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Uwe Oberg

The German pianist Uwe Oberg (*1962) plays at the intersection of Jazz and new improvised music. He bends the bow from inside-piano to originals and music of different origin. With ROPE it’s free improvisation, with LACY POOL pieces by Steve Lacy, with SILKE EBERHARD originals as well as music linked with 1960s Free Jazz. Whatever he plays he transforms in his unique sound without musical borders.

Cooperation with: Peter Kowald, Xu Fengxia, Alfred Harth, Matthias Schubert, Baby Sommer, Tony Oxley, Sven-Ake Johansson, Rudi Mahall, Urs Leimgruber, Saadet Türköz, Heinz Sauer, Subroto Roy Chaudhuri, Paul Lovens, Eric Plandé, Evan Parker, Paul Rogers, Frank Gratkowski a.m.o. Also he works with dancers, composes and performs music for theatre & silent films. Numerous CDs, concerts all over Europa. He lives in Wiesbaden/Germany and is a member of the Kooperative New Jazz, where he conducts the festival JUST MUSIC.

In 2007 he received the jazzprize of the state of Hessen/Germany.