Prof. Frank  Möbus

Prof. Frank Möbus

Professor of Jazz Guitar

Subject/Instrument: Jazz Guitar

Hochschulzentrum am Horn


  • 1985–89, education at the Berklee College of Music, Boston (prof. music diploma, cum laude); 1989–90, private tuition with Jerry Bergonzi, Boston
  • leader and producer of 'Der Rote Bereich'; co-leader and co-producer of 'Azul' and 'Erdmann 3000'
  • since 2000, recording artist with ACT
  • broadcasting productions with the BR, ORB, WDR, NDR, SWR, and BBC
  • tours and concerts at jazz festivals across the German-speaking countries, in Europe, Africa, and South Asia
  • tours, festivals, CD and broadcasting productions with Herb Robertson, Mark Helias, Ray Anderson, Kenny Wheeler, Jim Black, Louis Sclavis, Maria Joao, Bill Elgart, Billy Bang, Chris Speed, David Moss, Ed Schuller, Dominique Pifarely, Hal Crook, Vincent Courtois, John David, Till Brönner, Wolfgang Haffner, Wollie Kaiser, Dejan Terzic, the Rias Big Band (Jiggs Whigham), the Nürnberger Sinfoniker (Bernstein’s Mass), and others
  • 1996–2003, lecturer of electric guitar at the Hochschule für Musik 'Hanns Eisler' Berlin
  • 2000–2003, lecturer of electric guitar and ensemble at the Universität der Künste Berlin
  • 2001–2003, lecturer of guitar at the University of Music FRANZ LISZT Weimar
  • since 2003, professor of jazz guitar, ensemble, and aural skills at the University of Music FRANZ LISZT Weimar
  • guest tutor for guitar, improvisation, and ensemble at jazz workshops in Germany, Portugal, Kenya, South Africa, Switzerland, India, and elsewhere

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