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Franz Koglmann

fh, tr, *1947 AT, Vienna
Singer / Musician / Composer of Jazz

Franz Koglmann (born 1947) is an Austrian jazz composer. He performs on both the trumpet and flugelhorn in a variety of contexts, most often within avant-garde jazz and third stream contexts. An award-winning composer, Koglmann has performed or recorded with a variety of musicians, including Lee Konitz, Paul Bley, Bill Dixon, Georg Gräwe, Andrea Centazzo, Theo Jörgensmann, Wolfgang Reisinger, Enrico Rava, Yitzhak Yedid, Ran Blake, John Lindberg and many others. When the Romanian town of Sibiu commissioned Koglmann to write a piece, he brought together bits from Haydn's 27th symphony with a tape recording of Sibiu native Emil Cioran philosophisizing. He received 2003 the highest Austrian jazz award, the Hans Koller Prize in category "album of the year".

  • Flugelhorn
  • Trumpet
  • Jazz
  • Classical
  • Electronic
Popular Tracks   
Lament for Javanette on We Thought About Duke by Franz Koglmann
A White Line on A White Line by Franz Koglmann
Moon Dreams on L'heure Bleue by Franz Koglmann
Ko-Ko on We Thought About Duke by Franz Koglmann
Leopard Lady on L'heure Bleue by Franz Koglmann
My Old Flame on L'heure Bleue by Franz Koglmann
Zweet Zurzday on We Thought About Duke by Franz Koglmann
Thoughts About Duke I on We Thought About Duke by Franz Koglmann
Nachts on L'heure Bleue by Franz Koglmann
Ezz-Thetics (Arr. Franz Koglmann) on About Yesterdays Ezzthetics by Franz Koglmann

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
G(ood)luckFranz Koglmann, Mario Arcari, Attila Pasztor2015Album
Join!Franz Koglmann2014Album
Lo-Lee-Ta: Music On NabokovFranz Koglmann2009Album
Nocturnal WalksFranz Koglmann, Joseph Haydn2007Album
Darkly AgainLol Coxhill, Franz Koglmann, Andrea Centazzo2006Album
DarklyLol Coxhill, Franz Koglmann, Andrea Centazzo2006Album
Let's Make LoveFranz Koglmann2005Album
The Bridal SuiteOskar Aichinger, Franz Koglmann2004Album
Fear Death By WaterFranz Koglmann2003Album
Venus In TransitFranz Koglmann2001Album
Don't Play, Just BeFranz Koglmann2001Album
OpiumBill Dixon / Franz Koglmann / Steve Lacy2001Compil.
SituationsAndrea Centazzo, Lol Coxhill, Franz Koglmann, Giancarlo Schiaffini2000Album
An Affair With StraussFranz Koglmann1999Album
O Moon My Pin-UpFranz Koglmann1998Album
Make BelieveFranz Koglmann1998Album
We Thought About DukeFranz Koglmann & Lee Konitz1995Album
Cantos I-IVFranz Koglmann1993Album
AnnettePaul Bley, Franz Koglmann, Gary Peacock1992Album
The Use Of MemoryFranz Koglmann1991Album
L'Heure BleueFranz Koglmann1991Album
A White LineFranz Koglmann1990Album
Orte Der GeometrieFranz Koglmann1989Album
About Yesterdays EzztheticsFranz Koglmann1988Album
IchFranz Koglmann1987Album
Good NightTrio Kokoko - Klaus Koch, Franz Koglmann, Eckard Koltermann1986Album
Opium For FranzFranz Koglmann / Bill Dixon1977Album
FlapsFranz Koglmann With Steve Lacy1973Album
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