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  Official Ticketmaster site. Eberhard Weber tickets, concerts and tour dates
Though not strictly a jazz bassist and certainly one of the least flamboyant improvisers, Eberhard Weber is among Europe's finest bassists.
Weber's influences are primarily European, notably contemporary classical and new music.
Weber added an extra string to his electric bass at the top in the early '70s; this extended its range and gave it a deeper, more striking sound.
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  Eberhard Weber - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Eberhard Weber (born 1940 in Stuttgart, Germany) is a bassist.
Weber was a notable early proponent of the solid-body electric double-bass, which he has played regularly since the beginning of the 1970s.
Weber has, on at least five occasions, drawn on text from the book Watership Down (by Richard Adams) for the names of his compositions and albums.
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 Eberhard Weber: Selected Recordings: Pitchfork Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Weber performs on an electric, five-string bass of his own design, which produces a unique, almost rubbery, elongated tone, higher than usual for an upright and elastically melodic.
Yet Weber soars across the solemnity, pulling high notes and elegiac melodies onto the foreground to mark the death of one generation with the emergence of another.
Weber builds the piece from a theme that could've been played by a five-year-old on a xylophone, then gives that theme to vibes virtuoso Gary Burton and reflects it through a hall of mirrors of overdubbed, wordless female vocals.
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 Weber Genesis Silver   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Maximilian Weber (April 21, 1864 – June 14, 1920) was a German political economist and sociologist who is considered one of the founders of the modern, antipositivistic study of sociology and public administration.
Weber argued that religion was one of the primary reasons for the different ways the cultures of the Occident and the Orient have developed.
Weber (pronounced VAY-bur) was born in Erfurt, Germany, the eldest of seven children of Max Weber Sr., a prominent politician and civil servant, and his wife Helene Fallenstein.
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 Progressive Ears Album Reviews
Signing with ECM Records, Eberhard was one of the more significant signings on ECM, in which Eberhard was amongst many kindred spirits on the label, most of the musicians were known for being more experimental and more Classical and Ethnic based, than the other jazz bands on other music labels.
Eberhard Weber is amongst the greatest and most innovative bassists that appeared on the jazz scene during the Seventies.
The melodic, classical style of Eberhard Weber's music might not be everyone's cup of tea, but the excellent Silent Feet is a lovely introduction to one of Europe's best bassists being accompanied by three extraordinary musicians, who would go on to make this recording one of the best albums of the era.
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 Eberhard Weber: Foreground music
Bass innovator Eberhard Weber falls firmly in the latter category.
Weber's latest CD Endless Days finds the bassist exploring classical sounds and structures with a quartet consisting of Paul McCandless on woodwinds, Rainer Brüninghaus on piano and keyboards, and Michael DiPasqua on drums and percussion.
Anyone familiar with Weber's career and output knows his hesitance is almost certainly the result of modesty, not capability.
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 Eberhard Weber: Endless Days - PopMatters Music Review
Endless Days is Weber's first album as leader in eight years, and it's a departure from the past in that it aims for a classical chamber ensemble feel in its interpretations of Weber's original compositions.
Weber is a mature composer now, fully in control and able to dictate well what it is he seeks.
Weber selected Bruninghaus because of his all-around musicianship, his ability to excel at classical music as well as jazz and his great sense of ensemble playing.
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 Progressive Ears Album Reviews
An often unsung genius of the electric bass is the German Eberhard Weber.
Unlike most of his contemporaries, Eberhard's approach to his playing is through the up-right bass, which he would help design one of the first electric uprights which he would use on further releases.
Eberhard Weber's music might not be for everyone, but his classical influenced music is a wonderful relief from the music on the other side of the ocean at the time, which stressed volume, sometimes at forsaking a great tune, which The Colours Of Chloë is filled with.
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 Eberhard Weber: Rarum XVIII
The piece starts out quietly and stately enough, but the intensity that it builds as Weber and drummer Jon Christensen bolster Towner’s 12-string improvisations, is nothing short of a firestorm, equal in its way to the fiery tension of the John Coltrane Quartet.
Weber’s is music that many have not heard, but upon those that have it has left a lasting impression.
Weber has done a great deal of work with saxophonist Jan Garbarek over the years, and there are two Garbarek tracks here to illustrate the fruition of that musical relationship.
