Susanne Peusquens

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1960 born in Frankfurt/M, Germany

doublebass, electric-bass, composer within the ranges of jazz, orchestra, dancemusic, filmmusic, rock

First guitar lessons at the Jugendmusikschule, Frankfurt am Main; Studies of musicology, music education (guitar) and philosophy at Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main; Study of double bass at the Conservatory of Hilversum, Netherlands; Studies of double bass and composition (classical and Jazz) at the Musikhochschule Köln, Diploma in Jazz and Pop music, minor subject: classical double bass; Lessons with Sigi Busch, Koos Serierse, Jiggs Whigham, Charlie Haden, Ron McLure, Red Mitchell, Lee Konitz, Michael Nyman

lessons by Sigi Busch, Koos Serierse, Jiggs Whigham, Charlie Haden, Ron Mclure, Red Mitchell, Lee Konitz, Michael Nyman

bassist in projects such Joachim Ulrich´s „Ellington Project“, „Ladies´n Swing“ - dancemusic, "Die Madämmchen", „Shellac Schätzchen “ - music of the twenties, „Paulo Noronah Trio"- brazilian folk, "Dumpyourload" - metalcore, studio- and life-musician in Bands of the new progressive Scene Euroblast 2016 Anima Tempo""

own projects: „"Bassics"“- doublebass/ duo (2002 winner of the jazz promotion scholarship of the city of Frankfurt), "Tribute to Charlie Haden" - doublebass/ solo, „Bartalk“ - standards, „Susanne Peusquens Quartett“ - standards and free, „Scores - Quintett"- own compositions, „Americana - Quartet"- interpretations of the music of american composers of the twentieth century, focus since 1995: orders for compositiosn and touring europe-wide with "Silentones"- livemusic for silent-movies

cooperation with broadcast and television productions at the WDR, ZDF (German Television), Deutschlandradio, National Radio Slovenia

teacher for double bass, electric bass, guitar and different music educational projects for over thirty years (Frankfurter Kulturwerkstatt, Musikschule Rheinbach, Musikschule Taunus, Musikschule Mörfelden, Heinrich von Kleist Gymnasium Eschborn) Leader of a Big band and a saxophone-ensemble with rhythm-section Teacher for ensembles in workshops. bandcoaching, Rock and Jazz workshops, general musical instruction, multimedia workshops, picture and sound workshops, film music workshops, regular workshops with firm group of bassists, workshops for prisoners (focus on social and psychological aspects, "social competence through musically experience")

teacher for doublebass and electric bass at the "Frankfurter Kulturwerkstatt", Frankfurt/M, "Musikschule Rheinbach", "Musikschule Taunus", "Musikschule Mörfelden", "heinrich-von-Kleist-Schule Eschborn", "Paul-Hindemith-Schule Frankfurt"

2002-2010 journalistic activitys at the online-metal-zine "Dosenmusik". author for music-reviews, articles and interviews about and with bands of the progressive metal-scene

since 2013 application - management of the Euroblast-Festival for progressive metal

Performance Euroblast 2016 with ANIMA TEMPO (Mexico)
Gallery 25 years fall of the berlin wall from photographer Stefan Morgenstern/ music: Susanne Peusquens
"Bassprofessor", 2012
Frankfurter Rundschau online, April 2011