Engel Mayr

Guitar (Jazz & Popular Music)

- currently on maternity leave -


  • University for Music and Performing Arts Vienna, Vienna Conservatory: Diploma IGP Guitar 
  • Gustav Mahler Conservatory Vienna: Diploma in Jazz Guitar

Work Experience

  • One of the most successful live and studio guitarists in Austria 
  • Reached recognition and fame as guitarist of the band "Russkaja", and through their weekly performances in the ORF TV show „Willkommen Österreich"
  • Guitarist, Producer & Songwriter with Russkaja, Dorretta Carter, Hallucination Company, Duo Mayr/Tiefenbacher, Texta (gstanzl stream 2010), Eddie Cole, Lynne Kieran, Kim Cooper, Previn Moore, Bastard Peels, Carmen Rizzo (Alanis Morisette, Seal, Coldplay), Daniel Küblböck Jazz band (“Deutschland sucht den Superstar”), Bad Powells, Musical Westside Story (Schlossfestspiele Regensburg), Camp Rock Musical (Stadthalle Wien), Buehne Baden (Stadttheater), Hansi Lang, Andy Baum, GuGabriel & the nomads of the universe, Ramona Rotstich, Besouro Preto, Engel Mayr’s Defjazz, ¼ Most Bert und Engel, Tini Kainrath, Kris Jefferson, Melinda Stoika, Hubert Tubbs (Tower of Power), Jazzwerkstatt Vienna, Supermax, Big John Whitfield, Roland Jäger, Johanna Wokalek (Burgtheater Vienna), Serge Gainsbourg Projekt (Schauspielhaus Vienna, Akademietheater, Kasino Burgtheater, Prinz Regenten Theater Munich), Paolo Conte Abend (Casino Burgtheater), Sophia i, Agnes Milewski and many more

Teaching & Research

  • JAM MUSIC LAB since 2011