Karlheinz Miklin

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Karlheinz Miklin

1983-2000 dean of the Jazz department at the Music University Graz.

Associate Jazz Artist at the Royal Academy London.

2003 - 2012 Chairman of the IASJ - International Association of Schools of Jazz.

2002 - 2009 Vice-chairman Advisory Board of the EYJO - European Youth Jazz Orchestra, Denmark

Several times voted as „Austrian musician of the year“.

Soloconcerts „Wiener Festwochen“, „Solo,Duo,Trio“ Krakow...

Since 1978, Karlheinz Miklin Trio (Ewald Oberleitner b, Karlheinz Miklin jr.d); nine CD/LP released, Festivals, TV- and Radiorecordings all over the world, with guests such as Art Farmer, Albert Mangelsdorff, Sheila Jordan, Mark Murphy, Enrico Rava, Bill Dobbins, Ed Neumeister, Armen Donelian, Karl Ratzer, Wolfgang Puschnig......
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"Karl-Boehm-Interpretationspreis" - Music Award of Steiermark/Styria. "Großes Goldenes Ehrenzeichen des Landes Steiermark" 2nd highest award of Steiermak/Styria "Grosser Josef Krainer Preis" - Cultural Award. "Bundesehrenzeichen" - Cultural Award of Austria finally recognised outside his own country as one of the great jazz saxophonists. ”Jazz Changes” (England)

...belongs to the best of contemporary European Jazz. ”El Pais” (Spain)

...a musician with glowing expression. ”Jazz Podium” (Germany)

...multi-reed-player with a strong sound. ”Coda Magazine” (Canada)

...a blues-rooted force in the tenor playing that is deep seated and effective. ”Cadence” (USA)

...has a big, soulful, breathy sax sound. ”Cue” (South Africa)

...surprised with the depth of his interpretation. ”La Nacion” (Argentina)

SELECTED DISCOGRAPHY (as a leader) "Cymbal Symbols" Karlheinz Miklin - Heiri Kaenzig - Billy Hart (TCB 30902) "Karlheinz MIKLIN Solo" (EX 872-2) "In Between" Karlheinz Miklin Ron McClure Billy Hart (EX 672-2) "From Here To There" Karlheinz Miklin Ron McClure Billy Hart (TCB 22172) "Looking Back" with A. Mangelsdorff, Sh. Jordan, H. Parlan...(SOS J-006) "Just Jazz" Mark Murphy and Karlheinz Miklin in concert (Jazzette BP CD 027) "Fegefeuer/Purgatory" Soundtrack (Polygram/Amadeo 837 555) KARLHEINZ MIKLIN QUARTET (with Fritz Pauer p, Ron McClure b, Adam Nussbaum / Billy Hart / Victor Lewis d) "Last Waltz" (Acoustic Music 319.1126.2) "Decisions" (SOS J-008) "Next Page" (SOS J-001) KARLHEINZ MIKLIN TRIO (with Ewald Oberleitner b, Karlheinz Miklin jr/Heimo Wiederhofer d) "family affair" (EX 799-2) "We have only just begun" (SOS J-012) "Welcome to the Club!" (Jazzette BP CD 029) "Echoes of Illyria" (Universal 014 482-2)... KARLHEINZ MIKLIN & QUINTETO ARGENTINA "Onda Alpin" (ORF CD 3061) "Aniversario/Sketches from Illyro-Argentina" (EX 772-2) "graz hora cero" Quinteto Argentina & KUG Big Band (EX 572-2) "Linda" Quinteto Argentina & KUG Big Band (TCB 21232) "El Viejo - To The Roots And Back" (SOS J 009) "De Lejos" (SOS J-1002A) "Malambo Blue" (TCB Records No. 9050)...

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Featured recording “Aniversario”

Extraplatte (2006)
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