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Henning Sieverts

Born in 1966, composer, bassist/cellist Henning Sieverts now numbers among the elite player/composers in jazz. Backed by classical training and years of work with top international players, he has played on over 130 CDs, 15 under his own name, and has participated in tours on six continents. His long list of awards includes best jazz bassist at the International Society of Bassists' competition, winner of the New German Jazz Prize a s s oloist o n b oth cello and bass, and Germany's prestigious Echo Jazz 2010 award as best bassist for his playing on his PIROUET CD Blackbird. He also moderates and produces jazz programs for the Bavarian Radio and teaches bass, cello, and composition at the Munich University for Music and the Performing Arts.