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Brück Günther

General Information

Year of Birth:  1964
Date of Birth:  6. April 1964
Country of Birth: 
Nationality: 

Günther Brück grew up in Germany and has been living in Austria since 1985. He spent a year and a half in Cuba and lived in Zagreb (Croatia) from 2001 until 2003.

Education

PeriodEducationInstrumentTeacherEducation OrganisationLocation
1985 - 1991

jazz piano

1985 - 1991

jazz piano (Helmut Iberer)

1991

jazz piano diploma with distinction

1991 - 1993

jazz instrumental education

1993

jazz instrumental education diploma with distinction

2000

Master of Arts with distinction

2000 - 2001

audio engineer training (without degree)

private studies in Cuba among others with Cesar "Pupi" Pedroso, pianist of the group "Los Van Van"

Activities

PeriodActivityOrganisationLocation
1991

pianist at a musical production

1991

ever since freelance pianist, bandleader, composer and arranger

1991

ever since teacher for jazz piano

1994 - 2005

teacher for accompanying jazz singing

1995

ever since teacher at the jazz institute

1996 - 1997

Bandleader of "Sin Fronteras"

2001 - 2004

pianist, composer and arranger for the Latin jazz/salsa group "Cubismo"

2003 - 2009

teacher for applied computer techniques

2004

teacher at the Seth Riggs Summer Vocal Camp

2004

Berkeley Jazz School: teacher for a workshop

2008

ever since director of the Latin Ensemble

2009

Universidad de Ciencias y Artes de Chiapas in Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Mexico: teacher for a 2-week workshop

2009

ever since director of the Afro-Cuban band "Clave Sonera"

collaboration and concerts among others with: Jay Clayton, Sandy Cressman, Cubismo, Howard Curtis, Martin Grubinger, "Jazz via Brasil", Sheila Jordan, Anna Lauvergnac, Michael Philip Mossman, Mark Murphy, Sal Nistico, Valery Ponomarev and Roberto Quintero etc.

numerous performances at festivals throughout Europe and in Central- and South America

Performances (Selection)

PeriodPerformanceCompositionOrganisationLocation
1989

Lent Festival, Maribor

1990
2001

Lent Festival, Maribor

2001

Exit-Festival

2002

Exit-Festival

2002

Makfest Skopje, Macedonia

2003

Crni Macak, Osijek

2006

Trnava, Slovakia

2008
2008
2008
2008

Jazz Days Leibnitz

2009

Festival Cintalapas, Mexico

2009

Festival Salzburg

2009
2009

Jazz Days Leibnitz

2012

Jazz Days Leibnitz

Awards

PeriodAwardCompositionAwarding Organisation
1991

award winner at the international jazz competition in Mauterndorf (Austria) together with the Anna-Lauvergnac-Quartet and the Ralf-Kelter-Quintet as a pianist respectively as a keyboarder

2003

seven Musician Union Awards "Porin" in Croatia with the band Cubismo for the CD "Jungle Salsa"

2004

music award "Porin" in Croatia für the best arrangement

Discography, Projects

Discography:

  • 2010: Cubismo - Best of (Aquarius-Records)
  • 2009: Clave Sonera - Rumba para Viena (Walboomers)
  • 2004: Cubismo - Amigos (Aquarius-Records)
  • 2002: Cubismo - Jungle Salsa (Aquarius-Records)

Contact, Links

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