"Emotional saxophone and vocal jazz with highlights like "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes," "I've Got You Under My Skin" and "Moonlight Serenade." Highly recommended!"Inmusic 11 12 2022, 01-12-2022
Reinhardt Winkler is a jazz drummer, composer and music educator.
Since 1993, he has taught at the music school in Kirchschlag i.d. Buckligen Welt. He has also led many workshops in Austria, as well as other countries. Since 2013, he has taught drumming at the Wimmer Gymnasium in Oberschützen in cooperation with the Kunstuniversität Graz.
As a performing jazz drummer, he has toured for many years throughout Europe, the USA, and Asia, and worked with cutting edge artists such as Wolfgang Puschnig, STS, Terry Myers, Jamaaladeen Tacuma, to name just a few.
Emotional saxophone and vocal jazz with highlights like "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes," "I've Got You Under My Skin" and "Moonlight Serenade." Highly recommended!
Inmusic 11 12 2022, 01-12-2022
... Absolute straightness, almost blind trust in the common ability, playing art of captivating virtuosity and inventiveness, which does not awaken nostalgic memories...
Concerto Austria, 01-10-2022
... Elegantly the tunes dance, it swings fine and in the ballads there are the big feelings...
... Besides popular evergreens like "Moonlight Serenade" or "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes", Bossa Nova classics like "Samba de Orfeu" complete the delightfully swinging session.
Fono Forum, 10-11-2022
... Tenorist Scott Hamilton, located in the mainstream, realizes an airy variation to this, which continues in the actions of the pianist and rhythm team...
... this is absolutely cultivated entertainment with a balanced mixture of different styles of jazz.
... here with heart and soul world-famous melodies are brought into a actually no longer contemporary, melodious and swinging context...
You can accuse the leader of moving in a somewhat derivative aesthetic, but at the same time you have to admit that he can put his stamp on it...