BIOGRAPHY - GEROLD HEITBAUM

Festivals

  • Montreux (CH), Montreux Jazz Festival
  • Den Haag (NL), North Sea Jazz Festival
  • Ludwigshafen (D), Harlekinade
  • Canary Islands (E), Summer Dub Tour

Radio and television productions

  • Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR)
  • Südwestfunk (SWF)

Concerts

with Helen Sachs, Heiner Wiberny, Ziroli Winterstein, Reinhard Glöder, Heinz Grah, Schnuckenack Reinhardt, "Salut!", "Palinka", "Umoya", "A Tickle in the Heart" and others

  • as guest musician in Mauritius
  • with José Thérèse, Dean Nookadu, Phillipe Thomas, Kersley Pythambar, Denis Serret, Nel Bucktowar, Gerard Ravat, Jérôme Arèle, Mike Lapierre, Samuel Laval and others
  • as guest musician in Bangkok
  • with Koh Mr.Saxman, Steve Cannon, William Wait, Wichudej Netsin, Rey Infante and others
  • as guest musician in Bali
  • with Ito Kurdhi, Koko Harsoe, Jeko Fauzi and others
  • as guest musician in India
  • with Colin D'Cruz, Lester Godinho, Benoy Rai and others

CD and DVD productions for

Epitaph, Gregor Hilden Band, Thorsten Klentze Quintet feat. Charlie Mariano, Philip Catherine Quartett, Zipflo Reinhardt Trio, Kölner Swing & Klezmer Trio, Umoya and others

Accolades

  • Laureate of the WDR with the "Palinka" Trio
  • Laureate "Jugend jazzt" Baden-Württemberg
  • Laureate "Jugend jazzt" North Rhine-Westphalia

Education

Graduate of the MGI (Munich Guitar Institute)
Principal subject: guitar

Music studies at the Conservatorium Maastricht (NL)
Principal subject: upright bass

International jazz workshops
Lecturers: Philip Catherine, Albert Mangelsdorff, John Taylor, Uli Beckerhoff, Michael Sagmeister, Michael Küttner, Gary Peacock, Paul Bley, Sigi Busch, Attila Zoller, Manfred Schoof, Eddy Marron and others

Double bass lessons with Gunnar Plümer, Dieter Manderscheid & Heinz Grah