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Hommage à Eberhard Weber

Eberhard Weber (based on the work of), Pat Metheny (performer), Jan Garbarek (performer)
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Title
Hommage à Eberhard Weber
Based on the work of
Eberhard Weber
Performer
Pat Metheny 1954- (gitaar) Jan Garbarek  (saxofoon) Gary Burton  (vibrafoon) Scott Colley  (contrabas) Danny Gottlieb  (drums) Paul McCandless  (saxofoon;hobo) Klaus Graf  (saxofoon) Helge Sunde  (dirigent) Ernst Hutter  (euphonium) SWR Big Band
Publisher
ECM, 2015
1 cd
Playing time
01:09:45
EAN
0602547323422
CDR
JE39478
Placing suggestion
73 - Jazz (NBLC) J1 - Jazz (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 11 times in Flemish libraries

About Eberhard Weber

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Eberhard Weber (born 22 January 1940, in Stuttgart, Germany) is a German double bassist and composer. As a bass player, he is known for his highly distinctive tone and phrasing. Weber's compositions blend chamber jazz, European classical music, minimalism and ambient music, and are regarded as characteristic examples of the ECM Records sound.

Biography

Weber began recording in the early 1960s, and released The Colours of Chloë (ECM 1042), his first record under his own name, in 1973. In addition to his career as a musician, he also worked for many years as a television and theater director. He has designed an electric-acoustic bass with an additional string tuned to C.

Weber's music, often in a melancholic tone, frequently utilizes ostinatos, yet is highly organized in its colouring and attention to detail. He was an early proponent of the solid-body electric double bass, which he has played regularly since the ea…Read more on Wikipedia

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