Götz Tangerding

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Götz Tangerding (* 1951 in Donauwörth ; † 1991 ) was a German jazz pianist , band leader and composer .

Live and act

Tangerding came from an entrepreneurial family. He was the son of Werner Tangerding and Charlotte Tangerding , the founders of Südstahl GmbH in Mertingen . His brother Axel Tangerding is a theater maker, architect and entrepreneur. He first studied piano at the Leopold Mozart Conservatory in Augsburg until he was ready for concert. He began playing in the Munich jazz scene in the 1970s and toured Eastern Europe with the drummer Rudi Roth . From 1976 he studied composition at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston with George Russell . In 1978 he was part of his New York Big Band . After his return to Munich in 1980 he founded the formation Bhakti Jazz , whose first release was the single Glimpses of Truth / Eastern Moods .

The following albums appeared on the Tangerdings label of the same name, such as First Step (1980, with Hämi Hämmerli ), Nasrudins Orchestra (1985, with Hermann Breuer , Jörg Widmoser , Thomas Zoller , Leszek Zadlo ) and Jazztracks (1990, with Wolfgang Lackerschmid , Sheila Jordan , Monty Waters and Heimo Wiederhofer ). In his band u. a. Ray Pizzi and Rainer Glas . He also had a trio with bassist Christian Stock and his longtime drummer Rudi Roth, with whom he presented the albums Crystallization , A la Ala - A voice in Jazz as well as Porque no (with Karlheinz Miklin ) and jazz tracks .

His musical legacy is accessible in the music department of the Bavarian State Library in Munich.

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. ^ George Russell - New York Big Band
  2. ^ Tramp Records
  3. ^ Christian Stock discography
  4. Jazz in Munich (exhibition November 16 to December 16, 2011)