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Christoph Grab


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Christoph Grab studied at Swiss Jazz School Bern (Saxophone, Composition, Arrangement). His teachers and mentors were Andy Scherrer, Sal Nistico, Jerry Bergonzi, Joe Lovano, Dave Liebman a.o. He made a lot of recordings for radios and television, many tours and concerts in the whole world. Among the many musicians he recorded and performed with, there are names like Ray Anderson, Benny Golson, Louis Sclavis, Wolfgang Muthspiel, Irene Schweizer, Axel Dörner, Joe Beck, Mark Egan, Danny Gottlieb, Frank Moebus and many more.
His main projects at the moment are his quintet RAW VISION, his trio REFLECTIONS and his hammond-trio TOUGH TENOR.
Alongside to his work as a freelancer in switzerlands jazzscene his is/was part of some permanent collaborations as: Reto Anneler's STILLE POST, Baumann/Grab/ Haemmerli/Renold, Christoph Steiner ESCAPE ARGOT, ELLINGTONALITY, Raphael Jost, Elmar Frey Sextett, Spittin' Horns, Axel Fischbacher Group, a.o. Earlier groups were SCIENCE FICTION THEATER, KOJ, Zurich Jazz Orchestra, NEUROMODULATOR, Kurt Weil Vibes Revisited, ContempArabic Jazz Ensemble, Marion Denzler Group, The Blindside, Lukas Bitterlin Quartett, Blastic, Grab/Scarton Quartet etc.
With his intense research on live-electronics and his "hacked toys" he gained attention in the electronic- and DJ-scene.
In addition to his work as a performer, since 1998 he is a professor of saxophone and improvisation at the University of Arts in Zurich.


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