An immensely lyrical sound.(...) Teddy Doering , Jazzpodium
Dominik Fuss (B.A. B.A.)
is a internationally renowned trumpet player from Vienna, Austria. (german version & full bio below)
Born into a musical family, aged 7 he found out that he wants to be a trumpet player, after investing his lunch money for a whole school camp week, into a 10 CD-collection of Louis Armstrong.
He studied in several universities (Vienna, Cologne, Graz...) and graduated with honors in jazz- trumpet & classical trumpet (-education).
After his graduation he won the first prize for trumpet at the International Jazzsolist-Award "MasterJam Fest" in Odessa Ukraine, alonside other prize winners like Joey Alexander (US), Yissy Garcia (Cuba) & others.
In the recent years he played around the globe (North America, Carribean, Turkmenistan and a lot in Europe) and released his europewide acclaimed debut-Album "Ethology" (2016) with purely his compositions he did over the past years with his modern jazz quintet Dominik Fuss' Rumpus.
In 2015 and initiated and leaded large ensembles like the Spittelberg JazzOrchestra, an young all-star big band playing new vienesse composers and their music, and began being interested in classical chamber music and composed for string quartet and his crossover trio Artreju.
A bit later he started the family band Affair Dreyfuss (Affäre Dreyfuss): a band containing three members of one family (fuss), playing originals and arrangements from the bop-era and beyond. They released the album "In Good Company" this year (2018) in june.
He is currently living in Vienna writing and playing music beyond the boundaries of classical & jazz music.
Improvised Music : Dee Dee Bridgewater, Daniel Riegler's Studio Dan, Mathias Ruegg & Lia Pale, Dick Oatts, Heinz Czadeks Project Two, Roman Schwaller, Eur(o)radio JazzOrchestra 2018, Joey Alexander, Mario Gonzi, Ed Neumeister, Markus Stockhausen, Nouvelle Cuisine, Fabian Rucker, Phil Nykrin and many more
Classical Music: Juan Diego Florez, Tonkünstler Orchester NÖ, Orchester der Vereinigten Bühnen Wien, Turkmenistan National Orchestra,...
Popular Music : Parov Stelar Band, Norbert Schneider Band, Johann Sebastian Bass Orchestra, Velojet, Martin Spengler und die foischn Wiener, Carla Natasha Salsa Band, Düsenfried & the Stuffgivers,...
Pedagogic Work: private trumpet tutor & @Musikschule Klangspiele (1050), Actor in Kids-Theater Piece „Planet Globokar“ about the music of the slovenian-contemporary composer Vinko Globokar
played in : the US (New York City, Washington DC), Canada (Montreal, Toronto,...), France (Paris, Marseille), Italy (Rome, Padua...), Great Britain, , Latvia, Turkey (Istanbul Jazz Festival), the Carribbean, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Germany, Poland, Hungary and Switzerland.