"Staatliche Kulturfoerderpreis Bayern" in 2001
enabled Florian Truebsbach to produce his first
own record together with some of his favourite musicians. On
CD are now available 8 of this
pieces written in 2000, together with a composition of guitar
player Gregor Muhr, who is living
in Japan. The music is modern jazz, which referres often to
the dance music of the twenties
and thirties, combining styles like a collage (Epoque, Buffalo
Rhythm) or distorting traditional
rhythms (Non Stop City). Amongst them are quiet atmospheric
tracks (f.e. 200 Horses,
Interlude) to let the listener relax after technical abundant
1976, his father a musician, began to play violin with three
years. Then he was member of the "Toelzer
Knabenchor" and toured as solo singer with Herbert von
Karajan, Claudio Abbado and Lorin Maazel
as conductors through Israel, Italy and Japan. After his voice
has broken he began to play the
saxophone and joined the "Landesjugend - Jazzorchester
Bayern" and the "Bundesjugendjazzorchester".
He studied composition under Hans-Werner Henze. He had started
jazz lessons during his school
time, then he studied classical composition for five terms in
Hamburg. Since March 2001 he is
freelancer living in Berlin. With various projects he toured
through Syria, Jordania, South Africa and
Japan. He played and recorded with the Munich Saxophone
Family, Peter O`Mara, Bill Holman and
Joe Lovano. In 2000 he received the "Bayerische Staatsfoerderpreis
fuer junge Kuenstler".
in Cologne, adds with his elegant tone to Peter Herbolzheimers
Rhythm Combination & Brass, the
radio bands of the HR, WDR and the former RIAS, Bob
Brookmeyer´s New Art Ensemble, and especially
to the recordings of Mason & Dixon. With Florian Truebsbach he shares not only the passion for
the Karwendel mountains, but also the regular concerts with
the Sunday Night Orchestra in Nuremberg.
most of the nine pieces from their birth. Together with
Florian Truebsbach he played many concerts,
on recordings and tours. He is a musician, whose allround
talent impresses. Beside jazz music
he also plays classical music, musicals and folklore. For the
latter he received the prize of Baden-Wuerttemberg.
of the most demanded bass player in Europe. He received, among
others, the prize of the "International
Society Of Bassists" and the "Bayerischen Staatsfoerderpeis". He played in the USA, Australia,
Portugal and Finland with such outstanding musicians like
Benny Bailey, Nils Wogram, Jim
Black, Robin Eubanks and Frank Foster.
longer stay in Barcelona he is living now in New York again.
He made concerts and records for
example with Dewey Redman, Bob Mintzer, Kenny Garrett, Seamus
Blake, Uri Caine and Klaus Doldinger.
He toured in Russia, Argentina and Cameroon. Falk Willis is
winner of the "European Jazz
Competition". His especial drum playing remembers of
African street music and was the stimulus
for Florian Truebsbach to write pieces like Buffalo Rhythm,
Epoque and Quixotic.