Johannes Ochsenbauer studied upright jazz bass with Paulo Cardoso and classical double bass with Professor Cajus Oana at the University of Music and Performing Arts and the Richard Strauss Conservatory in Munich. Upon graduation in the summer of 2009, he received his artistic diploma with commendation. Johannes has taken private lessons/ masterclasses with Ron Carter and Charlie Haden, among others. Working with various ensembles, he has given concerts in Germany and abroad (for example with Harry Sokal, Stephan Holstein, Leszek Zadlo, Claus Reichstaller, Johannes Enders, Lorenzo Petrocca) and is regularly booked for CD, radio and television productions.

Chuck Israels: “I’m so impressed by your beautiful sound and your perfect pitch and technic! That’s great bassplaying!”

Ron McClure: “You are my kind of bass player!!! ...You have a strong time and you play with a strong sense of melody!...”