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Peter Kienle


Born July 23rd 1960 in Metzingen, Germany. Playing guitar since age 13. Two semesters of Jazz School Munich. Founded the band BeebleBrox in 1983 in Albstadt, Germany. Extensive studio work as musician, engineer and producer. Worked as private guitar instructor from 1979 to 1988. Computer programming starting in 1983. Meets Monika Herzig, his future wife and keyboardist of BeebleBrox in 1986. Toured southern Europe with mallet player Bill Molenhof in 1987 and 1988. Moved to Tuscaloosa, AL, USA in 1988 where a new incarnation of BeebleBrox recorded two cassettes. Moved to Bloomington, IN in 1991 so Monika could pursue a master's degree. BeebleBrox reformed and recorded one more cassette and five CDs. Performances with BeebleBrox in countless cities around the midwest. TV appearance on Reggie Miller Show. Germany tours in 1997 and 1999 with BeebleBrox and award winning saxophonist Peter Lehel. Formation of 3rd Man and Freesome in 1997 and 1999, respectively. Chapman Stick added to instrumentarium in 1998. Composer of about 600 tunes in many styles, 50 works for classical guitar and several instruction manuals for guitar. Teaches select students. He also works as a music copyist for David Baker, Bill Banfield, Fred Hersch and many others.


Article: Interview

Monika Herzig: A Portrait of a Hero

Read "Monika Herzig: A Portrait of a Hero" reviewed by Hrayr Attarian

German-born and US-based pianist, author and composer Monika Herzig released her most accomplished work to date the sublime Sheroes in March of 2018. This cohesive album is a celebration of women in music and particularly jazz, on it Herzig's group of women instrumentalists stimulatingly interpret several originals and two covers. Herzig has a doctorate in music ...


Peter's Money

Label: ACME Records
Released: 2009


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