Holger Scheidt

-1979 born in Wuerzburg, Germany

-1998 Graduation from High School in Rosenheim, Germany

-1999/2000 studies of music at the Neue Jazzschool Munich, Munich, Germany

-2000/2001 studies of music at the Ecole Regionale de Jazz de Montpellier, France

-2001/2003 studies of music at the Aula de Musica Moderna y Jazz in Barcelona, Spain

-2003/2004 Berklee World Scholarship Tour Award Winner, in Barcelona, recreational year in Berlin, Germany

-2004/2006 studies of music at Berklee College of Music in Boston, USA

-2007/2008 Freelancing artist residing in Brooklyn, NYC, USA

-2009 Freelancing artist residing in Munich, Germany

present Freelancing artist residing in Brooklyn, NYC, USA

Holger Scheidt is an accomplished upright and electric bass player and composer with experience on the international scene. For over ten years, Scheidt has performed contemporary styles at established venues across Europe and in the US, while building a creative style all his own. In 2008 he published his debut solo album “Half a Year in Half an Hour” (Konnex Records, Berlin 2008), which enjoyed considerable media attention as it was presented live in the US, Germany, France and Spain. He just recently published his second album Holger Scheidt & The Scene “Flights Falls” (Konnex Recods, Berlin 2011).

As a graduate of Berklee College of Music and L’Aula de Musica Moderna y Jazz del Conservatorio del Liceu, Holger has built a career alongside some of the greatest artists of contemporary Jazz, including:

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„ ... A brilliant calling card, vibrant Modern Jazz, which stands for Scheidt’s great instrumental and compositional skill ... „

German major newspaper, Suedeutsche Zeitung, on „Half a Year in Half an Hour“

„ ...‚Half a Year in Half an Hour’ is more proof that the young generation of Jazz musicians has something to say... „

www.barcelonamusic.net

„ ....Modern Jazz of the finest....“

German Jazz magazine „Jazzpodium“ on „Half a Year in Half an Hour“

Albums by Holger Scheidt

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