Uwe Kropinski

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Uwe Kropinski (born February 20, 1952 is a German jazz guitarist.[1]

Born in Berlin, Kropinski studied jazz and classic guitar at Hochschule für Musik "Hanns Eisler", Berlin from 1973 to 1976, during which time he became influenced by Conny Bauer.[2]

Kropinski first travelled to the USA to play with David Friesen in 1988.[3][4] Since then, he has also played with people like Volker Schlott, John Stowell, Cecil McBee and Pheeroan Aklaff.

Since 1989 Kropinski has played special guitars with 39 frets made by the guitar maker from the Netherlands Theo Scharpach.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Henkin, Andrey (14 November 2008). "First Annual European Jazz Jamboree in Berlin". All About Jazz. Retrieved 3 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "Ein eMail-Interview mit Uwe Kropinski Teil 1". agas. Retrieved 2010-12-20. 
  3. ^ "Ein eMail-Interview mit Uwe Kropinski Teil 2". agas. Retrieved 2010-12-20. 
  4. ^ Santella, Jim (1 February 2000). "David Friesen: Two For The Show". All About Jazz. Retrieved 3 September 2011. 

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