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 Eberhard Weber -- Eberhard Weber (born 1940 in Stuttgart, Germany) is a bass...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Eberhard Weber -- Eberhard Weber (born 1940 in Stuttgart, Germany) is a bass...
He began recording in the early 60s, and released his first record under his own name in 1973.
His records have contributed to the reputation of the label ECM.
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 Weber Silver B   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Bruce Weber, born March 29, 1946 is a well-known gay photographer and occasional filmmaker.
One key idea that it misses is predestination -- the Calvinists of which Weber was speaking believed that their actions could have no influence on whether they were among the elect (saved) or not.
Weber probably would not have supported the Nazis, but the line should be phrased differently to sound like an encyclopedia entry rather than a personal belief.
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 Recording review: Eberhard Weber   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Weber has been creating since his entry into the ECM catalog (1973), a music hovering somewhere between classical and the disciplined team improvisation he helped develop and refine for the label.
Weber wrote most of the notes here and gave the general instruction not to sound like jazz.
Eberhard Weber, as much as anyone else, has truly come to embody this aesthetic.
www.hollowear.com /reviews/weber-endless.html   (411 words)

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Bassist Eberhard Weber has been recording on ECM for over thirty years.
One of Weber's specialties is playing arco (bowed) upright bass; his fluid soloing in this vein has an almost vocal quality.
Weber is ably seconded by English horn-player Paul McCandless, pianist Rainer Bruninghaus and drummer Michael DiPasqua.
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 Eberhard Weber MP3 Downloads - Eberhard Weber Music Downloads - Eberhard Weber Music Videos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
For his first recording since 1993's Pendulum, bassist Eberhard Weber teams up with Paul McCandless on woodwinds, Rainer Brüninghaus on piano and keyboards, and (emerging from retirement) Michael...
Although this is essentially a solo bass date, Eberhard Weber's use of overdubbing and an echo unit turns his bass into an orchestra of sorts.
This is one of bassist Eberhard Weber's more stimulating ECM releases, due in part to his colorful sidemen: guitarist Bill Frisell, pianist Lyle Mays (in a rare vacation from Pat Metheny), Paul...
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 Amazon.ca: Music: Pendulum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Although this is essentially a solo bass date, Eberhard Weber's use of overdubbing and an echo unit turns his bass into an orchestra of sorts.
Great review from the previous author, I would like to point out that Eberhard Weber plays a 5-string electric upright on this and most albums he is on.
Weber, who is probably known by most for his work with Jan Gabarek, breaks new ground with this solo album of his own compositions.
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 'Pendulum' by Eberhard Weber from The Portsmouth Chorus.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
His sound is not usually rooted in the depth that the bass can produce but more in the higher echelons and this gives him a sound of his own, more melodic than you might expect.
Yes the sound is sombre, north european jazz, but Weber is able to squeeze such feeling out of an instrument not often renowned for that feature, that it is truly worth listening to him in this setting rather than just on his group projects.
In his solo work Weber often uses electronics to record a musical motif which is then used to accompany him as he solos over his multitracked self, although this technique is used here it (click to read more)
www.theportsmouthchorus.com /music-cd/B000024B6D/Pendulum.htm   (312 words)

 Eberhard Weber: Chorus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Weber has always had an ear for heartachingly lovely melodies, and those on Chorus are no exception.
This is quite reminiscent of Maurizius from Weber's Later That Evening (Lyle Mays, Paul McCandless, Bill Frisell,) only I prefer this by far.
Though Weber has done wonderful things with both live and studio multi-tracked bass, this is still my favourite of his albums.
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 Eberhard Weber Discography
George Gruntz, church organ; Eberhard Weber, bass; Daniel Humair, drums
Wolfgang Dauner, piano, electric piano; Eberhard Weber, bass; Fred Braceful, drums
Stephane Grappelli, violin; Marc Hemmeler, piano; Eberhard Weber, bass; Kenny Clare, drums
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 Eberhard on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The first to rebel against the centralizing policy of Holy Roman Emperor Otto I, he was an important member of the successive coalitions against Otto.
After Eberhard's death at the battle of Andernach, Otto seized his duchy.
Mayors Eberhard Diepgen and Jozef Dechant of Salzburg at dinner at Salzburger Residenz.
