Uli Langthaler was born 1959 in Linz, Austria. He studied bass with Rudolf Hansen at the Conservatory/Private Music University of Vienna.
From 1987 to 1991 he was member of the “Orchester der Vereinigten Bühnen Wien“, the orchestra of all major music productions in Viennese theaters.
Uli Langthaler has played with international stars like Joe Zawinul, Richard Österreicher Big Band, Vienna Big Band Machine, HR Bigband, Karl Ratzer, Roland Neuwirth, Leo Wright, Ronny Bourage, Billy Harper, Lev Tabakin, Mike Stern, Frank Gambale, Harri Stojka Express, Ack van Royen, Philip Catherine, Wayne Brasel, Timna Brauer, Rens Niewland, Colours‘ N‘ People, Coolinger, Heinz v. Hermann Trio and Quintett, Concert Jazz Orchestra Vienna, Wolfgang Muthspiel, Robert Bachner Quintett, Thomas Gansch, Wolfgang Puschnig, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Don Menza, Dusko Goykovich, Ferdinand Povel, Red Holloway, Warren Vaché, Jimmy Cobb, Dee Dee Bridgewater,…
He has played at european as well as at international Jazz Festivals in the USA, Turkey, Mexico, Cuba, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, China, Ukraine, South-Afrika, India, Nepal, Serbia…
In 2008 Uli Langthaler co-founded with Oliver Kent WORRY LATER.
Since 1990 Professor for jazz bass, ensemble and improvisation
at the Conservatory/Private Music University of Vienna, Austria and
at the Music Conservatory of Carinthia, Austria
Additionally: Workshops for jazz bass and ensemble in Austria and abroad