Akkosax
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photographer: Leo Fellinger ©

Akkosax

General Information

Year of Foundation:  1993
Year of Breakup:  2011

Akkosax’s formation could either be viewed as the result of fate or providence. Hannes Sprenger (saxophone) and Siggi Haider (accordion) became Akkosax when they ended up two musicians short for a planned quartet performance.

Lineup/Description of Style

Band/Ensemble MemberInstrument
Saxophon
Akkordeon

Discography, Performances, Projects

Discography:

  • 2010: Laurin Lounge Mix von Gustav Kuhn (col legno)
  • 2010: Keine Berge trotzdem Tirol - with Franui, Wolfgang Mitterer, Bert Breit, Franz Hackl, Christof Dienz, Herma Haselsteiner/Gustav Kuhn (col legno)
  • 2009/2010: An Werner Pirchner (col legno)
  • 2009: Klangstadt Innenstadt Innsbruck volxmusik.openair. (Stadt Innsbruck)
  • 2007: Interluder (col legno)
  • 2004: Die Beichte - with Kurt Weinzierl, Raphael Haider (ORF Tirol)
  • 1999: Arte Millennia - with Roland Heinz und Charlie Fischer (Haisig)
  • 1999: Mein Ungeheuer - with Julia Gschnitzer, Peter Mitterrutzner (Haymon Hörbuch)
  • 1998: Partitour (Extraplatte)
  • 1995: Glasmusik von Siggi Haider- with Hannes Sprenger, Roland Heinz und Karl Killinger (Kammerkonzert modern)

 

Awards:

  • 2008: Austrian World Music Award (at the Festival of Sound Porgy & Bess, Vienna)
  • 2007: 5. Prize Audio-drama of the Year 2007
  • 2004: Prix d'Italia 2004 for "Die Beichte"
  • 2003: Audio-drama of the Year 2003 for "Die Beichte"
  • 2003: ORF-audition award 2003 for "Die Beichte"
  • 1998: 3. Prize Audio-drama of the Year 1998 for "Mein Ungeheuer"