's like you are in the forest and it gives you such a great atmosphere to play and relax. It's the most wonderful Jazz club I've ever been to.
Your favorite recording in your discography and why?
I have a lot of favorite recordings but the albums I listen the most are: Bill Holman Band, In a Jazz Orbit;
Jazz is a continuing revelation. The best show I ever attended was the
Roots Picnic at Penn's Landing in Philadelphia, or was it Robert
Glasper's Experiment at Lincoln Center, or was it Chick Corea with
Brian Blade at Oberlin College? Most of all I enjoy playing guitar and
composing beats with my Brooklyn-based group Space Captain.