Jazzatelier Ulrichsberg



Jazzatelier Ulrichsberg

Association for promotion and advancement of contemporary art.

Jazzatelier Ulrichsberg was founded in 1973. Starting with traditional Jazz- and Bluesconcerts, over the years this activities increased and evolved till today to all kinds of improvised music and contemporary music.

In 1986 Jazzatelier bought a house where now about ten concerts are takeing place throughout the year, as well as an annual international musicfestival, the Ulrichsberger Kaleidophon. Although our main activities are in music, we also offer artforms like film and visual arts.

Highlight-Activities from 1973 till today include performances of Art Farmer, Friedrich Gulda, Peter Broetzmann, Henry Threadgill, David Murray, Tim Berne, Anthony Braxton, Walter Malli, Cecil Taylor, Radu Malfatti, John Zorn, AMM, Sun Ra, Herbert Henck, Evan Parker, Gavin Bryars, Franz Koglmann, Roscoe Mitchell, George Lewis, Paul Lovens, Barre Phillips, Misha Mengelberg, Mark Dresser, Klangforum Wien, Ensemble Recherche, Christian Fennesz, Werner Dafeldecker, Bruce Gilbert, Ken Vandermark, Joelle Leandre and Alvin Lucier. 

Concert-Recordings at Jazzatelier Ulrichsberg, available on CD:

Sun Ra Arkestra, "Salute to Walt Disney", 1989, Leo
Evan Parker, "Synergetics - Phonomanie III", 1993, Leo
Walter Malli, "Geh langsam durch die alten Gassn", 1994, PAO
WUF, "Chamot", 1997, Extraplatte
Malfatti/Durrant/Lehn, "Dach", 1999, Erstwhile
Lull, "Live at Ulrichsberger Kaleidophon 2001", 2001
Irene Schweizer / Pierre Favre, "Ulrichsberg", 2003, Intakt-Records
Anthony Braxton, "4 Compositons (Ulrichsberg)", 2005, Leo Records
ZFP-Quartet, "UlrichsbergMünchenMusik", 2007, Bruces Fingers Records
USE - Schweiger/Klement/Stangassinger, 2007, KalK Records
Memorize the Sky, "In Former Times", 2008, Clean Feed Records
Atelier-Abstrait, "Improtage 2010", 2010, ambientartlab.at
Joelle Leandre, "Can you hear me", Tentet/Trio, 2011, Leo Records
Peter Ablinger, "Regenstücke Vol. 2", 2013, God Records
Butcher/Kaplan/Kurzmann, "Shortening Distance", 2013, l'innomable
Contest of (more) pleasures, "Ulrichsberg", 2015, Confront Recordings

2009 Jazzatelier did organize Peter Ablingers "Landscape Opera". Some parts of that opera are still active. Click here for an english documentation with texts, pictures and mp3s.

A lot more information about past activities is collected in the Archiv-Section of the german version of this website. And, as photos dont need a certain language, we strongly recommend this site too: Photos, Videos, MP3s

"... the audience was similarly at ease, and it contained fans from as far away as California, Canada and England, all making the trip to this small Austrian village ..." (Andrew Choate, Signal to Noise-Magazin, Houston/Texas, attending Paul Lovens' Vermögen-Phonomanie.)