Saxophonist, composer and musical thinker.
Philipp is a pioneer in combining microtonality and jazz. He has divided the octave into 128 notes on the saxophone and in his compositions. Besides playing, he teaches clinics at universities around the globe. Philipp Gerschlauer is considered to be one of the leading microtonal saxophonists in the world.
He has published a fingering chart for saxophone which includes around 600 microtonal fingerings.
As bandleader he has recorded several CDs with his band Besaxung, which was followed by "Mikrojazz" (with David Fiuczynski, Jack DeJohnette, Matt Garrison, Giorgi Mikadze). This record was internationally widely acclaimed and considered to be groundbreaking by audience and journalists.
He is a faculty member of the Music and Arts University of the City of Vienna (MUK) where he teaches jazz theory, eartraining and ensemble.www.gerschlauermusic.comhttps://youtube.com/channel/UC_XF42BPrR4G3At5CL2hntQ