Christof Ressi was born in 1989. After learning cello as a child, he picked up the piano and electric guitar and developed an early interest in classical, jazz, rock and electornic music. He studied classical composition and jazz composition/arranging at the University of Arts in Graz where he’s currently also studying computer music.
His artistic work comprises various different styles and fields of music, such as New Music, Jazz or experimental electronic and audio-visual music. He is regularly composing music and designing live-electronic setups for theater and dance productions. Additionally he is working as an arranger in various musical idioms, like Pop, Jazz and music for TV and cinema. He has a keen interest in multimedia and computer programming.
His music has been performed in Austria, Switzerland, Sweden, Mexico, Japan, China, UK, USA and South-Africa. He has won two Downbeat Student Music Awards for his Jazz arrangements and compositions.