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Florian Hierdeis

Florian Hierdeis was born on 13.04.77 in Augsburg (Germany) and started playing the guitar at the age of 10. 1990 he started having private lessons with Buddy Brudzinski in classical guitar. At the age of 18, he got in contact with Django Reinhardts music via his guitar teacher and fell in love with Jazz. In 1998 he started at the “Berufsfachschule für Musik in Krumbach (Bavaria)” and he had lessons by Torsten de Winkel, Mini Schulz, Marcus Bodenseh and Stefan Barcsay a.o. After this course of study he went on doing the “Berkelee meets Europe“-workshop in the North-West of Germany. There he came in contact with the “Conservatorium of Amsterdam“ and enrolled immediately into the first year. His first teacher was Maarten van der Grinten, who really picked him up in a great way. In the following years he had lessons with Martijn van Iterson, Martien Oster, Jesse van Ruller, Joep Lumeij und Ed Verhoeff, Ferial Karamat Ali, David de Marezoyens, a.m.o. He followed masterclasses with Kurt Rosenwinkel, Nelson Faria, Pat Martino, Mike Stern, a.m.o. On November 22nd of 2005 he graduated the Conservatorium of Amsterdam (“Bachelor of Music”).

He played in and outside the country f.e. with Maarten v/d Grinten, Thomas Winther Andersen, Natalio Sued, Joe Ambrosia, Rick Margitza and many others.

He is a guitarteacher at the DJAM (, a music-school for improvisation and jazz in Amsterdam and at “Meer Music“ in Hoofddorp.


A '53 blond Epiphone Triumph Regent, a '46 Gibson ES125, a Gibson ES335, a Camps Classical Guitar, AER-, Polyphone- and MusicMan Amplification


Hierdeis and Metzler play mainstream jazz without treating the jazz standards as antique musical treasure. The way they do it becomes unpolished, direct musical communication without any technical or acoustical make-up. 'We See' was selected as album of the month at
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Florian Hierdeis looks back of a teaching-carrier of more than 10 years and finished his studys at the Conservatory of Amsterdam with a Bachelor of Music. He teaches grown-ups and kids from 6 years on. The students are free to ask their questions about / or can get in touch with: • the Classical, Accoustic or Electrical Guitars (all styles, specialised in Improvised Music and Jazz) • Melodyplay - Chords - Rhythm - Sitereading - Improvising • Eartrainig - Harmonics and Voiceleading Big Information Package of 2hours : • Single Private Lesson for just €70.- (individual time splitting of 2 times 1h or 4 times 30 minutes is possible) • Duo Lesson for just €100.- (time splitting of 2 times 1h is possible) • Trio Lesson for just €135.- (time splitting not possible) Lessons take place in my house or via Videochat (new!!): Skypename: flozeebozee AIM: [email protected] Regular Privat Guitar Lessons: (reliable and every week 1h) • 5 times package for €130.- • 10 times package for €250.- All payments in advance

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Album We see, ... by Florian Hierdeis

We see, ...

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