- creative sources, 2005
began playing the saxophone at the age of eleven. He lives in Berlin since
1994 where he studied at the Hanns Eisler Conservatory and became part
of a group of musicians playing contemporary jazz and improvised music.
He got a grant to work in Paris in 2001 and since then he shuttles between
the two cities.
Daniel has played in clubs and at festivals in the USA, Canada, Asia and
all over Europe. He has worked with Aki Takase,Ed Schuller,Conny Bauer,John
Schröder,Herb Robertson,John Betsch,Axel Dörner,Pierre Dörge,Gebhard
Ullmann,Chris Dahlgren,Rudi Mahall, Edward Perraud, Joe Williamson, Francois
Théberge, Tony Buck, Mircea Tiberian, Thierry Madiot, Frank Möbus,
Nicholas Simion, Hasse Poulsen and many more.
„The young lion from berlin has found a language which sounds like
a walk through the work-site surrounded streets of his city.“
„Daniel Erdmann is in the first line of courages interpretators.His
improvisations have their own sound, recognizable, captivating and of
all colors.“ Jazzfiles.
Working groups include Erdmann 3000 ( CD released on Enja Records in April
2005), Momentum Impakto, Das Kapital, Günter Adler, Gebhard Ullmann´s
Ta lam 10, Erdmann/Galiay Duo, Denzler/Dörner/Erdmann/Griener/Müller,
Michael Thieke´s Dok Wallach, Eric Schäfer´s Demontage
(new CD on Schoener Hoeren June 2005), Duboc/Erdmann/Paganotti, Jobic
Le Masson Sextet, Dessert Time.