ISB 2023 Convention Presenter — Martin Wind

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Name: Martin Wind
Presentation Date: Wednesday, June 7, 2023 5:00 PM
Presentation Venue: Stamps Auditorium
Presentation Title: Martin Wind's New York Bass Quartet: Air
Presented / Performed Previous ISB Convention? Yes
Type of Presentation: Recital
Genre: Classical - unaccompanied, Jazz - unaccompanied, New Music, Orchestral Music

Martin Wind was born in Flensburg, Germany in 1968 and has been living in the

New York City area since 1996.

He studied with Prof. Wolfgang Guettler at the Cologne Conservatory and completed his master’s degree at NYU.

In 1995 Martin came in third at the International Thelonious Monk Bass Competition in Washington, D.C.,

and in 1996 he won the first Cognac Hennessy/Blue Note Jazz Search in Germany.

In 2000 he won the Cultural Award of his home state Schleswig-Holstein.

Martin has released about 20 albums as leader/co-leader including “Turn out the Stars” (2014), “Light Blue” (2018), “White Noise” (2020), “My Astorian Queen” (2021), “Air” (2022).

Martin Wind has worked with Guidon Kremer, Christoph Eschenbach, Mstislav Rostopowitch, Lalo Schifrin, Monty Alexander, Pat Metheny, Clark Terry, Slide Hampton, Toots Thielemans, Buddy DeFranco Michael and Randy Brecker, Phil Woods, Johnny Griffin, Bucky Pizzarelli, Johnny Mandel, Frank Wess, James Moody, Hank Jones, John Scofield, Sting, Ann Hampton Callaway, Michel Legrand, Anat Cohen, Vanguard Jazz Orchestra and others.

In 2018 he premiered his bass concerto “Legacy” with his hometown orchestra; he has also written the sonata “Into the light” for bass and piano, many arrangements, and original compositions for bass ensemble and about 100 jazz tunes and concert pieces.

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