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Markus Eckl

Artistic Major(s): Trombone


  • Music and Arts University of the City of Vienna: Jazz trombone with Erich Kleinschuster (awarded with distinction)
  • Berklee College of Music, Boston: Jazz trombone with Phil Wilson (awarded with suma cum laude)
  • Music University Graz, trombone with Ed Neumeister
  • Workshops with Dietmar Kübelböck, Ilter Yenisen, Bobby Dodge, Hal Crook, Phil Wilson, George Garcone Dave Taylor and Ed Kleinhammer

Work Experience (Live and Studio Productions)

  • Euro Jazz Big Band (Paris), United Philharmonic Orchestra, Austrian Brass, JAM, Joe Zawinul (CD), Blues Brothers Boysband from Vienna, Swingtime BB, Max Hagler BB, Axel Roth BB, Teddy Ehrenreich BB, Stefan Pelzl Quintett, The Agitators (Bostoner Skaband) and numerous others
  • Soloist bass trombone for the puppet theater piece tabula rasa with Susi Mutz and Christian Koller
  • "cheese vibes" reggae from Vienna, Studio and concerts

Teaching & Research

  • JAM MUSIC LAB since 2011
  • Gustav Mahler Conservatory Vienna
  • Many years working as a music school teacher at numerous music schools in Lower Austria, as well as being director of numerous music school orchestras


Publications and Achievements