Bassist Dieter Ilg is regarded today as one of a handful of European musicians who make their unmistakable musical style a valuable contribution to the projects they work on.
Whether it is as a internationally well-respected sideman or as band leader of his own ensembles: Ilg always combines the quality of the bass as a musical foundation with a graceful ease and expression that is rarely heard on a technically difficult instrument such as the double bass.
It is sometimes assumed that there are two kinds of bass players: those who “groove” and accompany (serving mainly as a rhythmic presence) or those who – freeing themselves of the serving role – strive to explore their artistic heights as a soloist (displaying their versatility as virtuoso improvisers). Unlike many Dieter Ilg combines the two ends of this spectrum....
AwardsEchoJazz 2014 Bass / national EchoJazz 2011 Bass / national Reinhold-Schneider-Preisträger 2006 Jazzpott-Preisträger 2005 Baden-Württembergischer Jazzpreis 1988
ParsifalThe ACT Company
Otello Live At Schloss ElmauThe ACT Company
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