Mejer Thomas K. J.

Thomas K.J. Mejer studied Saxophone with Urs Leimgruber (Jazz School Lucerne), Marcus Weiss (Konservatorium Luzerne) and Mick Green (Dartington College of Art, UK), and composition Vinko Globokar, Per Nørgard and Michael Finnissy (Sussex University). His compositions have been performed by Allegri Quartett, BBC Singers, Ny Dansk Saxofon Kvartett, Cambridge New Music Players, Vision Saxophon-Quartet, and Basel Sinfonietta.
As a saxophonist, Mejer has concentrated on the Contrabass-Saxophone and on Bass Ensembles like KONTRA-Trio, Chicago Basses, TwoTubax, Nashi Dela etc. As an Improviser he has played with Martin Schütz, Fredy Studer, Michael Zerang, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Keefe Jackson and many more.
Mejer has received several prizes, namely the Werkbeitrag 1993 and 1998 from the town and city of Lucerne, as well as the 2004 studio space in Chicago from the Sister Cities Trust.
His compositions are published at Schweizerischen Musikedition. CDs are available on earup, Leo Records, Mode Records and Tzadik.

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