June 6, 2013 | Concert

Michaela Rabitsch and Robert Pawlik

The Austrian Cultural Forum is proud to present Vienna’s simpatico first couple of jazz, which sets new benchmarks in unplugged duo playing and impresses with touching and catchy songs.

Michaela Rabitsch, singer, composer and Austria’s only and top female jazz trumpet player is called a modern day female Chet Baker by the US magazine Jazzscene. Michaela and her ingenious partner, composer and incredible fluid guitarist Robert Pawlik are delighting equally press and audience with their crossover repertoire of jazz, pop and latin.

They are presenting jazz with catchy melodies, strong harmonies, groovy rhythms and adventurous improvisations in a fine balanced vocal-instrumental mix. With brilliant instrumental technique and a silky velvet voice they are clothing their songs into a trendy, smooth-cool jazzrobe. Roberts guitar is equally able to create a cristal-clear frame full of feeling for the expressive voice and the sensitive trumpet playing of Michaela and to be the virtuoso replacement for the groove of a full rhythm section.

Especially their original, atmospheric compositions, which dominate the repertoire, give them a unique, charming profile. The entire repertoire features sophisticated melodies seasoned with a touch of blues.

When: Thursday, June 6, 2013 | 7.30 pm
Where: Embassy of Austria | 3542 International Court NW | Washington, DC 20008
Tickets: Admission is free. Reservation required. To register for tickets please go to: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/6225961017