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Eberhard Weber: The Jubilee Concert

German bassist Eberhard Weber, closely identified with the ECM sound, has long been appreciated for his unique voice as an instrumentalist, playing a custom-designed five-string electric-acoustic upright, and as a composer, employing various strains of chamber jazz, new music, contemporary classical and avant-minded material. Weber’s legacy, including a measurable impact on European jazz, was celebrated … Read More “Eberhard Weber: The Jubilee Concert”

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Eberhard Weber: Encore

Encore carries forward the concept that Eberhard Weber brought to his 2012 Résumé release. At that time, unable to play bass anymore due to a stroke suffered in 2007, the German musician extracted a dozen solos he’d created while working in Jan Garbarek’s group and essentially fashioned them into new pieces in the studio. Rearranging … Read More “Eberhard Weber: Encore”

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Eberhard Weber: Résumé

A stroke in 2007 that left him paralyzed on one side curtailed Eberhard Weber’s performing career indefinitely, but title aside, Résumé isn’t exactly a retrospective. It collects a dozen solos Weber performed on his trademark five-string electric double-bass with Jan Garbarek’s group between 1990 and that final year of activity, enhances them via delay and … Read More “Eberhard Weber: Résumé”

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