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Martin BREINSCHMID

Martin BREINSCHMID

Breinschmid is a vibraphonist, drummer and percussionist with an international reputation. Born 1970 in Vienna, 1988: Graduated summa cum laude at the Vienna University for Music. As an all-rounder he is not only one of the best Austrian vibe players but also an excellent drummer and a fully-fledged symphonic percussionist.
As a freelance vibist and drummer he has worked with Buddy De Franco, Terry Gibbs, Ken Peplovsky, Jake Hanna, Bucky Pizzarrelli, Peanuts Hucko, Bob Haggard, Bob Wilber, Scott Hamilton, Bill Berry, Jim Galloway, Randy Sandke, George Masso, Antti Sarpila, Byron Stripling, Joel Helleni, Joe Ascione, Lee Harper, Bob Barnard, Oscar Klein, Bill Ramsey, Hans Alan Vachè, Dan Barrett, Tommy Vig, Howard Alden, Pete York, Rossano Sportiello, Frank Roberscheuten, Engelbert Wrobel, Nicki Parrott, Butch Miles.
Since 1988, he has been a member of the Orchestra of United Stages in Vienna, participating in shows like Cats, Phantom of the Opera, 42nd Street, Les Miserables, Freudiana, Rocky Horror Show, Grease, Elisabeth, Beauty and the Beast, Anatevka, Mozart, Tanz der Vampire, Jekyll & Hyde. Wake up, Rebecca. Jesus Christ Superstar, The Producers, Legally Blond, Love Never Dies.
As symphonic timpanist he has worked under – to name but a few – Claudio Abbado, Zubin Mehta, Nikolaus Hanoncourt, Franz Welser-Moest, Roger Norrington.
He has played with Hanoncourts Concentus Musicus, Camerata Salzburg, Ensemble Kontrapunkte, Ensemble “die reihe”, Pro Brass, Wiener Kammerphilharmonie, Wiener Kammeroper, René Clemencic Consort, Concilium Musicum, Wiener Johann Strauß Orchester, Wiener Mozart Orchester, the Israel Philharmonic, L. A. Philharmonic.
He played marimbaphone with the Dave Brubeck Quartet at several performances of Fiesta de la Posada in Vienna.
1999:  percussion soloist at the Tokushima Festival, Japan.
2001: former US President Bill Clinton joined Martin’s band, the Radio Kings, at a concert  in Schönbrunn Castle, Vienna.
2002: performance of the Bartok Sonata for Percussion and 2 Pianos in the Cairo Opera House.
2004: percussionist  for Joe Zawinul’s Danube Symphony.
2008: Tribute to Lionel Hampton  -  a series of 30 concerts, some with his own band, The Radio Kings, some  with the Vienna based Broadway Bigband, dedicated to the memory of the legendary Lionel Hampton. Release of CD “Salute to Lionel Hampton”.
2008: Concert - tour through Europe with the Frank Roberscheuten Trio ( Dutch saxophone player Frank Roberscheuten, pianist  Rossano Sportiello from Italy  and Martin Breinschmid on drums).  Release of CD “Three Wise Men”.
2010 - 2014: Annual european tour of the "Three Wise Men": Rossano Sportiello, Frank Roberscheuten, Martin Breinschmid. In the course of the past three years this ensemble has established itself as one of the leading bands of traditional jazz.
Tours to Japan, China, Korea, Indonesia, the USA and South America.

Wednesday, 06 December 2006

STRICTLY SOLID

STRICTLY SOLID
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Manhattan

Fresh swing tunes with great sidemen, Pete Yorke (d) & Rossano Sportiello (p), and solid vibraphone work from the frontman as usual!

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Thursday, 07 December 2000

King Size

King Size
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Manhattan

Heavy weight jazz from the Radiokings, featuring Oscar Klein, Hans Salomon, Woody Schabata, Georg Breinschmid

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Wednesday, 08 December 1999

Big Noise From Vienna

Big Noise From Vienna
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Slap That Bass Skylark I'm Gonna Sit Right Down... Jitterbug Waltz

RADIO KINGS PART III: BRING THE KING INTO THE RING AND SWING DOUBLE! WITH ALLAN VACHE ON CLARINET!

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Tuesday, 09 December 2008

On The Swing Shift

On The Swing Shift
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THE WORLD IS WAITNG.. FLIGHT WMP... THE CONTINENTAL INDIAN SUMMER

Radio Kings part II: how to swing still more

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Tuesday, 10 December 1996

Play Me A Swing Song

Play Me A Swing Song
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avalon Yours is my heart Stardust

Radio Kings part I: how to swing on the vibraphone, part I

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