Frank Paul Schubert is a saxophone player
in the realms of Improvised Music and Contemporary Jazz.
Neuss/Germany in 1965, he began to play the saxophone self-taught
in 1982, took lessons with Lajos Dudas from 1988 to 1992,
studied at Musikhochschule Aachen (classical saxophone repertoire
as well as jazz) with Prof. Hugo Read from 1992 to 1996, and,
after a short interlude in Aschaffenburg/Bavaria, moved to
Berlin in 1999.
works regularly with Willi Kellers, Andreas Willers, Johannes
Bauer, Matthias Müller, Uwe Oberg, Alexander von Schlippenbach
and many more (more detailed list see below!). Besides his
main project GRID MESH (see „projects“), he also
collaborated with drummer Günter Baby Sommer from 2006
2006 he started to work with trombonist Matthias Müller
in several small group settings and finally in the duo FOILS,
which is frequently expanded to the FOILS QUARTET with John
Edwards and Mark Sanders.
With Antonis Anissegos he has been playing since 2002. They
released their duo CD „Phoobsering“ in 2005. Anissegos
and Schubert also work together in the quartet BOAR, founded
by Christof Thewes (with drummer Daniel Prätzlich).
Schubert is member of the Willi Kellers Trio and the Meinrad
Since 2009 he has been playing a series of duo concerts with
pianist Alexander von Schlippenbach (in Amsterdam, Leipzig,
Münster, Berlin) as well as frequent local small group
gigs featuring Mr. von Schlippenbach.
him to Poland, Romania, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, France,
Spain, Holland, UK, USA and Canada.
He released several recordings on labels including Leo Records, gligg,
FMR (UK), JazzHausMusik, KONNEX, farai-NRW, no business records
had the pleasure to collaborate with many fine musicians including
the following (in alphabetical order):
Antonis Anissegos, Johannes Bauer, Simon Camatta, Anat Cohavi,
Yorgos Dimitriadis, Paul Dunmall, John Edwards, Jörg
Fischer, Rudi Fischerlehner, Gerhard Gschlössl, Paul
Hubweber, John Hughes, Klaus Janek, Hilary Jeffery, Kalle
Kalima, Achim Kaufmann, Willi Kellers, Jan Klare, Meinrad
Kneer, Andreas Krennerich, Lömsch Lehmann, Björn
Lücker, Mike Majkowski, Christian Marien, Matthias Müller,
Uwe Oberg, Olaf Rupp, Mark Sanders, Alexander von Schlippenbach,
Harri Sjöström, Günter Baby Sommer, Ricardo
Tejero, Christof Thewes, Clayton Thomas, Andreas Willers.
Matthias Müller, Frank Paul Schubert, John Edwards, Mark
Reijseger, Günter Baby Sommer, Frank Paul Schubert
FOILS QUARTET in Altbüron/Switzerland
Matthias Müller, Mark Sanders, John Edwards, Frank Paul
Clayton Thomas, Frank Paul Schubert, Paul Dunmall, Willi Kellers
Harri Sjöström, Matthias Bauer, Tony Buck, Frank
Free Essen Festival
Matthias Müller, Frank Paul Schubert
von Schlippenbach, Frank Paul Schubert
Frank Paul Schubert, Andreas Willers in Sibiu 2008
F.P.S., Clayton Thomas, Tony Buck
Baby Sommer, Frank Paul Schubert, 2006