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Roland Danhinden
Born 1962 in Zug, Switzerland
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Studies in trombone and composition at Musikhochschule Graz (Georg F. Haas), Scuola di Musica di Fiesole Florence (Vinko Globokar), Wesleyan University Connecticut (Anthony Braxton, Alvin Lucier; M.A.) and Birmingham University England (Vic Hoyland; PhD).

As a trombonist he spezializes in the performance of contemporary music and improvisation/jazz (world premieres by Peter Ablinger, Anthony Braxton, John Cage, Maria De Alvear, Bernhard Lang, Alvin Lucier, Christian Wolff). Concerts in various countries of Europe, in America and Asia; performed with Anthony Braxton, Miles Davis, Marty Ehrlich, Pièrre Favre, George Gruntz, Guy Klucevek.

As a composer he collaborated with visual artists such as Inge Dick, Sol LeWitt and Guido Baselgia; concert works, sound istallations and sound sculptures.

CD releases for Mode Rec. NYC, Hat Hut Basel, Col Legno Vienna, Leo Rec. London, Black Saint Milano, Warner Bros. NYC, Splash Rec. Roma, World Music Cologne, Braxton House NYC, Amadeo PolyGram Vienna etc.

CD ‘silberen’ picked as one of the ‘Top Albums of the Year’ by the arts journal The New Yorker.

Plays alphorns by J. Stocker and R. Zanetti and trombones by Th. Inderbinen and W. Rapp.

further informations under www.roland-dahinden.ch

Roland Dahinden
Alphorn, Posaune / alphorn, trombone


Roland Schiltknecht
Hackbrett, Basshackbrett, Stimme / hammered dulcimer, bass hammered dulcimer, calls


Gabriel Schiltknecht
Perkussion / percussion