Dieter Ulrich

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Dieter Ulrich (born October 12, 1958 in Zurich ) is a Swiss jazz and improvisation musician ( drums , also flugelhorn ) and art historian .

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Ulrich received piano lessons from Irma Schaichet from 1965 to 1980; in addition, he learned to play the drums by himself from 1972 . He first played in various bands with Harald Haerter , then with Douce Ambiance and became a professional musician with the groups “PULS” and the “ Omri Ziegele Quartet”. From 1983 until his death in 1995 he worked with Urs Blöchlinger ; he also formed the Day & Night formation with Christoph Gallio (with Lindsay L. Cooper, among others ). In 1988 he played with his own quintet at the Zurich Jazz Festival . He was also involved in Daniel Mouthon's projects, was part of the AfroGarage trio with Christoph Baumann and Jacques Siron, and performed at international festivals.

At the same time, Ulrich studied art history, history of the Middle Ages and historical auxiliary sciences at the University of Zurich , a. a. with Rudolf Preimesberger . After graduating with Heinrich Max Imhof , he worked from 1991 to 1993 with a National Fund scholarship to compile a catalog and exhibition on Alexander Trippel for the Schaffhausen Museum zu Allerheiligen . Since then he has presented numerous publications in the field of sculpture from the 18th to the early 20th century as well as on the theory of classicism .

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  • Bruno Spoerri (Hrsg.): Biographical Lexicon of Swiss Jazz CD supplement to: Bruno Spoerri (Hrsg.): Jazz in Switzerland. History and stories . Chronos-Verlag, Zurich 2005, ISBN 3-0340-0739-6 .

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