Susan Weinert

Susan Weinert (24 June 1965 – 2 March 2020) was a German guitarist and songwriter of international renown.

Susan Weinert
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Susan Weinert in Saarbrücken 2002.
Background information
Born(1965-06-24)24 June 1965
Neunkirchen, West Germany
Died2 March 2020(2020-03-02) (aged 54)
Neunkirchen, Saarland, Germany
GenresJazz, jazz fusion
InstrumentsGuitar
Years active1982–2020
LabelsveraBra, Tough Tone
Websitesite.susanweinert.com/index.php/en/

Weinert was born in Neunkirchen. Called one of the masters of jazz fusion,[1] she played over 3,000 performances.[2]

On her first album in 1992, WDR radio chose Mysterious Stories as jazz production of the year.[3] In 2004, Weinert with her husband Martin Weinert on bass, singer Francesco Cottone, and Hardy Fischötter on drums recorded Running Out of Time.[4]

Susan Weinert died on 2 March 2020, aged 54, due to cancer.[5]

DiscographyEdit

  • 1992 Mysterious Stories (Select)
  • 1994 Crunch Time
  • 1996 The Bottom Line (Intuition/veraBra)
  • 1999 Point of View (Intuition)[6]
  • 2002 Triple Talk Live
  • 2002 Synergy with Martin Weinert (Tough Tone)
  • 2005 Running Out of Time (Tough Tone)[4]
  • 2006 Dancing on the Water (Tough Tone)
  • 2007 Tomorrow's Dream (Tough Tone)
  • 2010 Thoughts & Memories (Tough Tone)
  • 2015 Fjord with Martin Weinert (Tough Tone)
  • 2018 Beyond the Rainbow (Tough Tone)
  • 2019 Der Baum vor meinem Fenster (released 2020)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Alexander, Charles (28 December 2002). Masters of Jazz Guitar. Hal Leonard Corporation. p. 111. ISBN 9780879307288.
  2. ^ "Susan Weinert: Beyond The Rainbow". Gitarre&Bass. Retrieved 20 December 2018.
  3. ^ Horst, Martin. "Susan Weinert Band biography". Prog Archives. Retrieved 20 December 2018.
  4. ^ a b Turner, Mark F. (23 September 2005). "Susan Weinert: Running Out of Time and Synergy". All About Jazz. Retrieved 22 January 2019.
  5. ^ Jacobi, Elke. "Die begnadete Gitarristin starb im Alter von 54 Jahren: Susan Weinert ist tot". Saarbrücker Zeitung (in German). Retrieved 13 March 2020.
  6. ^ "Susan Weinert | Album Discography". AllMusic. Retrieved 22 January 2019.

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