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Herwig Gradischnig

Artistic Major(s): Saxophone


  • 1986 Start of saxophone studies in jazz/classical music at the University of Music in Graz
  • 1989 Change to the (former) Bruckner-Conservatory Linz, studies IGP Jazz and Popular Music, graduated with distinction

Work experience

  • since 2011 Music school Bruck an der Mur
  • since 2013 Music School Klosterneuburg
  • Lecturer on Sax Jazz workshops in Austria and abroad

Distinctions & Performances

  • twice winner of the Hans Koller Jazz Prize
  • Newcomer of the year
  • Jazz-CD of the year (with Oliver Kent)
  • 1993-2007 member of the Vienna Art Orchestra
  • Own projects like Ghost Trio, Fine Four, Joinville, OhrGeldRio, Playing Deep, etc.
  • CD releases such as "Best things in life" and "Searching for hope", the saxophonist can be heard on over 70 CDs
Publications and Achievements