Gerhard Ornig (1990) is an award-winning trumpet player, composer, arranger and music educator.
Currently living and working in Graz(AUT). He studied at University of Music and Dramatic Arts in Graz, Conservatorium van Amsterdam as well at the prestigious Manhattan School of Music in New York. In 2015 Gerhard was awarded “Best Soloist” as well as “Best Improvised Jazz Solo” at the Riga Jazz Stage Competition.
He is leading his own Trio, member of many excellent Ensembles all over Europe, like Ed Partyka Jazzorchestra, Vincent Veneman 10, Ornig/Rudzinskis Quartett...

Gerhard Ornig


Karel Eriksson is a swedish trombonist/composer, currently living in Graz, Austria. From the year 2009-2014 Karel studied Jazz Trombone at the University of Music and Dramatic Arts in Graz under supervision of renowned american trombonist/composer Ed Neumeister. Karel recieved „Best Solo Award“ in Litvinov Jazzfest 2009, a „Best Soloist Award“ at the Jazz Juniors in Prague 2009 and an „Outstanding Solo award“ at the European Jazz Competition in Rome 2012.

Karel Eriksson


Vasilis Koutsonanos is born 1990 in Kozani,Greece. At the age of 16 Vasilis started to play the electric bass. In 2008 he switched to the double bass and added classical piano to his repertoire of instruments. Year 2010 Vasilis was accepted to the University of Music and Dramatic Arts in Graz where he has been playing with the likes of Jim Rotondi, Renato Chicco, Michael Abene and many more.

Vasilis Koutsonanos

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Luis Andre is born 1984 in Araraquara, Brazil. In 2009 Luis moved to Sao Paulo for further studies and became soon involved in the local scene. Coletivo Orquestral, Projeto Meretrio, Meretrio, Clube de Bolso, Pig Soul, Fabio Goes, S de Samba, is a few of the bands he was working with…
In 2012 Luis moved to Graz. During this time in Austria, he performed with several groups in many festivals around europe (Austria, Germany, Croatia, Slovenia, Hungary, Italy, Czech Republic, France).

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