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Frank Höfliger - Bassplayer


Frank the BASS

    currently spinning



    discography

    • Nora Schmidt Nora Schmidt - Auslese 2017
    • Missa Brasileira Jean Kleeb - Missa Brasileira 2017
    • Aconcagua Aconcagua - Rumba Nuestra 2016
    • Drei Stimmen Drei Stimmen: Mein größter Wunsch... 2015
    • Purephonic Purephonic: live & pure 2015
    • Nora Schmidt Nora Schmidt: La vie en rose 2012
    • Dieter Steinmann Dieter Steinmann: spiritual journey 2008
    • Hollywood Connection Hollywood Connection: everything 2007
    • John Burgess John Burgess: live in Giessen 2006
    • Hollywood Connection Frank Keller's Acoustic Lounge 2005
    • Hollywood Connection Hollywood Connection: best of both worlds 2004
    • Hollywood Connection Hollywood Connection: Swing Lounge 2002
    • Rapresentative Rapresentative: Wer fühlen will muß hören 2001
    • Rolf Munkes Rolf Munkes: No More Obscurity 2000
    • Alles Philippi Alles Philippi: Der Bembelator 1998
    • De Maddin Martin Schneider: Aschebeschär 1997
    • Back to the 50s Back to the 50's: The king still lives on 1997
    • Mira K Overdrive Mira Kay Overdrive: Majestic 1997
    • Back to the 50s Back to the 50's: Live 1997
    • Creamteam Creamteam: Soliloqui 1995
    • Vokal Total Vokal Total: Vokal Total 1994


    history

  • 1986-1990:
    Diplom als Berufsmusiker und Instrumentalpädagoge,
    FMW (Frankfurt/M) studied with Gert Zimanowski and Rüdiger Weckbacher

  • 1991-1993:
    Professional Diploma (summa cum laude), Berklee College Of Music, Boston USA being awarded with a Berklee Achievement Scholarship, studied with Bruce Gertz and Oscar Stagnaro

  • 1994-2017:
    Creamteam (Fusion), Four Brothers (Blues), OFF-Trio (Pop), Blues on Tap, Crazy Cult Orchestra (Blues Brothers & Rocky Horror Show), MasQueNada (Soul/Funk/Jazz), Rolf Munkes Band (Progressiv Rock), Back to the 50's (Showband), Mandacaru (Traditional & Modern Salsa), Tribop (Jazztrio, in the tradition of Wes Montgomery), The Rod Lane Show (Elvis Presley), Ina Morgan, Simone Kerchner, John Burgess Quartett, Hollywood Connection (Party/Show-Band), Sax'n'Bass (Acoustic Duo), Jürgen Schwab (Jazz-Pop-Rock), Morning Sprite (Latin-Jazz Trio), instructor at -RPJAM- Rock-Pop-Jazz Berufsakademie Mittelhessen (2008-2016), ZAC Variete Marburg 2015, 2016 & 2017

  • since 1994:
    instructor at: Justus Liebig Universität (Gießen)

  • since 1995:
    instructor at: Musikschule Marburg e.V.

  • since 1994:
    active member of: Jazzinitiative Gießen e.V.



    equipment

    amps

    • SWR Spellbinder, Headlite & MM Preamp

    cabinets

    • SWR Goliath & Goliath jr.

    basses

    • Fender Marcus Miller V
    • Sadowsky IV-string fretted, V-string frettless
    • Ken Smith VI-string fretted '90
    • Launhardt Averell D IV-string acoustic bass
    • 3/4 Upright bass Julius Rudolph (1926)

    efx

    bow

    cases





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