CIA Seven Sins Ensemble: Edgar Allan Poe CD in April 2018


The CIA Seven Sins Ensemble will release their new album »Never Bet the Devil Your Head« in April 2018!

We thank our sponsors, SKE Austro Mechana, HDI Versicherung and Land Vorarlberg for making this recording possible!


The Story of “Never Bet The Devil Your Head:

Never Bet The Devil Your Head:


Aleksandra Lartseva: Violin
Monica Tarksay: Violin
Simon Frick: Viola
Bianca Riesner: Cello
Herbert Walser-Breuß: Trumpet
Martin Grabher: Drums
Herwig Hammerl: Double bass
Peter Madsen: Piano, compositions & arrangements

New release: CIA Duo – Satin Doll


The CIA Nu Duo has released its first CD, Satin Doll – A Tribute to Billy Strayhorn, released on Playscape Recordings, April 2017.

Watch a video of one of the recorded tunes:

Chelsea Bridge:

Peter Madsen: Piano
Oliver Rath: Guitar

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Seven on Six Guitar Ensemble: Live at Kammgarn


The CIA Seven on Six Guitar Ensemble has released its first DVD Live at Kammgarn, recorded on Nov 29th, 2014 and released in 2016.

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Elvis Never Left the Building


The latest CD of the CIA Trio »Elvis Never Left the Building« has been released on September 16 th, 2014 on Playscape Recordings.

The Album got a raving 4 1/2 stars review in the DownBeat magazine, and not only was »Elvis Never Left the Building« voted under the top ten jazz CDs of the year in the New York Jazz Record! – Duck Baker also voted it Top Tribute CD of the year!!

The CD has so far been played on the radio in Chicago, San Diego, Hartford, Massachusetts, Canada, Australia, Italy, England, Japan, Germany and Ö1-Austria, and the trio performed in Switzerland, Poland and Austria, and in a couple of months in NYC and Connecticut.

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Zwei neue Veröffentlichungen


Es bewegt tut sich einiges in den rührigen Ensembles der CIA!
Im Juni alleine gibt es gleich zwei neue Veröffentlichungen:

CIA Trio: Transformation

Das CIA Trio mit Peter Madsen, Alfred Vogel und Herwig Hammerl veröffentlicht die erste CD Tranformation auf dem HGBS Label (Veröffentlichungstermin: 14. Juni 2013)

Eine kurze Hörprobe zu Transformation unter dem folgenden Link:

CIA Duo: Soul of the Underground

Das CIA Duo mit Peter Madsen und Alfred Vogel bringt mit Soul of the Underground ebenfalls eine Erstveröffentlichung an den Start.
Playscape Records (Veröffentlichungstermin: 18. Juni 2013)

Soul of the Underground auf YouTube:

CIA Seven Sins Ensemble auf Lufthansa-Flügen

Und zu guter Letzt noch eine interessante Mitteilung in eigener Sache: Die Gravity of Love CD des Seven Sins Ensembles ist seit Februar auf allen international Lufthansa-Flügen im Bordradio anwählbar!

CIA Duo: Satin Doll

Release: September 14th, 2017

Playscape Recordings

You can order the album via Amazon or iTunes, or just drop us a line
and we'll get back to you!


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25. Jänner 2019

Open Workshop

27. Jänner 2019

Silent Movie Ensemble, TaKino LI

1. Februar 2019

Open Workshop

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Open Workshop

13. Februar 2019

Silent Movie Ensemble, Spielboden

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