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Christoph Irniger

Primary Instrument: Sax, tenor

Born: October 30, 1979    

Christoph Irniger, born in 1979, began his musical career with the age of 11. From 2000 till 2004 he studied at the Jazzschool of Zurich with Christoph Grab, Thomas Grnewald and Rtus Flisch, as if from 2004 till 2006 at the Jazzschool of Lucerne with Nat Su, John Voirol and Kurt Rosenwinkel. He stayed in New York for several times, where he had additional studies with: Mark Turner and Ari Hoenig. He had Workshops with: Dave Liebman, Chris Cheek, Enrico Rava, Nils Wogram and was participant of Sienajazz '01 and '05, as if Generations '04. He got a scholarship of the Friedel Wald Stiftung in '04 and won the “borsa di studio” for Sienajazz '06. He played many concerts in Switzerland, Germany, France, USA and Island with his Quartet, Cowboys from Hell, Lucerne Jazz Orchestra and many other Jazz-, Funk-, Reggaebands and classical Orchestras....
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Awards

2004 - Scholarship of the "Friedel Wald Foundation"
2005 - "borsa di studio" for Sienajazz 2006 2010 - 3rd price, ZKB Jazzprice, Zurich
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    Mt. Tongariro

    Between the Lines
    2012
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    Mt. Tongariro

    Unit Records
    2011
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    Chat Noir

    Unit Records
    2007

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”Smart compositions, warm sound, great band. Chat Noir is a brave debut, which will fascinate every fan of contemporary jazz” (Chat blanc, cede.ch)

“With Chat Noir, 28 year old Christoph Irniger made a great debut. With intelligent compositions, great solists and a compact bandsound.” (Beat Blaser, Radio Magazin)

Primary InstrumentSax, tenor

LocationZurich, ZH

Tenor, Soprano, Alt, Bariton Saxophones
Clarinet
Bass Clarinett
Drums
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