Clemens Salesny
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Instrument: saxophone

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Salesny Clemens

General Information

Year of Birth:  1980
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Clemens Salesny is currently one of the most requested saxophonists in the Austrian jazz scene. His activities as sideman are as diverse as they are comprehensive. But he is also busy with his own projects. Like the young musicians group started by the Jazzwerkstatt Wien. he is also active in various formations.

Education

PeriodEducationInstrumentTeacherEducation OrganisationLocation
1998 - 2005

studies

1998 - 2005

studies

further lessons with Lee Konitz, James Moody, Ronnie Cuber, Steve Slagle etc.

Activities

PeriodActivityOrganisationLocation
1994

ever since pursuing his own band-projects

2000

ever since Salesny/Wenger Duo with Clemens Wenger (piano)

2000 - 2005

Clemens Salesny/Bumi Fian Quintet

2004

co-initiator together with Clemens Wenger, Peter Rom, Daniel Riegler, Bernd Satzinger and Wolfgang Schiftner

2009

ever since teaching activity

2009

summer-jazz-workshops (ensembles, saxophone)

cooperations with Steven Bernstein, Eddie Henderson, Joe Zawinul, Michael Mantler, Oliver Lake, Sunny Murray, Uri Caine, Elliott Sharp, Bumi Fian, Herbert Joos, Harry Pepl, Max Nagl, Uli Scherer, Andi Schreiber, Christian Mühlbacher, Georg Breinschmid "Homage To Mingus", Renald Deppe & die Wachauer Pestbläser, Wolfgang Reisinger, Andy Manndorff, Peter Herbert, Wolfgang Mitterer, Franz Hautzinger, Armin Pokorn, Michel Godard, Jean-Paul Bourelly, Dick Griffin, Denis Colin Trio, Nouvelle Cuisine, Markus Geiselhart Orchestra, Don Ellis Tribute Orchestra feat. Thomas Gansch, Gansch and Roses, Takon Orchester, Gerhard Rühm, Bodo Hell and many more

international performances in the USA, Japan, Faroe Islands, Morocco, Germany, Switzerland, Poland, Croatia, Bosnia, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Estonia, France, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, Belgium, Ireland

Awards

PeriodAwardCompositionAwarding Organisation
2001

Hans-Koller-Award (New York scholarship)

2002

Second Place at the "Austrian Young Lions"-Awards (with the Clemens Wenger Trio)

2005

The Austrian Sound of Music

2006

Hans-Koller-Award (Newcomer of the Year) with JazzWerkstatt Wien

2009

Hans-Koller-Award (Newcomer of the Year)

2013

Austrian Soundchecks, Graz: Harry-Pepl-Award

Discography, Projects

Discography:

  • 2012: Live (Salesny/Schabata/Preuschl/Joos; JazzWerkstatt Records)
  • 2008: Live At JazzWerkstatt (Clemens Salesny Electric Band; JazzWerkstatt Records)
  • 2007: Salesny/Schabata/Preuschl + Herbert Joos (JazzWerkstatt Records)
  • 2005: Die wilden Jahre (Clemens Salesny/Clemens Wenger; JazzWerkstatt Records)
  • 2004: Always Blue (Clemens Salesny/Bumi Fian Quintett; Alessa Records)

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