Franz Bauer
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Instrument: marimbaphone

photographer: Frank Bongers ©

Bauer Franz

General Information

Year of Birth:  1968
Country of Birth: 

Education

PeriodEducationInstrumentTeacherEducation OrganisationLocation
1987 - 1992

orchestra music and solo player

1992 - 1998

Jazz, composition, arrangement (David Friedman)

1995

lessons in Gambia with Famoudou Konate (Djembe, Doundoun, Balafon) and Mawdo Soussou (Balafon)

1996 - 1997

lessons with Dave Samuels, Ed Saindon, Joe Locke, Richie Beirach, Dave Liebman

Activities

PeriodActivityOrganisationLocation
1994

member of the orchestra "Vielharmonie Berlin"

1996

foundation of the Franz Bauer quintet

1996

member of the Dirk Strathofs band "Batoru"

1997

member of the ensemble for contemporary music "United Berlin"

1998

ever since teacher for jazz ensemble, vibraphone, marimbaphone and drums at the school of music Kreuzberg/Friedrichshain

2000

foundation of the vibra/marimba duo "vibraphonic" with Roland Neffe

2002

ever since project Franz Bauer solo, experiments with electronics

2002 - 2003

temporary job at the Norddeutsche Philharmonie, SAP-Orchester, Kammerorchester Potsdam

several engagements

Performances (Selection)

PeriodPerformanceCompositionOrganisationLocation
1996

Offzone Festival

1996

Jazz festival Worms

1996

Jazz festival Eberswalde

1996

Jazz across the Border

1996

Jazz East-West Berlin

2000

Eberswalder Jazzfest

2000

Jazz in Hallein

2002

Klangzeit Percussion

2000

Commissions (Selection)

PeriodCommissionCompositionCommissioner (Organisation)Commissioner (Person)
1997

winner of the senat competition with the Franz Bauer quintet

Discography, Projects

discography on the homepage

Contact, Links

Website:  Homepage