Ludwig Leininger: Double bass
Ludwig Leininger studied jazz double bass at the Richard Strauss Conservatory in Munich with Paulo Cardoso and electric bass with Patrick Scales. Thereafter he completed a graduate degree at the Musical Conservatory Nürnberg-Augsburg, majoring in classical double bass. Since finishing his studies, Leininger has worked as a freelance double bass player in numerous jazz-ensemble formations and has performed in various theater and studio productions. Leininger has toured in Morocco on behalf of the Goethe Institute, has performed at the Montreux Jazz Festival and has played on the MS Deutschland on a tour from Montreal to New York. Alongside concert performances, Leininger also appears regularly in musical theater. In addition to numerous performances in municipal theaters in Germany, Leininger performed at the Berlin Theatertagen and at the Nibelung Festival, Worms. His work as a studio bass player has earned Leininger credit on over 20 CDs.