Roidinger Adelhard

General Information

Date of Birth:  28. November 1943
Place of Birth:  Windischgarsten
Region of Birth: 
Nationality: 

Education

PeriodEducationInstrumentTeacherEducation OrganisationLocation

immersed since the age of 16

1960 - 1967

architectural studies

1965 - 1972

studies

1965 - 1972

jazz composition (Janesz Gregorz)

1968

studies at the Hornsey College of Art London: Advanced Architecture and Design Studies

1992

computer music

1996

computer music

musical training in piano, violin, guitar and double bass

further studies in Qigong (New York City, Austria, France), anthroposophy, shamanism (Austria, Peru), traumatic and transpersonal therapy (Munich)

Activities

PeriodActivityOrganisationLocation
1969

ever since bassist with Joachim Kühn and Eje Thelin

1971 - 1975

bassist in Hans Koller's band "Free Sound"

1976

ever since teacher of "Cybernetic Design Methods", a transdisciplinary subject for architecture students he is the initiator of

1976

founding of the European Jazz Consensus (together with Alan Skidmore, Gerd Dudek and Lala Kovačev)

1982

establishment of his own computer-art-studioAcroasis

1988

ever since head of the newly established department "Jazz and Contemporary Music"

1994

ever since head of the "Departement of Music and Media-Technology"

worked as a jazz-artist, composer and teacher throughout Europe

recordings and projects with George Russell, Woody Shaw, Charlie Mariano, Wolfgang Dauner, Paul Lovens, Peter Brötzmann, Albert Mangelsdorff, Barre Phillips, Mal Waldron, Kenny Clarke, Terje Rypdal, John Surman, Trevor Watts, Joachim Kühn, Radu Malfatti, Harry Pepl, Hans Koller, Werner Pirchner, Anthony Braxton, David Friedmann, Maria Joao, Joelle Léandre, Peter O'Mara

performances as a jazz-artist (double bass, electric bass) with internationally renowned musicians

wide field of musical activity: performances with symphony orchestras, free jazz, solo concerts with computers and visual components

director

solo project with 6String Electric Bass and Nonlinear Algorithmic Live Electronics

participation at many jazz festivals

author of textbooks for double bass and electric bass (Universal Edition Vienna), as well as jazz improvisation and pentatonics (advance music, Rottenburg)

numerous recordings

Performances (Selection)

PeriodPerformanceCompositionOrganisationLocation
1993

ICMC Glasgow

1996
1999

Cite des Sciences et de l'Industrie de la Villette

Commissions (Selection)

PeriodCommissionCompositionCommissioner (Organisation)Commissioner (Person)
1996

 

Awards

PeriodAwardCompositionAwarding Organisation
1961

solo award for double bass at the 2nd Festival

1988

recognition for his computer music at the Prix Ars Electronica

1988

Dr. Ernst Koref-Composition-Award (together with Anna G. Wagner)

1990

scholarships for study visits, as part of the international computer music conferences in Glasgow

1991

scholarships for study visits, as part of the international computer music conferences in Montreal

1992

scholarship for computer music studies

1995

scholarships for study visits, as part of the international computer music conferences in Banff/Canada

1996

scholarship for  computer music studies

 

1996

recognition for computer graphics (together with A.G. Wagner) at the Prix Ars Electronica

1997

cultural award for music

Discography, Projects

Discography (selection):

  • 2002: European Jazz Ensemble - 25th Anniversary (with Charlie Mariano, Conny Bauer, Ali Haurand, Daniel Humair etc.)
  • 1995/1996: electronic access - composition/improvisation/interaction
  • 1990-1994: Lines (with Urs Leimgruber and Fritz Hauser)
  • 1989: Anthony Braxton: 6 Compositions (with Tony Oxley)
  • 1984: Computer Jazz Project I (with Peter Gröning and Gerhard Laber)
  • 1982: Schattseite (with Aina Kemanis, Heinz Sauer, W. Pirchner, H. Pepl and Michael Di Pasqua)
  • 1974: Hans Koller: Kunstkopfindianer (with Wolfgang Dauner, Zbigniew Seifert and Janusz Stefanski)

Performer of (Composition)