stefan thaler

1992 – 1995 studied Jazz Double Bass, Carinthian State Conservatorium
1996 – 1999 studied Jazz Double Bass and Composition under Hein von de Geyn and Frans von der Hoeven, Royal Conservatory of The Hague, the Netherlands
since 2000 Freelance musician, composer, and producer in Vienna

Bassist and creator of thaBoom

Compositions for artists including Caroline de Rooij Group, Voxon, Roland Neuwirth,  Radio Agora, Oktet Suha.

Performances and competitions in the USA, Portugal, France, Spain, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Hungary, Norway, Finland, Switzerland, Slovenia, Bosnia, Croatia, Turkey, Pakistan

International Festivals: London Part of World & Roots; ITunes Festival, Berlin; Sziget Festival, Budapest; Sfinks Festival, Antwerp; Balkan Trafik Festival, Brussels; Akkordeon Festival, Vienna

Workshops with Marc Johnson, György Ligeti, John Patitucci, Avishai Cohen

Winner of various competitions: Accordion Project, Castelfidardo (Italy) with Klaus Paier (1994); 2nd  prize Group Hilversum (the Netherlands) with Caroline de Rooij (2000); Austrian World Music Award „Jazzta Prasta“, Vienna, with Martin  Lubenov (2005) Performances, recordings and CD production with artists including Martin Lubenov, Richard Galliano, Madita, Wolfgang Puschnig, Klaus Paier, Karlheinz Miklin. Roland Neuwirth, Barry Harris, Andrea Bocelli, Peter Kraus, Fred Schreiber, Willi Landl.