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Boris Hauf

(*1974 London, UK) is a multi-intrumentalist, composer and performer.
Boris Hauf plays saxophones, flutes, synths, organ, various computer-based applications, cymbals, bells, rudimentary guitar and sings. He composes for large and small ensembles, performance artists, film, radio, soloists, video and installation art. Since 1999 Boris Hauf visits Chicago regularly and has established a very close relationship with local musicians. He initiated and curates the annual composition festival Chicago Sound Map in Chicago and the concert series Playdate in Berlin. He lectures at the Art University in Berlin and various Art-Institutes. Hauf tours worldwide in a variety of bands, ensembles as well as in various performative contexts and if necessary as a solo artist. Boris Hauf lives in Berlin, Germany.

Current projects include efzeg, Owl & Mack, Postmarks, TUB (aka The Understated Brown), Next Delusion, Proxemics and a hot new band yet to be named with Steve Heather, Christian Weber, Martin Siewert and Hauf on Barisax.

More than 40 CD, Vinyl and online releases on labels such as:
Grob, Durian, Mego, Hathut, Extraplatte, Boxmedia, En/Of, Cheap, Longboxrecoridng, Staalplaat, Sickroomrecords, Charhizma, Sijis, Imjlabel, Formed Records, Mosz, LEO, Kuro Neko Music, Clean Feed, Creative sources, et al.

Selected releases include:
Postmarks – National Parks [monotype]
Boris Hauf Sextet – Next Delusion [clean feed]
TUB (Echtzeitmusik compilation) [mikroton]
Proxemics Hauf/Hess/Jackson/Juun [Creative Sources]
efzeg – krom [hathut], grain [durian], würm [charhizma], boogie [grob], Lontano [modisti]
Boris Hauf Solo – Clark [Sijis], Soft Left onto Westland [Mosz], Hangin’ out inbetween [mikroton]
Hauf/Rennert – doomsdays [Hammerrecords]
Sonderberg/Hauf – schamlos [homo38]
Boris Hauf w/ bulbul Where the hell is bad bond? [three-four records]
Chicago Sound Map – [kuronekomusic]

Selected compositions:
music for arditti – premiered by Arditti Quartett, musikprotokoll 2014
Martin Nachbar – The Walk, Animal Dances (solo and group versions), –iller; looking for johnny; Incidental Journey; Repeater
Christina Ciupke – what moves moves, Yes. No. A bit. Really.
Zoe Knights – Drama Queen, And 10 times more
Litó Walkey – The Missing Dance No.7; Wings raised to a second power; Like that, like this
Vera Mantero – Until the moment when God is destroyed by the extreme exercise of beauty; Une Etre Ici Plein

web: http://hauf.klingt.org
email: hauf@klingt.org

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Boris Hauf

(*1974 London, UK) spielt Saxophone, Flöten, Synthesizer, Orgel, verschiedenste computer-applicationen, Becken, Glocken, Gitarre und singt; Er komponiert für Performancekünstler, Festivals, Radio & TV, Ensembles, Soloisten und Videokünstler. Seit 1999 hat Boris Hauf eine Liebesbeziehung mit Chicago und der dortigen Musikergemeinschaft. Er initierte und kuratiert das jährlich Kompositions/Improvisations Festival Chicago Sound Map in Chicago und die Nachmittagsseries Playdate in Berlin und unterrichtet am HZT (UdK) in Berlin. Als Musiker, Komponist und Performer tourt BH weltweit.

Projekte: efzeg, Owl & Mack, TUB (aka The Understated Brown), Next Delusion, Proxemics und was scharfes neues: Hauf/Siewert/Weber/Heather.

Mehr als 40 Veröffentlichungen auf CD, Vinyl und online auf:
Grob, Durian, Mego, Hathut, Extraplatte, Boxmedia, En/Of, Cheap, Longboxrecoridng, Staalplaat, Sickroomrecords, Charhizma, Sijis, Imjlabel, Formed Records, Mosz, LEO, Kuro Neko Music, Clean Feed, Creative sources, et al.

Veröffentlichungen (selection):
Postmarks – National Parks [monotype]
Boris Hauf Sextet – Next Delusion [clean feed]
TUB (Echtzeitmusik compilation) [mikroton]
Proxemics Hauf/Hess/Jackson/Juun [Creative Sources]
efzeg – krom [hathut], grain [durian], würm [charhizma], boogie [grob], Lontano [modisti]
Boris Hauf Solo – Clark [Sijis], Soft Left onto Westland [Mosz], Hangin’ out inbetween [mikroton]
Hauf/Rennert – doomsdays [Hammerrecords]
schamlos – [homo38]
Boris Hauf w/ bulbul Where the hell is bad bond? [three-four records]
Chicago Sound Map – [kuronekomusic]

Kompositionen für performances (selection):
Christina Ciupke Yes. No. A bit. Really.
Zoe Knights Drama Queen, And 10 times more
Martin Nachbar –iller; looking for johnny; Incidental Journey; Repeater, The Walk, Animal Dances
Litó Walkey The Missing Dance No.7; Wings raised to a second power; Like that, like this
Vera Mantero Until the moment when God is destroyed by the extreme exercise of beauty; Une Etre Ici Plein
Benoit Lachambre/Andrew Harwood/Nadia Lauro Not to know
Franz Poelstra/Robert Steijn Tarzan, the Vienna experience
Paz Rojo This Body doens’t have a title yet

web: http://hauf.klingt.org
email: hauf@klingt.org

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