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With her expressive voice, the winner of the Jazz Fest Vienna Vocal Award is one of the most impressive singers in the country. Karin Bachner not only owes the license to swing, which she shows in a brilliant way with her Pocket Big Band and her Ella Fitzgerald Tribute "Ella Forever" , but also shines with her soulful side as a gospel soloist.

As a singer-songwriter, she wrote, among other things, the official German version ("Love Enough For Us Two") of the ESC winning song 2017 "Amar Pelos Dois" . From a young age on she sang in the modern church choir and the youth gospel choir Brothers & Sisters. Karin Bachner studied Jazz vocals at the Bruckner Conservatory Linz and refined her colorful vocal technique at the Complete Vocal Institute  in Copenhagen.

Born in Upper Austria, she started her professional music career as a background singer with Milagros Pinera and Dorretta Carter. Soon after completing her studies, she founded her own Jazz Quartet and toured Germany, Luxembourg and Holland. In 2006 she received the Jazz Festival Vienna Vocal Award and since then released several CDs as a bandleader. She performed with famous Orchestras such as The Richard Oesterreicher Big Band , The Upper Austrian Jazz Orchestra , The Robert Bachner Big Band , The Würzburg Jazz Orchestra and most recently also with The Lungau Big Band wellknown from the TV Show "Talk in Hangar 7". With her whole passionate heart and vocal power she inspires her audience when being the Guestsoloist with The Longfield Gospel  Choirs.

She supports young austrian singers by teaching at the Popular Music Institute Puchenau and has been part of the CVT Austria team, Austria's authorized Complete Vocal Technique Vocalcoaches , for several years.
Asked about herself she says: “I want to share my joy and passion for music with my audience, no matter which style. Music is a great, positive source of power that can give you a lot of strength and joy if you just let it happen. ”

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Karen Bachner

Vienna - Austria

Phone: +43-699-18233938




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