Martin Ptak, born.18.12.1972.
studied trombone, piano and composition in Vienna. Heavily influenced by filmmusic since his childhood. Wrote music for orchestra, bigband, brass-ensembles and films. Co-Founder of the Bands "Takon Orchester" & "Velvet Elevator".
Played with mit Steve Bernstein, Elliot Sharp, Jim Thirlwell, Jack Walrath, Bill Reichenbach´s "Trombones L.A.", NÖ Tonkünstlerorchester, Janus Ensemble, Scott Kinsey, Upper Austrian Jazzorchestra, Willi Resetarits, Count Basic, Tyler, Frank London, Ensemble „Spitzbergen“, Renald Deppe, Martin Grubinger, Julian le Play, Axel Wolph, 5/8 in Ehren, die Strottern and others.