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Eberhard Weber

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At the time, I didn't know that bass would not be enough for me. I'm not a bass player because bass is always a background instrument even to this very day.

— Eberhard Weber

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I like to create the music I hear in my interior. As a conductor, you have the ability to squeeze the sounds and interpretation you asked for from 50 to 80 people.

— Eberhard Weber

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I realized pretty soon that I have to do more than just play bass in the background way. So, I developed a kind of playing which only a handful of musicians accepted.

— Eberhard Weber

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It is probably very necessary to present your ego at some point.

— Eberhard Weber

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As a result, I had to get my own playground which was my band Colours. This band lasted for about eight years and then the air was out of it and it was time to finish.

— Eberhard Weber

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I am a classical music lover - not necessarily the contemporary stuff, but the old stuff.

— Eberhard Weber

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I played cello in my high school orchestra.

— Eberhard Weber

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It's better to finish at the peak or soon after it, than to wait until the audience notices a decline.

— Eberhard Weber

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Orchestra had a little brass ensemble on two tracks as well, but the rest was me. I knew I couldn't continue in this direction, even if people liked it, because I can only duplicate myself.

— Eberhard Weber

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The problem is that I don't want to add another record to the world that is not necessary to be published, except to make some business. There has to be a musical reason.

— Eberhard Weber

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As a bass player Weber is known for his highly distinctive tone and phrasing. Since the early 1980s Weber has regularly collaborated with the British singer-songwriter Kate Bush playing on four out of her last five studio albums (The Dreaming 1982; Hounds of Love 1985; The Sensual World 1989; Aerial 2005). The ECM association also led to collaborations with other ECM recording artists such as Gary Burton (Ring 1974; Passengers 1976) Ralph Towner (Solstice 1975; Solstice/Sound and Shadows 1977) Pat Metheny (Watercolors 1977) and Jan Garbarek (10 recordings between 1978 and 1998).

Eberhard Weber (born January 22 1940 in Stuttgart) is a German double bassist and composer. Weber's compositions blend chamber jazz European classical music minimalism and ambient music and are regarded as characteristic examples of the ECM Records sound.

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