The Team


Christoph Huber artistic director

Born 1968 in Baden/Switzerland. 1989-93: Study of science of sport & management at the University of Vienna. From 1991-98: Co-organisator (together with Gerhard Eder) of the International Jazzfestival Saalfelden. 1993: Organisation of the Symposium „The Situation of the Contemporary Music on the example of Jazz“ in Saalfelden. From fall 1993: Artistic & organizational Director (together with Mathias Rüegg, Renald Deppe and Gabriele Mazic) of Jazz & Musicclub Porgy & Bess. From 1995-98: Artistic director of the „Short Cuts“ in Saalfelden. 1998: Festival „Good News from Russia“ in Vienna. 1998 & 99 Artistic concept of the „Grabenfesttage“ together with Christoph Cech. 1999: Programming of the series „The Great American Songbook“ on the occasion of the exhibition „Amerika“ at the „Belvedere“ in Vienna. 1999 & 2000: Programming of the series „Invoice“ for the Summerstage in Vienna. September 1999 till Mai 2000: Artistic and organizing director of the series „30A“ in the Radiokulturhaus. Summer 2000: Conception of a jazzclub at the Kunsthalle Wien in the Museumsquartier. From December 2000: Director of the „new“ Porgy & Bess in the rooms of the legendary Rondell-Kino in the center of Vienna.

Gabriele Mazic financial director
Renald Deppe curator
Mathias Rüegg founder & honorary member

Lukas Hofmann, Valentin Zopp event management
Susanne Hartmann concert management, editing & translation
Ronald Matky, Norbert Benesch sound technicians
Naïma Mazic Head of international affairs and coordination European Jazz Network

Team 2008