Lush Life - with Valentina Marino.

This is the first track of my new CD "My favourite songs - my favourite singers" scheduled for release in June 2016. More music ...

Johannes Thoma

About me

Johannes Thoma is an Austrian Jazz Pianist with 25+ years of experience in the jazz, pop/rock, world and latin music idioms. His style is very lyrical with a strong melodic approach, yet rhythmical and powerful.

Johannes currently lives in Vienna, Austria but commutes a lot between Vienna, Berlin/Germany, New York and Italy.


As a leader

  • My favourite songs - my favourite singers (2016)
  • Get Real (2014) ATS Records
  • Fragments (2005)
  • The Hitchhiker (2002)

As a sideman

  • Heart Blues - with Stefan Wagner (2012) SPF Records
  • Diva Marie - with Diva Marie (Susan Blanarik)
  • Different point of view - Matilda Leko (2012)
  • Dia de festa - with Oficina Art Vienna lead by Allegre Correa
  • Wednesday night - with Vienna Big Band Project lead by Markus Geiselhart


  • Jazz Conservatory Vienna (1992 - 1997)
  • Berklee College of Music - Jazz Composition and Performance major (1999-2001)
Private lessons with Peter Ponger, Eli Meiri and Benito Gonzales amongst others.


CD "Get Real" released on ATS Records

My CD "Get Real" is finally being release on the ATS Records label which is the largest independent label for Jazz in Austria. The CD can be ordered via the web shop this link leads directly to the CD.

Many thanks from my side to Reinhard Brunner from ATS Records as well as to all that have contributed to the production.

Video is available online

Gabriela Bruckner filmed our last concert in Celeste and edited it professionally. The result can be seen and heard on the Videos tab. Have fun!

New homepage

I redesigned my homepage. The new thing - besides the new look and feel - is that it is now available in English as well. As usual I will be announcing concerts and everything else here and will feed the newsletter again more often to keep you updated.


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