Ulrich Drechsler
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Instrument: clarinet, tenor saxophone
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Ulrich Drechsler © Peter Rigaud

Drechsler Ulrich

General Information

 

Ulrich Drechsler is known for his versatility and adventurousness. He plays with sound, creating wonderful fluid landscapes whose unique sound is undeniably his own.

Education

PeriodEducationInstrumentTeacherEducation OrganisationLocation

first lessons at the age of 9 years in a marching band of his hometown

began to teach himself at the age of 16

1992 - 1998

jazz studies

Activities

PeriodActivityOrganisationLocation
1999

ever since freelance composer and musician

2004

foundation of the band "The Monk In All Of Us", which dedicated itself to the interpretation of Thelonious Monk's musical work

2005

debut as the band leader of the "Ulrich Drechsler Quartett" (with Oliver Steger, Jörg Mikula, Tord Gustavsen), performing his first own compositions

2006

foundation of the new project "Drechsler" (together with Oliver Steger and Jörg Mikula, accompanied by DJ Zuzee): music for dancing, a mix of hip-hop, drum'n'bass, jazz, r&b, bossa nova

2007

foundation of the "Daily Mysteries Trio" (together with guitarist Heimo Trixner and percussionist Jörg Mikula)

2009

first film music activities: soundtrack for the Austrian film "Todespolka" (directed by Michael Pfeifenberger)

2009

new line-up of "Drechsler" (together with keyboarder Benny Omerzell, bass player Patrick Zambonin, drummer Jörg Mikula and DJ Zuzee)

2010

presentation of the "NeW Ulrich Drechsler Cello Quartet" (together Jörg Mikula and the cellists Rina Kaçinari and Christof Unterberger)

foundation of the trio "Café Drechsler" (together with drummer Alex Deutsch and bassist Oliver Steger)

Awards

PeriodAwardCompositionAwarding Organisation
2004

nominated for the Amadeus Austrian Music Award (with Café Drechsler)

2005

Amadeus Austrian Music Award (with Café Drechsler)

2005

nominated for the Hans Koller Award (with The Monk In All Of Us for their debut album)

Discography, Projects

Discography:

  • 2017: And NOW…Boogie!
  • 2015: Little Peace Lullab
  • 2013: Streamer
  • 2013: Wake up to the present
  • 2012: Beyond words
  • 2010: Concinnity
  • 2009: .The big easy
  • 2007: Daily mysteries
  • 2006: Fortune cookie
  • 2006: Humans & places
  • 2004: The monk in all of us
  • 2004: Radio snacks
  • 2002: Café Drechsler
  • 2001: Nebensonnen

Contact, Links

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