Fabian Gisler

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Fabian Gisler (born August 18, 1977 in Zurich ) is a Swiss jazz musician ( double bass , composition).

Live and act

Gisler began his musical career with the violin and then switched to the double bass. He studied at the professional department of the Swiss Jazz School in Bern with Peter Frei , Reggie Johnson , Bert Joris , Rufus Reid and Andy Scherrer . He also completed masterclass workshops with Ray Brown , George Gruntz , Dave Liebman , Joe Lovano and George Mraz . Between 2000 and 2002 he was a member of the klezmer band Kol Simcha , which toured Europe and America.

Gisler plays regularly with his own quartet and in numerous other formations, such as those of Jürg Wickihalder and Robert Lakatos. Since 2004 he has been part of the Rusconi Trio , for which he also composes. He has given concerts with Franco Ambrosetti , Gianni Basso , Bill Carrothers , Philip Catherine , Don Friedman , Dusko Goykovich , Tony Lakatos , Dado Moroni , Dick Oatts , Dré Pallemaerts , Kurt Rosenwinkel , Gary Smulyan , Matthieu Michel , Makaya Ntshoko , Andy Scherrer , Roman Schwaller , Co Streiff , Nat Su , Kenny Werner and Nils Wogram .

Prizes and awards

Gisler won the new jazz generation contest in Bern in 1998 . In the same year he also received the advancement award of the generations - international jazz meeting women field .

Discographic notes

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Entry (RadioSwissJazz)
  2. ↑ Brief portrait