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Mejer Thomas K. J.

(12. 06. 1961)

Mejer Thomas K. J.
Mejer Thomas K. J.
Moosmattstr. 26
CH-6005 Luzern (LU)
Schweiz

Tel: 41 (0)41 310 05 87
Internet: www.thomasmejer.com

Biography
Thomas Mejer was born in Lucerne. He studied saxophone under Urs Leimgruber at the Lucerne School of Jazz, with Marcus Weiss at the Lucerne Conservatory and with Mick Green at the Dartington College of Arts. He studied composition under Vinko Globokar, Per Norgard, Michael Finnissy, Philip Grange and received his MA in music from Exeter University. Mejer has won several awards, including a fellowship grant awarded by the Swiss Musicians Association, the Marianne and Curt Dienemann Composition Scholarship, and a financial award from the City and Canton of Lucerne. He teaches saxophone at the Musikschule Luzern and music of the 20th century, instrumentation and counterpoint at the Musikhochschule Luzern.

Repertory
Leo Bachmann: Schwarzer Schatten for contrabass saxophone
Leo Bachmann: Uebermässig - Unmässig for contrabass saxophone and string orchestra
Franco Tosi: Concerto Grosso for contrabass saxophone in Eb solo, violoncello, double bass, 2 flutes, 1 oboe/English horn, 1 clarinet/bass clarinet, two trumpets, trombone and tuba
Diskographie
Jeux Circulaires (betweenthelines Nr. BTLCHR 71226, 2010)
Interpreten:
Bachmann, Leo
KONTRA-Trio
Werke:
Bachmann, Leo: Jeux Circulaires (2009)
Nashi dela - po-russki (earup Nr. 1008, 2007)Mit weiteren Werken von: Thomas .J. Mejer, Ilja Komarov, Marc Unternäher
Vulnerable Spaces (earup Nr. 1009, 2007)
Interpreten:
Bachmann, Leo
KONTRA-Trio
Mit weiteren Werken von: Hae-Kyung Choi, Hans-Joachim Hespos, Alvin Lucier
774th Street Quartet - A Rare Thing (Bloody Murder Nr. 101-1, 2006)Mit weiteren Werken von: Thomas K.J. Mejer, Guillermo Gregorio, Keefe Jackson, Aram Shelton
Nautilus (earup Nr. 1007, 2006)Mit weiteren Werken von: Peter Schmid, Thomas K.J. Mejer
Masul - The Arousal City (Creative Sources Recordings Nr. 84, 2005)Mit weiteren Werken von: Thomas K.J. Mejer, Paul Giallorenzo
Momentum 4 (Leo Records Nr. 440, 2005)
Interpreten:
Brennan, John Wolf
Mit weiteren Werken von: John Wolf Brennan, Gene Coleman, Thomas K.J. Mejer, Marc Unternährer
Info: www.fonoteca.ch
Disseminate (moderecords new york Nr. mode 131, 2004)
Interpreten:
Bachmann, Leo
Bischof, Madeleine
KONTRA-Trio
Mit weiteren Werken von: Phill Niblock
Fired City (TZADIK Records Nr. TZ 7082, 2002)
Interpreten:
Bachmann, Leo
Bischof, Madeleine
KONTRA-Trio
Mit weiteren Werken von: Frank Denyer
Ines Herbener: Ueberfahrten (earup Nr. 1004, 1999)Mit weiteren Werken von: Thomas K.J. Mejer
Kontra-Trio: Diligent Places (stv/asm Nr. 5, 1999)
Interpreten:
KONTRA-Trio
Werke:
Bachmann, Leo: Multiplex (1999)
Info: www.fonoteca.ch
Madame Claude - Music for Harp Trio (RAP Productions Nr. 130618-1, 1997)Mit weiteren Werken von: Claude Debussy, Leif Thybo, Jesper Koch, Herman D. Koppel, Thomas Clausen
Compositions for Contrabass-Saxophone (earup Nr. 1003, 1996)
Interpreten:
Bachmann, Leo
Tosi, Franco
KONTRA-Trio
Werke:
Mäder, Urban: lieber ein Saxophon (1994)
Planzer, Mani: The Awakening of ATMAN (1995)
Bachmann, Leo: Schwarzer Schatten (1993)
Tosi, Franco: Concerto Grosso (1993-1994)
Mit weiteren Werken von: Michael Finnissy, James Clapperton, Ulrich Krieger, sha, Frank Denyer, Andrew Toovey
Info: www.fonoteca.ch
Musik in 12+1 Borsari Tanks (earup Nr. 1001, 1995)
Info: www.fonoteca.ch
Ensembles