Johannes Bauer

Johannes Bauer



1954 born in Halle/Saale GDR
1964 began playing trombone
1971-77 attended music school in East-Berlin
1978 compulsory military service (marching band)
since 1979 freelance improvising musician · lives in Berlin · leader of several workshop bands · performed with Manfred Schulze Bläserquintett since 1972
1980 played first tour with saxophonist Peter Brötzmann
1981 formed DOPPELMOPPEL with brother Konrad Bauer, Uwe Kropinski and Helmut Joe Sachse
1986 began working regularly with pianist Fred Van Hove (trio with singer Annick Nozati 1987-2000)
1987-2000 SLAWTERHAUS with Dietmar Diesner, Jon Rose, Peter Hollinger
1987 began cooperation with composer Helmut Zapf & Georg Katzer
since 1988 duo concerts with brother Konrad Bauer (BAUER BAUER)
1988/89 joined "THE MAN IN THE ELEVATOR " H.Goebbels and H. Müller
since 1990 performed with German poet Uwe Kolbe
1992 formed "THE TRADITION TRIO" with Alan Silva and Roger Turner
1994-96 member of "KLICK - CLIQUE" improvising dance and music ensemble with Dietmar Diesner, Sascha Wals, Franz Poelstra, David Zambrano, Mark Tompkins
1997 joined FOURinONE with Martin Blume, Luc Houtkamp, Dieter Manderscheid
since 2002 collaboration with Chinese guzheng player Xu Feng Xia (duo and trio with Martin Blume)
2004 formed FUTCH with Thomas Lehn and Jon Rose, first concerts with Clayton Thomas and Tony Buck, first concerts with Ampio (Max E.Keller, Dietrich Petzold)
since 2005 formed BAUER 4 with Konrad Bauer, Matthias Bauer, Louis Rastig
since 2007 Trio with Dave Tucker & Willi Kellers | Trio "Sydney Graz Berlin" with Elisabeth Harnik & Clayton Thomas
2008 Founding member iTi (with Ken Vandermark, Paal Nielssen-Love, Thomas Lehn)
2009 joined Joe McPhee Brass Ass | member of SOL12
2010 trio with Isabelle Duthoit and Luc Ex
2016 died in Berlin

Johannes Bauer performed with: Derek Bailey Company, Globe Unity Orchestra, Uli Gumpert Workshop Band, Grubenklang Orchester, Jazz Orchester der DDR, Tony Oxley Celebration Orchestra, Fred Van Hove 't Nonett, Peter Brötzmann Alarm Orchestra / März Combo, Butch Morris Berlin Skyscrapers, Cecil Taylor European Orchestra, György Szabados Makuz Orchester, London Jazz Composers Orchestra, Alan Silva Celestial Communication Orchestra, Ken Vandermarks Territory Band 4, Barry Guy New Orchestra, Peter Brötzmann Chicago Tentet u.a.

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