Herbert Joos, photo by Frank Schindelbeck
|Born||March 21, 1940|
|Died||December 7, 2019 (aged 79)|
Herbert Joos (21 March 1940 – 7 December 2019) was a German jazz trumpeter, flugelhornist and graphic designer. He made recordings solo and in groups. He worked with the Vienna Art Orchestra. In 2017, he received the Jazzpreis Baden-Württemberg for his life's work.
He played at festivals and in the Free Jazz Meeting Baden-Baden of the SWF at a flugelhorn workshop with Kenny Wheeler, Ian Carr, Harry Beckett and Ack van Rooyen and made a name for himself with his solo recording, The Philosophy of the Flugelhorn in 1973.