Photo Manuel Miethe


UWE OBERG & SILKE EBERHARD

+ GERRY HEMINGWAY

UWE OBERG   piano
SILKE EBERHARD
  alto saxophone, clarinet
GERRY HEMINGWAY    drums


TURNS
UWE OBERG & SILKE EBERHARD
11 pieces by Eberhard, Oberg, Carla Bley,
Annette Peacock, Jimmy Giuffre
Rec. in Berlin & Cologne 2015
(Leo Records 749)


CD REVIEWS:
STEWART KREMSKY, ex-cadence, June 2017 (english)
JazzWord CD-Review 2016
PERCORSI MUSICALI March 2016 (Italian)
ROBERT RATAJCZAK March 2016 (Polish)
HIS VOICE March 2016 (Czech)
MUSICZOOM March 2016 (Italian)




Silke Eberhard and Uwe Oberg started in 2014 playing compositions by Carla Bley, Annette Peacock, Jimmy Giuffre and originals. Music related to the
Free Jazz-movement of the 1960ies. Their 2016 released CD TURNS made it on the longlist "Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik".

In the meantime Oberg & Eberhard explore free musical spaces, frequently with US-drummer Gerry Hemingway. As a trio they made their stunning
debut at Just Music Festival Wiesbaden in 2016.

SILKE EBERHARD *1972
Alto saxophonist and clarinetist Silke Eberhard studied at the Musikhochschule Hanns Eisler in Berlin, followed by David Liebman´s masterclass
in the USA, and the Jazz Workshop + Residency at the Banff Centre of the Arts in Canada. In 2004/2005 she was a guest-professor at the Ponitificia
Universidad Javeriana de Bogotá in Colombia.
Besides her longstanding Trio with Jan Roder on bass and Kay Lübke on drums, current projects are the Duo OCA with pianist Aki Takase and Potsa
Lotsa – a lineup of horns, play the complete compositions of Eric Dolphy.
She has performed and/or recorded with musicians such as Ulrich Gumpert, David Liebman, Johannes Bauer, Sabine Worthmann, Günter Baby
Sommer, Dave Burrell, Gerry Hemingway, Petra Krumphuber, Alex Huber, Michael Zerang, Louis Rastig, Niko Meinhold, Antonis Anissegos, Terry Lyne
Carrington, Hannes Zerbe, Olaf Rupp, NeWt Trio a.m.o.
Eberhard has also been involved in interdisciplinary projects, especially in combination with theater or dance. She has toured Europe, Middle East, North
Africa, USA, Canada, Colombia, Brasil, Japan and China.

UWE OBERG *1962, piano since 1970, member of the Kooperative New Jazz (ARTist) Wiesbaden, active since the early 80ies in various fields from
conceptual Jazz/New Music to free improvisation, performances with dance/theatre/lyrics, music for silent movies, HumaNoise Congress, cooperation
with international musicians: ALFRED HARTH, TONY OXLEY, PETER KOWALD, URS LEIMGRUBER, SAADET TÜRKÖZ, HEINZ SAUER, SUBROTO
ROY CHOWDHURY, XU FENGXIA, SVEN-AKE JOHANSSON, RUDI MAHALL, PAUL LOVENS, EVAN PARKER, ERIC PLANDÉ, PAUL ROGERS a.m.o.
He leads the trio LACY POOL (w Rudi Mahall & Michael Griener) playing exclusively the music of Steve Lacy. Also he plays in various improvising
ensembles, such as CUSH w Saadet Türköz and Paul Lovens. In 2004 was invited to the Darmstadt Workshop for New Music and the Warzaw
Autumn. Numerous CDs. In 2007 Oberg received the Jazzprize of the state of Hessen.
(...) everything he touches becomes informed and intensified. ART LANGE / CHICAGO
Oberg is one of the few, that really join american with european improvised music;(...) one of the most intriguing pianists at the fascinating intersection
of New Music and Free Jazz, who impresses mainly with an economic style. RADIO ORF / AUSTRIA

Duo-photos by Manuel Miethe: click for download          download presskit             Trio-photos by Frank Schindelbeck: click for download 

Concerts 2018:
March 22, Saarbrücken Free Jazz-Festival
Oct. 18, Wiesbaden (w Gerry Hemingway)
Oct. 19, Bielefeld (w Gerry Hemingway)
Oct.20, tba

Nov. 22, tba
Nov. 23,
Mainz Festival Akut