About Dirk Strakhof
Bassist and Composer, born 1960 and living in Berlin
Jazz studies at the Hochschule der Künste Berlin with Sigi Busch, David Friedmann and Jerry Granelli
Scholarship to New York for tuition with Dave Holland, Richie Beirach, Rufus Reid and Ron McClure
Previous collaboration with Pierre Dørge, Lauren Newton, Nils Petter Molvaer, David Liebman, Denney Goodhew, Stoyan Yankoulov and Petar Ralchev.
Tours with "out of print in Germany, Romania, Tanzania, Kenya, Madagascar, South Africa and Colombia.
Workshops with local musicians
Collaboration with the Thakt Ensemble for Arabian Music and Mohammed Askari
Music for the documentary films "A Tokyo Fusebox" and "der Anfang war gut" by Susanna Salonen
Compositions by Dirk Strakhof for different instrument combinations are to be found on all his CD's and can be ordered as sheet music at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hamburg (Fabrik), Leipzig, Stuttgart, Brandenburg, Berlin (Jazz across the Border), Bucharest, Antananarivo, Bogota, Medellin, Bucaramanga, Manizales,
Radio and television broadcasts for WDR, MDR, RBB, NDR
1st prize at the competition for Jazz Newcomers in Leipzig with "Out of Print"
Several times winner of the Studio Competition held by the Berlin Senate