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@benschiem

1160 Vienna Austria   Jan 2017

baldachin.gehdanke.at  

Artist Bio

Influences:   Jazz, Folk, Rock, Worldmusic, Sociocultural Anthropology, Music Ethnology

I was born 1983 in Bregenz, Austria. And from early childhood on, the guitar was my chosen instrument. After playing in a Rock Band for several years, I moved to "the city" in Austria, which of course, is Vienna, to study Sociocultural Anthropology. For studying jazzguitar, I never felt good enough. My cousin and flatmate though studied Jazzsaxophone and made me play in the streets of Vienna with him. That got mit into Jazz, and after several years of streetmusic in Europe we formed a Trio called Baldachin, where I also play the Sitar, that I learned to know in India. My Bandmate @nik, playing percussion and hang, is now also here on FAWM.

Here you find the Music of our 2 CDs: https://soundcloud.com/baldachin-1

Another project is Bonnage Horreur, together with a comic book artist that does live drawings on the overhead projector.

That is here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZe38...

There is another reason I am here on FAWM, that as to do with my other passion, that is ethnography.

Recently I was lucky enough to put together my two passions, that is Ethnography and Music. I am working at the University in a research project on creativity in music. I will ask my collaborators, and other willing Fawmlings to give me some insight into their creative process. Over the next three years I want to write my thesis with the (preliminary) topic creativity in music in virtual and physical spaces.

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