- 'Jazz and the City: Identity of a Capital of Jazz' is an arts-based research project funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF (project number AR 86). The project is carried out at the institutes of jazz and jazz research at the University of Music and Performaing Arts in Graz. The project team involves project leader Prof. Dr. Franz Kerschbaumer (head of jazz research), Prof. Ed Partyka (head of jazz) and the artist/researcher Dr. Mag.Art. Michael Kahr (MMus.), who developed the project idea and wrote the grant proposal. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Exploring jazz history in the city of Graz in a new book and CD by Michael Kahr (Leykam Verlag/Alessa Records) The book presents results of the artistic research project „Jazz & the City: Identity if a Capital of Jazz“, which was conducted from … Weiterlesen
11.5.2017@Aula der KUG (provisional): Stage Band (directed by Sigi Feigl) plays the music of the jazz orchestra of the jazz institute in Graz (1960s/1970s bandbook) with special guests. 31.3.2017@Orpheum Extra: Presentation of the book Jazz & the City: Jazz in Graz … Weiterlesen
New book „Jazz & the City: Jazz in Graz von 1965 bis 2015“ (Leykam Verlag) in November 2016!
CD „Jazz & the City (…and me)“ in the making
Wonderful studio session with great veterans of the jazz scene in Graz, recording my composition „Annäherung“, which was created as part of the artistic research in the project „Jazz & the City“. Stay tuned for the new CD to be released in autumn this … Weiterlesen
8. – 9. November 2013: Michael Kahr’s Paper Presentation „The Academic Jazz Institution in Graz and Its Role In Promoting Jazz in Europe“ at the „Jazz Talks“ Conference at the University of Aveiro, Portugal (http://jazztalks.web.ua.pt/program_ENG.html) 29. October 2013: Performance of Michael Kahr’s … Weiterlesen