Mojo Blues Band. When you click on the arrow symbol,
you can see pictures & a short biography of each musician.
ERIK TRAUNER (vocals, guitar, slidegtr., harp)
Born in 1958 in Vienna, Austria, he was self-taught. He founded the Mojo
Blues Band in 1977. His intensity with the blues music, touring through
Europe & the U.S., together with the cooperation of international Blues
stars, formed his musical talent.
SIGGI FASSL (vocals, guitar)
Born in 1966 in Vienna, Austria & self-taught. As a teenager, Siggi was
influenced by Rock n' Roll & Country music. By cruising around in the
clubs in Vienna, he discovered the Blues "live" by listening to Al Cook
& Erik Trauner. At age 19 he had his first stage appearance & 2 years
later he became the lead singer of the Rockabilly band "The Torpedos".
CHARLIE FURTHNER (piano)
Born in 1969 in St. Pölten, Lower Austria. He had 6 years of classical
piano lessons, but after a few years he discovered that the Boogie
Woogie rhythms of Axel Zwingerberger fascinated him more than Mozart or
DIDI MATTERSBERGER (drums)
Born in 1977 in Lienz, East Tyrol (Osttirol), Austria. Starting his
musical career at age 17, his instrument at the time was a snare drum.
HERFRIED KNAPP (bass)
Born in 1967 in Salzburg, Austria.
Studied electric & contra bass in Vienna. Scholarship recipient of the
American Institute of Music.