Biography

Muriel Grossmann
saxophone, singer, composer


Austrian alto, soprano, tenor saxophonist, singer and composer Muriel Grossmann was born in Paris and grew up in Vienna, where she initiated classical studies of flute at the age of five until twenty-one, when she switched to alto and soprano saxophone for further studies.

Muriel Grossmann played and toured with various rhythm & blues, funk, world music and jazz groups and artists such as Hans Tschiritsch, Shani Ben Canar, Christoph Kurzmann, Geri Schuller, Pete Hoven, Robert Rehak, The Original Brothers.

In 2002 she moved to Barcelona where she started to lead her own bands for recordings and concerts. Muriel Grossmann is resident in Ibiza since 2004, which marks a very fruitful recording and performing period.

Muriel Grossmann played and recorded with Joachim Kuehn, Wolfgang Reisinger, Rolf Kuehn, Martin Klingeberg, Thomas Heidepriem, Mark Vinci, Molly Duncan, Christian Lillinger, Johannes Fink, Robert Landfermann and Muriel Grossmann Barcelona Quartet featuring Radomir Milokovic on guitar, David Marroquin on upright and Marko Jelaca on drums, recording and performing original compositions.

Grossmann played in Spain, Austria, Germany, Holland, Ireland, Greece, England, Morocco, South Africa, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia, Hungary, Italy, performing over 150 concerts a year.

2011-2014 Muriel Grossmann was performing and recording with quartet featuring Radomir Milojkovic (Belgrade) on guitar, Robert Landfermann (Cologne) on upright bass and Christian Lillinger (Berlin) on drums.

Since 2014 she is working with Radomir Milojkovic (Belgrade) on guitar, Gina Schwarz (Vienna) on double bass and Uros Stamenkovic (Belgrade) on drums.

 

SELECTED DISCOGRAPHY

Here And Now (2008)
Quartet (2008)
Sudden Impact (2009)
Birth of the Mystery (2010)
For Ornette (2012,  date of release Nov 2017)

Awakening (2013)
Earth Tones (2015)
Natural Time (2016)
Momentum (2017)