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Damian Dalla Torre is a freelance tenor saxophonist, composer and producer who moves in vastly different areas of improvised and experimental music. After a Bachelor's degree at the Konservatorium Wien Privatuniversität, he completed his Master's degree at the Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy University of Music and Theatre in Leipzig in 2018. In the same year, Damian Dalla Torre founded the LOBSTER ensemble, which won the European Jazz Young Talent Award and the Kempten Jazz Prize. As well as playing in his own bands, which include Coastline Paradox, winner of the New German Jazz Prize, he is an active member of groups such as Brigade Futur 3, Beyond w/ Bernhardt. and Euregio Jazzwerkstatt, which take him to the stages of renowned festivals and clubs in Europe.