Rosenbauer / Gschloessl

Duo 1


Matthias Rosenbauer (dr, perc),
Gerhard Gschloessl (tb, Harmonisierungsgeraet und Tonschleifen)

Recorded October 23, 2001 and July 23, 2002 by Romin Katzer, Fuerth/Bay.

the art of duo

Trombone and drums - an unusual line-up of instruments and two unusual musicians.

With own compositions both are on a ridge walk between tradition, contemporary groove and avantgarde. Electronic effects and live added loops are part of the concept and form a symbiotic whole of electronics and acoustics.

"You can, without exaggeration, speak of a great moment of duo music. Here two congenial spirits wrote a tailor-made program, which offers both a maximum of scope to develop their talents. The apparently unlimited technical variations of trombone player Gerhard Gschloessl counters Matthias Rosenbauer with no less complete arsenal of beating techniques and rhythmic sounds." (MZ)

"The art of duo - as the two high-class jazzmen introduced themselves, granted the jazz fans an electrifying premiere….. Together they follow the path to a new definition of jazz….. Just naively as creatively and partly briliantly they played own compositions, which were characterized by strict grooves as well as nerve-racking passages." (Alexander Fischer, SZ)


Matthias Rosenbauer

after finishing his studies (under Bill Elgart and others) he is now working as freelancer; he moves between avantgarde, Drum´n Bass and traditional jazz, he is  ember of various bands an played with  Ack van Rooyen, Annie Gosfield and Roger Kleier (Knitting Factory N.Y.C), Frank Moebus and Rudi Mahall; he works with the theaters in Nuremberg and Erlangen , gives lectures at the Musikhochschule Nuremberg/Augsburg and the Nuremberg/Erlangen University.

Gerhard Gschloessl

studied jazz and classical composition in Würzburg; concerts, tours and recordings with the Sunday Night Orchestra, Jerry Bergonzi, Don Menza, Maria Schneider, Albert Mangelsdorff (Deutsch-Franzoesisches Jazz Ensemble) and own bands; culture award winner of Munich 1997.