KLAUS KOENIG

Post Bop / Avant-Garde Jazz • Germany
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Born in Braunschweig, North Germany, October 13, 1936. Began piano lessons at age five. Studied, from 56 – 62, at „Hochschule für Musik“, Detmold, West Germany, leaving (with distinction) as Dipl.- Tonmeister (recording supervisor). From 62 – 97 member of music staff of Swiss Radio DRS Studio Zürich, working also in the jazz department (about 300 jazz programs).

After having worked in the classical field as pianist has concentrated on jazz since 63. Founded the „Jazz Live Trio“ in 64, primarly as house rhythm section for the Swiss Radio « Jazz Live » concerts. The trio has had, from 64 - 83, more than 100 performances with American and European soloists, covering everything from mainstream to avant-garde. Important sidemen: on bass: Isla Eckinger 68/69, Peter Frei since then. On drums: Alex Bally 67 – 70, Peter Schmidlin 71 – 78, Pierre Favre 65/66 and from 79 onwards, occasionally in exchange with
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KLAUS KOENIG Klaus König, Peter Frei, Peter Schmidlin, Jazz Live Trio ‎: Galatea album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Klaus König, Peter Frei, Peter Schmidlin, Jazz Live Trio ‎: Galatea
Post Bop 1984
KLAUS KOENIG Gog's Dreams album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gog's Dreams
Avant-Garde Jazz 1988
KLAUS KOENIG Jazz Live Trio ‎: Nausikaa album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jazz Live Trio ‎: Nausikaa
Post Bop 2014
KLAUS KOENIG Seven Things : Piazza Rotonda album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Seven Things : Piazza Rotonda
Post Bop 2014
KLAUS KOENIG Klaus Koenig Seven Things : Seven Things I Always Wanted to Say album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Klaus Koenig Seven Things : Seven Things I Always Wanted to Say
Post Bop 2016
KLAUS KOENIG Klaus Koenig Jazz Live Trio : Night Thoughts album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Klaus Koenig Jazz Live Trio : Night Thoughts
Post Bop 2017

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