Peter Kronreif

Born and raised in Salzburg, Austria, Peter Kronreif discovered his passion for the drum-set already in early childhood -“I went to the kitchen, chose cooking spoons, pots and pans, and enthusiastically accompanied the Mozart sonatas my big brother and my mother were playing on recorder and piano.” He picked up the drums at age nine and soon started playing in his father's wind orchestra. In high school Peter got into his first bands playing rock, funk and pop music. “We used to plug our ears and go crazy on Offspring and Greenday songs in the bomb-shelter under my dad’s school”. Inspired by his brother Chris' records (who is a professional saxophonist living in Austria) and his early teachers Christian Lettner and Franz Trattner, Peter started to get into jazz transcribing Roy Haynes and Elvin Jones, forming jazz bands with schoolmates and playing weekly jazz sessions at a local bar...

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Peter Kronreif Albums

1 record