FORA.tv Speaker - Manfred Eicher
Manfred Eicher (born July 9, 1943 in Lindau, Germany) is a German record producer and the founder of the ECM record label and its subsidiaries.
Eicher studied music at the Academy of Music in Berlin. He is a fan of jazz music and a bass guitar player. In 1969 he founded a new record label in Munich called ECM - Edition of Contemporary Music. Some of the famous artists he has recorded over the last 30 years are Keith Jarrett, Jan Garbarek, Chick Corea, Gary Burton, Jack DeJohnette, Anouar Brahem, Dave Holland, Pat Metheny, Ralph Towner, Terje Rypdal, Steve Kuhn, and the Art Ensemble of Chicago.
11.19.09 | 01:17:44 min
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