Biography

Born in Vienna on 14th of October 1943 in Vienna.
Started to take private piano lessons when he was 5years old.
Studied Violin,Guitar and Clarinet,but decided to be a professional Jazzpianist at the age of 16.
Playing in Fatty Georges All Star Band from 1960 to 1962 gave him the possibility to be able to play different styles.
1963-64 Recordings and Concerts with Hans Koller,Miriam & Oscar Klein.
1964-68 he moved to Berlin/Germany and played at Dug’s Night Club & Jazzgalery as a accompanist for Herb Geller, Johnny Griffin, Don Byas, Booker Erwin,
Dexter Gordon, Art Farmer, Leo Wright, Carmell Jones, Pony Poindexter & the Berlin Allstars
1968-1982 Pianoteacher at the Jazzdepartment,Vienna Conservatory.
Arranger & Composer, Member of the ORF-RadioBand (Vienna ) & the Erich Kleinschuster Sextet. Projects&Recordins with Friedrich Gulda.
Fritz Pauer Trio since 1970. Art Farmer Quartet, Quintet & Duo from 1970 until 2000.
1982-1984 Leader & Pianoteacher at the Swiss Jazz School in Bern/Switzerland.
1984-1989 freelance Artist
Since 1989 Teacher at the KUG University/Jazzdepartement in Graz/Austria(Interpretation,Begleiten&Korrepetition)
Recent Projects (Recordings & Concerts) Bass Encounters,
Ed Neumeister Quartet, Fritz Pauer Solo & Trio, Sheila Cooper/Fritz Pauer Duo,Simone Kopmajer Quartet, Lucia Luzinska “All Time Jazz ” Fritz Pauer Trio/Chico Freeman Quartet

Edited by Rassakhatsky on 19 Nov 2011, 10:24

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