ISB 2019 Convention Presenter — Martin Wind

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Name: Martin Wind
Presentation Date: Thursday, June 6, 2019 5:00 PM
Presentation Venue: Sweeney Hall
Presentation Title: Legacy Recital Program
Type of Presentation: Recital
Musical Style: Other

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

New York area since 1996.

He earned a diploma as Orchestra Musician studying with Prof. Wolfgang Guettler 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.

Iin 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 more than 20 albums  as leader/co-leader so far; his latest album "Light Blue" received four stars in Downbeat Magazine.

Martin Wind has recorded and/or
performed with the following artists: Guidon Kremer, Christoph Eschenbach,
Mstislav Rostopowitch, Lalo Schifrin, Monty Alexander, Pat Metheny, Clark
Terry, Slide Hampton, Toots Thielemans, Buddy DeFranco Michael and Randy
Brecker, Eddie Daniels, Phil Woods, Johnny Griffin, Bucky Pizzarelli, Johnny
Mandel, Frank Wess, James Moody, Hank Jones, John Scofield, Sting, Ann Hampton
Callaway, Michel Legrand, Anat Cohen, Benny Green, Vanguard Jazz Orchestra and

Martin Wind is on the faculty
at New York University and Hofstra University.

In 2018 he premiered his bass concerto “Legacy” with his hometown orchestra.

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