22nd February 2024, 8.30pm
In this joint project, Peter Madsen and David Helbock have connected with the best rhythm section that Austria has to offer in jazz on board for their Austrian Syndicate.
£25 – £40
DAVID HELBOCK – keysPETER MADSEN – pianoRAPHAEL PREUSCHL – bassHERBERT PIRKER – drumsCLAUDIO SPIELER – perc
Austrian Synicate is the passion project by David Helbock, in which the ‘young lions’ of Austrian jazz meet one of the most sought after sidemen in the international jazz scene of the past decades, captivates with plenty of percussion and groove, and most notably, with many keyboards and other keyboard instruments, in the spirit of Austria's most successful jazz musician - Joe Zawinul.
American pianist Peter Madsen, "a well-kept secret favourite among piano enthusiasts" (Jazztimes), In 1987, he achieved his first breakthrough when world star Stan Getz invited him to join his band to tour the US and Europe. It was in 2001 that Peter met David, 16 at the time.
Helbock is a multiple winner of the world's biggest jazz piano solo competition in Montreux (CH) and has released over 20 albums as a leader.