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Andreas Hackl

Artistic Major(s): Piano


  • 1989 - 1994: Studied Jazz piano at the Franz Schubert Conservatory
  • 1995: Awarded degree with distinction at the Conservatory Vienna 

Work Experience

  • 1986: Founding member of the St. Pölten BORG-Bigband
  • 1997 - 2000: Collaboration with the actress Lennie Johnson as composer and pianist; numerous productions in different Viennese theatres, guest performer in Munich
  • 2005 - 2012: Keyboardist with the band Herbie Smith Department
  • 2013: Recordings with the band JazzoTronic as a musician and composer in connection with jazz and electronic music
  • 2005 - 2016: Founded the band Vienna Melounge. Toured to Istanbul with his program of Electronic Music. In the following years: gigs at weddings, dances and various other events. Working as a composer and musician and as part of the “Wienerliedprogramm”, Der Dreibeinige Hund, which was published in autumn 2016. 

CDs & Online Releases

  • Yesterday and Now, Herbie Smith Department (Amaz Music 2008)
  • Side Trip to Andromeda (Online, KVZ Music 2015)
  • Interstellar Nebulae, JazzoTronic (Online, KVZ Music 2015)
  • Conservation of Angular Momentum feat. Eva-Maria Valenta (Online, KVZ Music 2015)
  • Der Dreibeinige Hund, Vienna Melounge, feat. Eva-Maria Valenta (2016)

Teaching & Research 

  • Vienna Conservatory
  • JamMusicLab