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 EBERHARD WEBER - Fluid Rustle | Buy cheap Music with low price on CD
This is one of Weber's best, as fresh as anything he's ever done.
Scored for Gary Burton on vibes and marimba, two singers (one is Norma Winstone) Bill Frisell at his most butterfly wing delicate, and Weber on that amazing acoustic necked electric bass, this record soars and glitters.
Eberhard Weber,with Gary Burton and two female singers, painting gorgeous soundscapes.
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 Pat Metheny Group Listener Network   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
You can hear on the CD where Pat uses the techniques/styles of both Steve Reich and Eberhard Weber.
The beginning of Part 3 sounds alot like a Eberhard Weber bass line from the early Pat Metheny/Gary Burton recordings.
I think he thanks Eberhard Weber more for his compositional ideas than for his "sound".
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 Eberhard Weber   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Weber, Eberhard - Chorus - LP ECM-1288 (vg++ / vg++) (D 1985) (Jazz)
Weber, Eberhard - The colours of Chloe - LP ECM-1042 ST (vg++ / vg+) (D 1974) (Jazz)
Weber, Eberhard - The Following Morning - LP ECM-1084 (vg++ / vg++) (D 1977) (German Jazz) signed
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 Endless Days
Multi-instrumentalist Paul McCandless is, of course, one of the founding fathers of the group Oregon, with pianist Rainer Bruninghaus a regular of Weber’s group Colours.
Weber has stated he wanted to create a work that was more classical in nature and less attuned to jazz sensibilities, that seeming somewhat of a paradox considering that Endless Days is very jazz-based indeed.
By using a hybrid electric bass, Weber adds to the characteristic sound of the recording as a whole.
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 'Endless Days' by Eberhard Weber from The Portsmouth Chorus.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
In Endless Days, his 11th release on ECM, Eberhard Weber has made one of his most poetically conceived and thoroughly realised statements yet for the label.
There are two spacious solo pizzicato features by this German master of the electrobass but the overall emphasis is on ensemble playing, with a finely judged approach to matters of thematic texture, development and dynamics which is often redolent of the world of tonal 20th-century classical music.
Parts of Weber's Concerto for Bass and Solo For Bass remind me of Stanley Clarke's 'Spanish Phases', although more optimistic in some of their major scale phrasing.
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 Eberhard Weber - Hotel Resource Book Store   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
This fantastic record is certainly the most focused band performance in Weber's admirable discography, with supremely beautiful compositions, and career-peak contributions from Rainer Bruninghaus, Charlie Mariano, and John Marshall.
This is a wonderfully weird album, full of sonic images and impressions rather than songs with clear verse, chorus and bridge.
Eberhard Weber uses his bass mostly as a lead instrument, so there occasilnally seems to be something missing in the rhythm section.
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 Billboard.com - Discography - Eberhard Weber - Endless Days
For his first recording since 1993's Pendulum, bassist Eberhard Weber teams up with Paul McCandless on woodwinds, Rainer Brüninghaus on piano and keyboards, and (emerging from retirement) Michael DiPasqua on drums and percussion.
Weber's new compositions involve little improvisation and a steadfast avoidance of typical jazz vocabulary.
Weber is no showoff on his instrument, although he reserves "Solo for Bass" and "A Walk in the Garrigue" for himself.
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 Biography and Discography - Eberhard Weber
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 Eberhard Weber Discography 2
Jan Garbarek, soprano and tenor saxophones; Eberhard Weber, bass, synthesizer; Ralf-R. Hübner, drums; with Manfred Hoffbauer, clarinet, flute; Martin Künstner, oboe, english horn
Kate Bush, voice, piano, synthesizer; Eberhard Weber, bass; Stuart Elliott, drums on 8; Charlie Morgan, drums on 11; Davey Spillane, uillean pipes on 8; Trio Bulgarka (Yanka Rupkhina, Eva Georgeva, Stoyanka Boneva), voices on 8
Kyle Gregory, trumpet; Matthew Renzi, tenor saxophone, clarinet; Simone Guiducci, acoustic guitar; Eberhard Weber, bass; Stefano Bagnoli, drums; Antonio Zambrini, piano on 4; Fausto Beccalossi, accordion on 5
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