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Peter Weiss – Drums

Born in 1949, since more than 30 years working as a jazz musician.

Concerts and tours with musicians like:

Uli Beckerhoff, Peter O’Mara, Gunnar Plümer, Hugo Read, Zbigeniew Namyslowski, Reiner Witzel, Gerd Dudek, Ed Kröger, Hendrik Soll, Benny Bailey, Jarek Smietana, Norma Winstone, Bob Degen, Matthias Nadolny, Al Grey, Michael Küttner, Achim Kaufmann, Reiner Winterschladen, Christof Lauer, Hal Singer, Andrew White, Tata Din Din, Glen Moore, Manfred Schoof, Charlie Mariano, Randy Brecker, Terumasa Hino, James Moody, Paul Imm, Piotr Wojtasik, Christopher Dell, Dieter Manderscheid, Matthias Schriefl, Wolfgang Schmidtke, Hans Reichel, Conny Bauer, Rhani Krija, Arkadi Shilklopper, Jõao Moreira, Pablo Held, Martin Sasse, Daniel Casimir, Phillip van Endert, Wolfgang Engstfeld et al.

Festivals:

Hamburg, Leverkusen, Gent, Moers, Burghausen, Nancy, Warschau, Nürnberg, Düsseldorf, Krakau, Brüssel, Raab, Wolfsburg, Ljubljana, Balve, Hildesheim, Marburg, Kuwait, Poznan, St. Ingbert, Sevilla, more than 3000 concerts and club gigs.

Toured in countries like:

Netherlands, Belium, Luxembourg, Austria, Poland, Italy, France, Namibia, Kuwait, Japan, Russia, Jugoslawia, Spain, Switzerland, Australia, China, South Africa, Czecheslowakia, Brasil, England, Turkey.

New Talented Price for musicians in Düsseldorf 1981, Member of the Music-Jury Düsseldorf 1990–1995, Jury “Jugend jazzt” NRW, Organisation concertseries “Jazz im Hofgarten Düsseldorf” since 1979, artistic director of the JazzRally Festival 1996–1999 and “Five Continents” Expo 2000. Leader and founder of the Jazzpool NRW since its foundation 1989.

Teaching:

Jazzworkshops in Biberach, Braunschweig, Darmstadt, Heilbronn, Ibbenbüren, Bielefeld, Leader of Düsseldorf Jazzclub “Alte Schmiede”, Radio- and TV-Productions for mostly every german station, u.a. feature in “aspekte”.