Gina Schwarz
Instrument: double bass

Schwarz Gina

General Information

Date of Birth:  2. November 1968
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Education

PeriodEducationInstrumentTeacherEducation OrganisationLocation

studies

studies (Diploma: Mag.art.)

studies (Buster Williams)

studies (Cecil McBee)

Activities

PeriodActivityOrganisationLocation
2006 - 2007

tours with American saxophonist George Garzone

2011

ever since teacher for bass (popular music)

live performances and studio productions

live performances and studio productions with the double bass sextet Bass Instinct, In The Zone feat. George Garzone, the HH Jazz Quartet, the Robert Bachner Big Band, Global Glue and many others

member and band leader of the jazz formation "Jazzista" with renowned Viennese jazz musicians

Performances (Selection)

PeriodPerformanceCompositionOrganisationLocation

incidental music for the play "Damen der Gesellschaft"

performances

performances at the MM Festival

2007

All about Jazz – New York Best of 2007 (concert with the double bass sextet "Bass Instinct")

Awards

PeriodAwardCompositionAwarding Organisation

Berklee Best Award

2002

winner of the MUSICMAKER composition competition

2007

Hans Koller Award as “Side(wo)man of the Year”

2007

Best performance of the year in “All about Jazz - New York Best of 2007” (with Bass Instinct)

Discography, Projects

Discography:

as Leader

  • 2013: Jazzista
  • 2008: Airbass (Co-Production with Richard Oesterreicher/harmonica)
  • 2006: SchwarzMarkt (ATS Records)

 

as Co-Leader

  • 2010: Butterfly (Bass Instinct - Kontrabass Sextett)
  • 2008: Illusionistta (Bass Instinct - Kontrabass Sextett, Zappel Music)
  • 2006/2007: In The Zone feat. George Garzone (ATS Records)
  • 2005: Eardance (Global Glue) 

 

as Side(wo)man

  • 2011: One Songbook (Mike Scharf & Urban Dreamtime)
  • 2009: Live in Vienna (Robert Bachner Big Band)
  • 2007: Pictures and Scenes (HH Jazz Quartet)
  • 2007: Spotlight on Ella Fitzgerald (Robert Bachner Big Band feat. Karin Bachner)
  • 2006: Moments of Noise (Robert Bachner Big Band)

 

Band/Ensemble Member of

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