Matthias Pichler
Instrument: bass

Pichler Matthias

General Information

Date of Birth:  10. May 1981
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PeriodEducationInstrumentTeacherEducation OrganisationLocation

first lessons at the age of 10

first training at the age of 15 (Walter Rumer)

2000 - 2004


some several-months-long stays, lessons with world-class bass-players such as John Patitucci, Marc Johnson, Larry Grenadier etc.



cooperation a.o. with Martin Reiter, the Harry Sokal ensemble "Roots ahead" as well as with the Wolfgang Muthspiel Trio

performances with Florian Bramböck, Christian Wegscheider, Michael Horneck, Franz Hackl, Roland Heinz

concerts and international tours with: Wolfgang Muthspiel, Harry Sokals Roots Ahead, Peter O'Mara Quartett, Maria Bill, Allen Praskin Trio, Lorenz Raabs xy-Band, Beni Schmids "Violin Summit" with Mark Feldman and Didier Lockwood, Thomas und Jochen Rückert, Martin Reiter, Reinhard Micko, Klaus Dickbauer, Herwig Gradischnig, Johannes Enders, Marc Copland, Rob Bargad, Mike Holober, Kirk Lightsy, John Swana, Jesse van Rueller, Jazzwerkstatt etc.

concerts in well-known clubs in the USA, e.g. Irridium (New York), Blues Alley (Washington), Regattarbar (Boston), Artoro Sandoval (Miami)

sideman in the following bands: Reinhard Micko Trio, Philipp Nykrin Trio, Matthias Loescher 4tet, Wolfgang Muthspiel Trio und 4tet, Martin Reiter Trio und 5tet, Lorenz Raab xy-Band, Thomas Rueckert Trio, Rob Bargad Trio, Herwig Gradischnig Trio

compositions for and member of the bands "Aethaphon" und "PichlerBros duo"


PeriodAwardCompositionAwarding Organisation

Hans-Koller-Award in the category "N.Y. Scholarship 2004"


Hans-Koller-Award in the category "Sideman of the Year"


nominated for the Hans-Koller-Award "Newcomer of the Year"


First Prize at the International Double Bass Congress "BASS2010" at Berlin in the category "Jazz"

Discography, Projects


  • 2014: Andreas und Matthias Pichler - The Waltz of our Hundred Kids (Traumton)


as sideman:

  • 2014: Jason Seizer - Cinema Paradiso (mit Pablo Held, Fabian Arends)
  • 2012: Werner Zangerle - Panto
  • 2010: Bastian Stein's Gravity Point - Grounded
  • 2009: Matthias Löscher - Thoughts & Ideas
  • 2007: Thomas Rückert - Blue in Green
  • 2005: Christoph Pepe Auer Quartet - White Rain

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Language:  German, English