BR Radionacht with Benjamin

20.02.2016, 23:59

Benjamin live in Br Radio Jazz Night feat. his new Award -winning  Album (Hot Club Jazz, with Diknu Schneeberger), 

with host Marcus Woelfle

Deutscher Schallplatttenpreis 3/2015!!

Critics' Choice Award for world-class violinist Benjamin Schmid for his


"Hot Club Jazz" album awarded by Germany’s coveted


Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik

Salzburg/Wien – With his latest recording "Hot Club Jazz" (Label: GRAMOLA, 99069), a tribute to the legendary "Quintette du Hot Club de France", Austrian violinist Benjamin Schmid once again confirms his exceptional position among the top violinists of the present time *. The album, released in March 2015, has now been awarded with the Quarterly Critics' Choice prize by the prestigeous German Record Critics' Award for its outstanding artistic importance.

This makes Benjamin Schmid the only violinist in the world who has received highest-ranking awards for classical violin concertos as well as for Jazz recordings.