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Saxophonist, composer and producer Michael Hornstein is, in the words of the news magazine "Der Spiegel" "one of the outstanding representatives of contemporary European jazz…". Born in 1962, he started playing the piano at the age of 10, and then saxophone at 14. First self-taught under the influence of Charlie Parker, he later studied music at the university for music and interpretative arts in Graz, Austria from 1979 to 1982 and received a scholarship for Berklee College/USA in 1983. In his recorded works one finds flavors of jazz, drum and bass, trip hop & electronic music.

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