Eberhard Weber

Born: January 22, 1940    Primary Instrument: Bass

Eberhard Weber

He began recording in the early 1960s, and released his first record, Colours of Chloë (ECM 1042), under his own name in 1973. In addition to his career as a musician, he also worked for many years as a television and theater director. He has designed an electric-acoustic bass featuring an extra C-string.

His music, often in a melancholic tone, follows simple ground patterns (frequently ostinatos), yet is highly organized in its colouring and attention to dramatic detail.

Weber was a notable early proponent of the solid-body electric double bass, which he has played regularly since the beginning of the 1970s....
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Eberhard Weber, Stages of a Long Journey (ECM, 2007)
Kate Bush, Aerial (EMI, 2005)
Eberhard Weber, Endless Days (ECM, 2001)
Jan Garbarek, Rites (ECM, 1998)
Eberhard Weber, Pendulum (ECM, 1993)
Jan Garbarek, I Took Up the Runes (ECM, 1990)
Eberhard Weber, Orchestra (ECM, 1989)
Eberhard Weber, Legend of the Seven Dreams (ECM, 1988)
Jan Garbarek Group, It’s Okay to Listen To the Gray Voice (ECM, 1985)
Eberhard Weber, Chorus (ECM, 1985)
Kate Bush, Hounds of Love (EMI, 1985)
Jan Garbarek Group, Wayfarer (ECM, 1983)
Kate Bush, The Dreaming (EMI, 1982)
Eberhard Weber, Later That Evening (ECM, 1982)
Eberhard Weber Colours, Little Movements (ECM, 1980)
Eberhard Weber, Fluid Rustle (ECM, 1979)
Eberhard Weber Colours, Silent Feet (ECM, 1978)
Pat Metheny, Watercolors (ECM, 1977)
Eberhard Weber, The Following Morning (ECM, 1977)
Eberhard Weber, Yellow Fields (ECM, 1976)
Ralph Towner, Solstice (ECM, 1975)
Gary Burton Quartet with Eberhard Weber, Ring (ECM, 1974)
Eberhard Weber, The Colours of Chloë (ECM, 1974)
Wolfgang Dauner, Output (ECM, 1970)

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