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Gregor Siedl
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Instrument(s) Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute
Date of birth October 19, 1977
Place of birth Austria
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 Current bands

Winchovski (Sideman)      Les Chroniques de l'inutile (Sideman)
Gang (Sideman)      Alex Beaurain Quintet (Sideman)



At the age of six Gregor started playing the flute and clarinet. Soon he discovered the saxophone and fell in love with jazz music. For several years he studied classical and jazz music in his hometown Vienna, Austria.
In 2009 Gregor moved to Brussels to study with John Ruocco at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels. He performs music of many styles, playing in bands such as Alegria, Einsdreizweivier, European Free Trio, Octet Red, TsuTsu Trio, Elsa and the sad young men, Les Chroniques de l´inutil. He participated in diverse artistic projects. Some in cooperation with performing artists, dancers and actors, others in ensembles rooted in the tradition of jazz and large ensembles crossing the boundaries between classical and improvised music.
Gregor has had the opportunity to performe with musicians from various countries and diverse cultures such as Austria, Begium, France, Portugal, Italy, Germany, Luxembourg, Slovenia, Hungary, Israel, England, USA, Taiwan, Venezuela, Nigeria, Ghana, Burkina fasu...
His main instrument is the saxophone, besides that he plays the flute and clarinet. Gregor composes and arranges music for small to large jazz ensembles. On several occasions he produced computer generated/electronic music for multimedia and videoproductions.

Some major performances during the last three years:
European free trio at Music Village
Brussels and European Comission
Jens Maurits Dubtapes at the Toots Thielemans Jazz Award
Big band project with John Ruocco at the Queen Elisabeth Concert Hall of the Royal Conservatory Brussels
Winchovski Quartet at Grand Place and Theatre Mercelis during Jazzmarathon, Brussels
Alegria Group at Jazzolder, Mechelen
Einsdreizweivier at Jazzfestival Ghent
Alegria Group at the Beurs Schouwburg, Brussels
Tsutsu Trio on Holland tour in Amsterdam and Utrecht
"Chien ā trois pattes" in collaboration with painter Ania Zuber at Centre Communotaire Maritime, Brussels
Elsa and the sad young men at Jacques Pelzer Jazz Club, Liege

Education:
Koninklijk Konservatorium Brussel, 2009-2011

Jazzsaxophone with Prof. John Ruocco Graduation as Master of Arts with Great Distinction in June 2011

Konservatorium Wien-Privatuniversität, 2007-2009

Jazzsaxophone with Wilhelm Quarda Jazzcomposition and Arrangement with Prof. Andy Middleton

Konservatorium Wien Privatuniversität, 1996-1998 Jazzsaxophone

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