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Jürgen Friedrich


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Juergen Friedrich is a unique pianist and composer. His activities include solopiano, the acoustic trio Friedrich-Hebert-Moreno, the elektro ensemble "bits & pieces", works for large ensembles and various projects as a sideman.

JazzIN 2005 Composition Award Lower Saxony (D), Julius Hemphill Composition Award 1998 + 2002 (USA), Jazzpodium Award Lower Saxony 2001 (D), Jazz-Award Koeln 2000 (D), Barga Jazz Composition Award (Italy), Gil Evans Award 1997 (USA) ...

played with Kenny Wheeler, David Liebman, Céline Rudolph, Nils Wogram, Cologne Contemporary Jazz Orchestra, Deutsche Kammerakademie ...

conducted/wrote for: Maria Schneider Jazz Orchestra, NDR Bigband, HR Bigband, Jazzorchester Musikhochschule Koeln feat. Michael Brecker, Sunday Night Orchestra feat. Jerry Bergonzi, Philharmonisches Orchester Wuerzburg feat. Charlie Mariano, Bujazzo, Bigband Blechschaden feat. Bob Mintzer ...

studied jazz piano and composition/arrangement with John Taylor, Jochim Ullrich, Bill Dobbins at Cologne College of Music

2004 - 2006 Professor for jazz piano at Musikhochschule Hamburg

since 2006 Professor for composition/arrangement at Musikhochschule Mannheim

Firehouse 12 Performances

Jürgen Friedrich Group Friday, October 8, 2010, 10:00p

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