Philipp Nykrin
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Instrument: fender rhodes, piano, violin

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Nykrin Philipp

General Information

Year of Birth:  1984
Place of Birth:  Salzburg
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Philipp Nykrin, a musician from Salzburg, is undoubtedly one of the most talented young jazz-pianists in Austria. He lives and works as a freelance composer and musician in Vienna.



working as a keyboarder for bands such as LYLIT and S.K.INVITATIONAL

cooperation with various artists, producers and ensembles of different genres (jazz and Contemporary, HipHop, Rock, Electronica) such as with Nina "FIVA" Sonnenberg, Julian le Play, Matthias Löscher, Ilse Riedler's "strange ahead", Falb Fiction, Jure Pukl, Christoph Auer, Bastian Stein, Mono&Nikitaman, TY, TEXTA, Blumentopf,  Blak Twang, Mareike Tiede, Klemens Renoldner, Fatima Spar, Louie Austen, The Merry Poppins, Hannes Löschel, Paul Gulda, Alegre Correa, Theater Ecce, Big Band of the People's Opera Vienna

performances at the Beijing Nine Gates Festival, Odessa Jazz Karnival, international Jazz Piano Festival Kalisz, A-Trane Berlin, Loft Cologne, Porgy&Bess Vienna, Austrian Cultural Forum New York, Almaty Jazz Festival, Brucknerhaus Linz, Konzerthaus Vienna, Chiemsee Reggae Summer, Summerjam Cologne, Frequency Festival, Splash! etc.


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annual scholarship for music


Hans Koller Award: New York Scholarship

Discography, Projects


  • 2017: Songbook (Listen Closely)
  • 2015: Wire Resistance (Listen Closely)
  • 2009: Common Sense (cracked anegg records)
  • 2007: Open Ended (cracked anegg records)

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