Oliver Kent - Uli Langthaler
Oliver Kent was born 1969 in Innsbruck Austria. Since 1988 he is professional musician in Vienna. Between 1993 and 1997 he was living and playing in New York. Since 2002 he is teaching at the Music University of Vienna, he received the Hans Koller Jazzprize 2002 as “Sideman of the year” and the Hans Koller Jazzprize 2004 for Album of the Year!
Uli Langthaler Was born 1959 in austria, studied bass with R. Hansen at the Conservatory of Vienna. 1987 - 1991 Member of the Orchester der Vereinigten Bühnen Wien He playes (played) among others with R. Österreicher big band, Vienna Bigband Machine, Concert Jazz Orchestra Vienna, HR bigband, Sunday Night Orchestra Nürnberg, Karl Ratzer (LP "happy floating") Roland Neuwirth (LP "Guat drauf ") Leo Wright, Ronny Bourage, Billy Harper, Lev Tabakin, Mike Stern, Frank Gambale, Harri Stojka, Ack van Royen, Phillip Catherine... Wayne Brasel (CD "The Note You Left"), Österr. Komponistenbund (CD "Friends in Jazz"), Timmna Brauer (CD "Mozart Anders"), Christian Havel (CD "Three Ladies From Vienna"), Rens Niewland (CD "Sexy Jazz"), Heinz Von Hermann Trio, Jazzahead (CD's "Jazzahead", "life InL.E.", "AStandarTreatment", "Napo And The Giant Flute", "A Taste Of T") Concert Jazz Orchestra Vienna ("Continental Call" feat. W. Muthspiel) Robert Bachner Qintett (Heart Disc, Travelling Hard) Uli Langthaler leads a band he calls "BASSLINE" (CD "U`s Blues " featuring Erwin Schmidt and Joris Dudli with original compositiones as well as songs by Thelonius Monk, Oscar Pettiford and others, was released two years ago). He Co-leads "Kent Langthaler 7", a band consisting of rhythm section and 4 Hornplayers (CD "Intention"). He is teaching Jazzbass, ensemble and improvisation at the Konservatorium der Stadt Wien and at the Landeskonservatorium Klagenfurt.