Jan Reimer

Jan Reimer
Discographie

mit Headband
  • Straight ahead (LP 1979 - pläne)
  • Suntalk (LP 1980 - VeraBra)
  • Fette Brühe (LP 1982 - pläne)
Solo
  • Escape from a Fairy Tale (LP 1984 - pläne)
  • The Point of No Return (LP 1986 - pläne)
  • Painting Future (CD/LP 1988 - pläne)
  • Talking Pictures (CD/LP 1992 - mood records/Zweitausendeins)
  • The Point of no Return (Video 1992)
  • The Point of No Return (CD 1993 - Acoustic Music records)
  • The Groove Project (1996 - intrepid/Westpark 4204)
  • Guitar Highlights 85-96 (2007 - Westpark Music 87147)
     
     
    Jan Reimer
     
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1953
born in Prümm, Germany

1967/8
guitar lessions from Rick Abao

1971
on Tour with Rick Abao in Spain and Germany

1973-76
guitar player with the Cologne Cabaret/Theatre Machtwächter

1976-82
Composer and guitar player with the Cologne Headband (Jazz/Rock); the band released three albums and toured all of Europe

1978-1984
Co-operation with famous German singer-songwriter Franz Josef Degenhardt; arranged the songs and played guitar on six of his productions

1980
on tour in the U.S.A with the Headband

1981
on tour with Bongi Makeba

1983-84
writes music for various films; studio work with Manfred Schoof

1983/84
production and release of his first solo-project "Escape From A Fairy Tale"

1985/86
first time on solo-tour in Germany. Production and release of the second album "The Point Of No Return", introducing Experimental Guitar Percussion

1987
on tour with his own progam in Canada and Germany together with Argentien/Canadian flute player Dario Domingues; as special guest on the Dario Domingues-production "Children of South America"

1987/88
production and release of the third LP/CD "Painting Future"; special guest on double bass: Danny Thompson 1989 production of "Talking Pictures" for Westpark music 1990 release of "Talking Pictures" (MOOD-Records distributed by Zweitausendeins); on tour in Moscow and Aschchabad

1991
work in studios, film-music, production of the video "The Point Of No Return"

1992
re-release of the CD "The Point Of No Return" (Acoustic Music Records) including the compositions of Reimers first recording

1993
pre-production of the fifth recording "All you can eat" for Westpark music (unreleased)

1994-95
production of "The Groove Project" for Westpark music - released 1996.

1996-97
handicapped because of a typical guitarist problem with nerves in his left arm

1998
on the road again and back in the studio (see "news and events" for details)