born on 16/8/1935 in Zürich, ZH, Switzerland
Links www.computerjazz.ch (German)
Bruno Alexander Spoerri (born 16 August 1935) is a Swiss jazz and electronics musician.
Born in Zurich, he studied applied psychology in Basel and Zurich. He played the saxophone as a student, and toured with the Modern Jazz Group Freiburg in Germany and Switzerland. In the early 1960s, he worked as a psychologist and career counsellor. He experimented with electrified saxophone and published the album Voice of Taurus in 1978.
- Jazz-Rock Experience (Deram, 1970)
- Glückskugel (Finders Keepers Records, 1971-1980)
- Container (1976)
- Voice of Taurus (Gold Records/Inzec 1978)
- AX+BY+CZ+D=0 (1983)
- Zürich Tenors (FFO 1983, with Ernst Gerber, Fernando Fantini, Richard Lipiec, Umberto Foletti, Rolf Cizmek, Hans Brunner)
- Albert Mangelsdorff - Bruno Spoerri - Christy Doran - Reto Weber: Shake, Shuttle and Blow (Enja, 1999)
- Jazz Festival Zürich 1954: First Price for Saxophone and Band
- Jazz Festival Düsseldorf (Deutschland) 1956: Second Price for Alto Saxophone with Modern Jazz Group Freiburg
- Jazz Festival Zürich 1958: First Price for Bigband
- International Advertising Film Festival Cannes 1965: First Price for TV-Spot Bic (Produktion Televico)
- American TV and Radio Commercials Festival 1971: Clio for TV-Spot Riri
- 1973 Filmpreis der Stadt Zürich
- 1979 First Price in Ars Electronica Linz for Demonstration of Lyricon
- 1992 Featured Guest Composer bei der International Computer Music Conference San José
- Spoerri, Bruno. "Spoerri, Bruno Alexander". Biografisches Lexikon des Schweizer Jazz. CD-accessory to: (2005) Jazz in der Schweiz. Geschichte und Geschichten (in German), Zürich: Chronos-Verlag.
- Widerøe, Arild. Swiss Jazz Discography 1925-2004. CD-accessory to: (2005) Jazz in der Schweiz. Geschichte und Geschichten (in German), Zürich: Chronos-Verlag.
- Bruno Spoerri website, "Biographie von Bruno Spoerri", computerjazz.ch, accessed 8 July 2011. (German)
- Literature by and about Bruno Spoerri in the German National Library catalogue
- Website von Bruno Spoerri Official website