Edith Lettner composes music for band projects, film and theater.

In 2005 she founded her own ensemble freemotion (jazz & more) and in 2010 the African Jazz Spirit project in Senegal. To both projects she can contribute her own compositions in very special ways.


Edith Lettner’s interests lie primarily in jazz, free improvisation, African music and music from diverse regions in the Middle East. She plays alto and soprano saxophone and duduk, an Armenian woodwind instrument. She very intuitively brings her unique and distinctive style to the cooperation with numerous bands, both during live performances and CD recordings.
Her frequent cooperation with musicians from other cultures and artists from other art genres has made her an incredibly versatile artistic personality.


Techniques: water colors, oil paintings, drawings.

She showed her work in numerous exhibitions at home and abroad and staged painting performances together with jazz musicians. Her works in music and painting cross-fertilise each other. Motion, dynamic, intense expression and improvisation form the bridge that interconnects her work as a musician and as a painter.

Bands and Projects

Based in Vienna



Creative Jazz

African Jazz Spirit

World Music / Jazz

Allesandro Vicard & Edith Lettner

Improvised Music

Based in New York


African & Caribbean Jazz Project

Jazz / World Music

Dialoges & Trialoges

Improvised Music


World Music


Upcoming Exhibition:
ShapeShifter Lab, Brooklyn, New York
October 11, 2015 – November 15, 2015

Opening Event: October 11, 2015 06:00-09:00 PM

  • All
  • drawings
  • oil paintings
  • water colors


Phone: +43 699 123 60 207
Email: edith.lettner@gmail.com

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