all news
all artists
all releases
all events

Tobias Christl


Verschmelzung     (25.10.2013)

Genre: Jazz, Vocal



Out now:

Tobias Christl

CD 4589
file under: jazz/vocal
VÖ 26.10.2013


Tobias Christl, born 1978, studied voice and school music from 2001 to 2009 at the conservatories in Würzburg, Nürnberg, Köln and Weimar. In 2001 he received a scholarship from the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) and went to study in New York for a year.

He has toured in the USA, Russia, Taiwan, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, Austria, France and Italy and has won awards, such as the “Jugend Kulturell-Wettbewerb” [Youth Cultural Conest], the “Vokal Total Wettbewerb” [Total Vocal Contest], the German Music Video Award, was nominated for the “Bremer Jazzpreis” and was a finalst of the “Panikpreis”-Contest.

His current projects are the “Lieblingsband” [Favorite Band] with Pablo Held, Robert Landfermann, Tobias Hoffmann, Niels Klein and Jonas Burgwinkel. The band “Wildern” [Poaching] of Matthias Nowak, Etienne Nillesen and Peter Ehwald. He plays pop-music with German lyrics with his band “Herbe Sahne” [Bitter Cream], where he is supported by Hanno Busch, Dominik Krämer and Claus Schulte. For a year he has been giving concerts with the pianist and composer Jürgen Friedrich in their duo formation Friedrich Christl. He sings backing vocals and plays keyboards in the synth-pop band Cosmono with Tobias Hoffmann, Frank Schönhofer and Ralf Gessler.

Besides his own bands Tobias plays as a guest in several ensembles, such as the Swiss formation Mats-Up, the “Bundesjazzwerkstatt“, the Maxime Bender Orchestra, Frederik Köster’s “Verwandlung“, the U.F.O. Big Band and in the theatre ensemble of the “Schauspielhaus Köln“.
As organiser Tobias makes his appearance with his participation in the jazz collective KLAENG. He arranges various concert series. He’s also on the road as a DJ in clubs in Köln and Berlin.

Has worked with
Theo Bleckmann, Phil Minton, Jay Clayton, Sheila Jordan, Jen Shyu, Mat Manieri, New York Voices, Norma Winstone, Michael Schiefel, Jeff Cascaro, Fred Frith, Nils Wogram, Henning Berg, Steffen Schorn, Anette von Eichel, Judy Niemack, Jule Unterspann, etc

Festivals & Clubs
A-Capella-Festival/Taipeh, Moers Festival/Moers, Zeltmusikfestival/Freiburg, Vokal Total-Festival/Graz, Bachfest/Leipzig, Jazzralley/Düsseldorf, A-Capella-Festival/Leipzig, Cologne Jazz Night/Köln, Vokal Total Festival/Mainz, A-Capella-Festival/Venedig, Udo Lindenbergs Panikpreis-Festival/Calw, Tollwood Festival/München, Stimmenfang-Festival/ Nürnberg, Umsonst & draussen/Würzburg

Carnegie Hall/New York, Philharmonie/Köln, Schauspielhaus/Hamburg, Schauspielhaus/Köln, Jazzclub Unterfahrt/München, A-Trane/Berlin, Stadtgarten/Köln, Moods/Zürich, etc

Has toured in
the USA, Taiwan, Russia, Italy, Hungary, the Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, Luxemburg, etc

Frederik Köster - Verwandlung (Traumton/2013)
Mats Spillmann - Psalmen von Said (Unit Records, 2012)
Maxime Bender Orchestra (2011)
Tobias Christl Lieblingsband - Dieb im eigenen Haus (NRW Records, 2010)
Blassportgruppe Südwest - Steil (Jazzhaus Freiburg, 2010)
Sebastian Kloses - Zoe (2008)
Klangbezirk - Vokale und Konsonanten (2007)

Winner of the German Music Video Award with Herbe Sahne (2012)
Finals of Udo Lindenberg’s “Panikpreis” with Herbe Sahne (2012)
Nominated for the “Bremer Jazzpreis“ with Wildern (2012)
DAAD-scholarship for further artistic education in New York/USA (2010)
Finalist at the vocal contest “Köln Kann“ (2009)
Winner of the “Jugend Kulturell“-Contest 2007, the “Vokal Total“-Contest Graz 2006 and the “A-Capella“-Contest Taipeh/Taiwan 2007

[top] [back]

© Traumton 1998 - 2007 ::: Impressum ::: ::: home