Andreas Wahl

Andreas Wahl by Marion Beyer

Photo Andreas Wahl by Marion Beyer

Biography of Andreas Wahl

• Born in Stuttgart, lives in the ruhr area since 1989
• Studied jazz guitar at the “University of Arts ArtEZ” in the netherlands 1992-97
• Winner of several music awards:
Westfalenjazz 1994, Jazzwerkruhr 2002, 2004, 2007, 2009, International Songwriting Competition 2005, Jazzpreisruhr 2012, 2013
• Playing concerts all over the world and recording CD’s as a solo artist or with different bands and projects mostly in the field of contemporary jazz and improvised music:
Zodiak Trio, Freie Wahl, The Bliss, A.Tronic, The Dorf, Thoneline Orchestra, Experimentle Band, Peter Herborn Large, Solo, WDR-Big-Band, Beam, Essen Jazz Orchestra, Trio MTW, FUCHSTHONE ORCHESTRA, JO, ….
• Played on many international festivals like :
Jazzfestival Münster, Leipziger Jazztage, Stuttgarter Jazztage, Moers Festival, Traumzeit Festival, European Trytone Festival Amsterdam, Jazztopad Festival Wrozlaw, Klarafestival Brüssel, Jazzfestival Caracas, Jazzfest Bonn…

“… and who wonders what glamorous sound cosmos one single guitar can conjure, should buy “Torc” by Andreas Wahl. An unparalleled revelation.”
Hifi & Records

“…But the discovery of this evening was the duo of the guitarist Andreas Wahl with the master-bassist, which served delightful miniatures in blind harmony. An appearance that could mean the international break-through for the musician from Essen. Steve Swallow was filled with enthuiasm namely in such a manner about Wahl’s outstanding abilities, that one may hope for a continuation of this exciting meeting. “

Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung

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