The Tiptons Sax Quartet & Drums (USA/A) / Saxofour (A)

The Tiptons Sax Quartet & Drums

Amy Denio: alto saxophone, clarinet, voice
Jessica Lurie: alto, tenor saxes, voice
Sue Orfield: tenor saxophone, voice
Tina Richerson: baritone saxophone, voice
Robert Kainar: drums, percussion


Florian Bramböck: alto, tenor, baritone saxophone
Klaus Dickbauer: alto, baritone saxophone
Christian Maurer: tenor, soprano saxophone
Wolfgang Puschnig: alto saxophone, flute

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March 2019

PORGY & BESS Jazzclub

Porgy & Bess (actually, Jazz and Music Club Porgy & Bess ) is a jazz club in the Riemergasse 11 in the 1st district of Vienna. The club , founded in 1993 is considered " the most important jazz organizer and trendy meeting point " of the Austrian capital .

The program of Porgy & Bess speaks to a very large audience , about 70,000 guests a year ; is accordingly Jazz " understood very pluralistic ," and the program " even in fringe areas , such as electronic music , contemporary music and world music penetrated . " Many international artists , particularly from the U.S. space , see also Austrian musician here an opportunity to perform . The club also offers the stage for events, such as the award of the Austrian World Music Award.

Musicologist Christian Scheib According to the Porgy & Bess " at the same time essential for the development of the musical ( jazz ) reality of a City" and needs and uses ' plain commonplace as urban space music. " It creates itself " through artistic preferences, acoustic quality , capacity and real capacity, the necessary exclusion of other clubs. " Here, the different areas of the jazz clubs allow - the area in front of the stage with tables, upstairs gallery , a lateral area with a bar at counter - different intense concentration on the concert scene . For Jazzthetik Porgy & Bess is even a " traditional club . "

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