Born: November 29, 1976 Primary Instrument: Bass, acoustic
Sebastian Liedke (born 29th november 1976) is a german musician driven by passion for jazz.
initially autodidactically, sebastian began to experiment with electric-bass at the age of 15 and formed a death metal band together with his older brother (guitar).
first studies of the electric-bass with jan peters in hildesheim and nelson arriagada in hanover helped him on his journey to jazz, and were followed by double-bass studies with prof. sigi busch, prof. pepe berns and marc muellbauer, as well as studies on composition and electric-bass with max hughes, all of them in berlin.
2004-2005 studied at a private jazz-school in berlin (jazzschule-berlin), improvisation classes with claus rückbeil, ensemble classes with wolfgang obert, rhythm studies with michael griener and double-bass studies with stefan weeke. for quite some time sebastian accompanied vocal students of jazzschule-berlin....
...overall a record filled with mystery, shadows, contrasts, exciting and with tender poesy enchanting and beautiful. one can say, perhaps something like trance-jazz after all. (PIANO NEWS 04/2010)
...a really impressing trio! (GITARRE&BASS 09/2010)
...a breezy, well-arranged, smooth and sweet melancholic jazz record, that is definitely worth listening to... highly recommended! (DRUMS&PERCUSSION 05/2010)
...these three perform together beautifully and create intensely soulful music that makes you imagine morning fog rising over the spree. amazing! (GITARRE&BASS 10/2010)
“…even so this cd release makes you sit up and take notice with delight, under pirouet or even ecm conditions produced it could be sensational. “ (JAZZPODIUM 09/2010)
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