Photo by Hannes Caspar
Bass player and composer Bernhard Meyer is living in Berlin since 2003. He is playing and recording with artists + projects + friends like:
John Hollenbeck`s “DrumsBassBassBassDrums”
Kurt Rosenwinkel`s “E.Coli”
Claudio Puntin`s “Sepiasonic”, “Chamberscope”
Wanja Slavin`s „Lotus Eaters”
Andi Haberl`s “Sun”
Eric Schäfer`s “The Shredzs”
His band „Melt Trio“ was acclaimed by the press for the recordings „Melt”, „Hymnolia” & „Stroy” and nominated for the EchoJazz three times. Also he is a long time band member of Berlin singer Lea W Frey.
Bernhard completed a master program for composition with Drummer/Composer John Hollenbeck at the Jazz Institut Berlin. 2016 he recorded as a duo with John Hollenbeck. In February 2018 two new projects released their debut albums on Traumton Records : The joint quartet by the Meyer brothers with Jim Black & Wanja Slavin: “OTHER ANIMAL”. And „MURMURATION”, the first band as sole leader feat.:
Claudio Puntin (Clar), Julius Heise (Vib, Perc), Peter Meyer (Git) & Andi Haberl (Drums).
Bernhard`s music has been portrayed by DOWNBEAT MAGAZINE,
ARTE TRACKS, ARTE CONCERT, TAGESSPIEGEL and several jazz magazines.
He performed at Festivals like: Jazzbaltica Salzau, Jazzfestival Leipzig (Oper Leipzig), Moers Festival (Festivalhalle), Jazzfestival Eberswalde, Jazzfest Bonn, Jazzfestival Essen (JOE), Brucknerhaus Linz (German Jazz Nights), XJAZZ Festival Berlin, New York – Vienna meets NY Festival, Timisvar Jazzfestival (RO), Garana Jazzfestival (RO), Damaskus Jazzfestival (SYR), Kalkutta Jazzfestival (IND), Delhi Jazzfestival (IND), Jazzfestival Madajazzcar Antananarivo (Madagaskar)
“…amazes with different motions, timbres and developments again and again.“ (Downbeat)
“…spacious, intense, and haunting” (Jazztrail NYC)
“Unique, individual, absorbing and touching” (Wolf Kampmann)
„These melodies are of such compelling beauty, that they want to be heard again and again.”(Jazzthing)
promotion: Uwe Kerkau Promotion | firstname.lastname@example.org
booking “Other Animal”: Anastasia Wolkenstein | email@example.com
label: Traumton Records | Stefanie Marcus | firstname.lastname@example.org
Photo by Dovile Sermokas