Music

Prof. Peter Herborn

_Jazz | Jazzkomposition, Jazztheorie, Arrangement, Ensembleleitung, Studiopraxis
_Faculty: 1

_Email: herborn@folkwang-uni.de

 

Biography

Peter Herborn is a german composer, arranger and bandleader. He works in various areas of modern music, including contemporary jazz, chamber music, theater music and popular music. Besides his musical accomplishments, including multiple recordings, Peter is the author of the book "JAZZ ARRANGEMENT" (german edition). The title of the american issue of the book will be "JAZZ ARRANGING. A SURVEY OF MODERN ARRANGING TECHNIQUES", edited by Dave Liebman, to be published worldwide by fall 2001. Peter Herborn holds a current professorship for jazz composition, arranging and theory at the well-known fine arts academy of Folkwang Hochschule in Essen, Germany. He is also the representative of jazz studies at the same school. His release PETER HERBORN LARGE ONE is highly acclaimed by critics all over the world. His newest recording PETER HERBORN LARGE TWO will be released by May 2001.

CONTEMPORARIES

Peter Herborn has worked with the following fine musicians and orchestras:

Auryn String Quartett / NDR Big Band, Hamburg / Chris Potter / RTV Big Band Slovenia, Ljubljana / Dave Liebman / Tim Berne / Django Bates / Tom Rainey / Gary Thomas / UMO Jazz Orchestra, Helsinki / Gene Jackson / Uri Caine / Greg Osby / WDR Big Band, Cologne / Jazz Big Band Graz / Kenny Wheeler / Marc Ducret / Mark Helias

 

mp3-Downloads

PETER HERBORN LARGE: Rubzap (7,8 MB)
saxophones: greg osby / miriam kaul / gary thomas / adam kolker / alex stewart
trumpets: taylor haskins / dave ballou / dontae winslow / john swana
trombones: dan gottshall / robin eubanks / clark gayton / jeff nelson
guitar: marvin sewell
piano: uri caine
keyboards: mike herting
bass: john hebert
drums: gene jackson
conductor, composer & arranger: peter herborn
CD jazzline JL 1154-2 "jazzline"

 

Discography

Peter has released the following recordings:

"LARGE ONE" PETER HERBORN JL 1154-2 / EFA 01174-2 "jazzline"
"SOMETHING PERSONAL" PETER HERBORN JMT / POLYGRAM 849 156-2
"TRACES OF TRANE" PETER HERBORN JMT / POLYGRAM 514 002-2
"ACUTE INSIGHTS" PETER HERBORN JMT / POLYGRAM 834 417
"SUBTLE WILDNESS" PETER HERBORN NBL 8519

Talking about the band's first album LARGE ONE the international press says:

"...contemporary in voicings and intricate in design" JAZZ TIMES 10/99 USA
4 Stars"...un developpement concertant tout a fait visionnaire du "Misterioso" de Monk" JAZZMAN 09/1999 France
"Critics choice of the year 1998: Our favorite recording #5" JAZZTHING 03/1998 Germany
"Jazz Recording of the month" STEREOPLAY 01/1999 Germany
"A masterpiece of contemporary big band jazz" AUDIO 01/99 Germany
"5 Stars" FIFI I MUZYKA 01/99 Poland
"Full score - 5 Stars - " FONO FORUM 01/99 Germany
"...an excellent example of contemporary jazz" SCALA 02/99 Germany
"4 1/2 Stars...adventurous solos, powerful horns, modern big-band jazz free of dust" JAZZTHETIK 01/99 Germany
" While grooving it's intellectual modern sounding music " WIESBADENER TAGEBLATT NR.258/99 Germany
" A highlight in orchestral jazz" JOURNAL AM SONNTAG 08.11.99 Germany