Articles about Composition


John Beasley wins „Spheres of a Genius“, a composition competition by JAM MUSIC LAB and Radio Symphony Orchestra Vienna

June 1st, 2018

The prize-winning work „Simplexity“ will be premiered on June 7th, 2018 in the Golden Hall of the Vienna Musikverein. 

Spheres of a Genius. 100 years of Thelonious Monk

Spheres of a genius. 100 years of Thelonious Monk

November 28th, 2016
A jazz composition competition by JAM MUSIC LAB in cooperation with the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra.
Chameleon Changes, The Dangerous Lab

Chameleon Changes - The Dangerous Lab

July 1st, 2016


Just by walking, you’ll find new ways! 

studies on musical hermeneutic

Studies on Artistic Research and Musical Hermeneutics

June 24th, 2016

At the Institute of Musicology, Vienna, I was part of a several year long ongoing research seminar on musical hermeneutics, which was led by the musicologist Gernot Gruber.

Composition in Jazz scores

Research on Composition in Jazz

May 4th, 2016
At the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna I’m currently working on a PhD thesis "Composition in Jazz". I´m very much looking forward to getting in contact with more scholars, composers, musicians, journalists, broadcasters, those who are generally interested in jazz, as well as people working on similar topics and who are also interested in sharing ideas and knowledge accordingly.