Uli Lenz: pianist, composer and arranger
Uli Lenz grew up in a musical family and began with classical piano at the age of four. His father Emanuel Lenz, a professional classical organist, pianist and composer, taught him piano and in the discipline of improvisation and theory of harmony.
He was first drawn to jazz through listening to recordings by Earl Hines, Count Basie and Duke Ellington.
In the seventies, he studied piano and cello at the Frankfurt Conservatory and subsequently pursued his instrumental and composing academic studies at the Frankfurt Academy of Music and the Performing Arts. During this time Lenz also played in bars and nightclubs and worked intensively with wellknown tab-dancers....
AwardsPreis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik 1994 for "Trane's Tree", 1993, Konnex 5057, with Johannes Barthelmes (ts)
Art Of The Duo: Is There A Life After Bradley's?DMG
Konzert der Verlorenen SöhneDMG
Live At Sweet BasilDMG
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