Austrian born guitarist and composer based in London since 2006. He is a member of American trumpeter Andre Canniere’s Group and of Danish pianist Esben Tjalve’s band Red Kite.
Riepler also leads his own groups and his quintet album “The Brave” was released on Jellymould Records in June 2012. The line up features Kit Downes (piano), Tom Challenger (tenor sax), Ryan Trebilcock (double bass) and Jon Scott (drums).
Riepler also runs the popular Tuesday night jam sessions at Charlie Wright’s International Bar in Hoxton.
Second album “Wild Life” (Jellymould) released February 2016 with a line up featuring American tenor saxophonist Chris Cheek and the British rhythm team of Oli Hayhurst (double bass) and James Maddren (drums).
"Riepler's writing and playing are refreshingly cliché free and The Brave represents a highly promising début ."
"The writing and playing on âWild Lifeâ are first rate with Riepler's consistently melodic but inventive compositions managing to avoid all the usual jazz or rock guitar clichÃ©s."
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
Ian Mann enjoys two very different albums recorded in 2018 by the Italian born, London based saxophonist and composer Tommaso Starace.
Ian Mann is educated and entertained by the first date of a tour celebrating the life and music of trumpeter Dizzy Reece performed by pianist Trevor Watkis and a stellar international quintet.