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Herbert Joos
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Herbert Joos, photo by Frank Schindelbeck
BornMarch 21, 1940(1940-03-21)
Karlsruhe, Germany
DiedDecember 7, 2019(2019-12-07) (aged 79)
Baden-Baden, Germany
AwardsJazzpreis Baden-Württemberg

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 [de] 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.

Joos died on 7 December 2019 after surgery in a Baden-Baden hospital at the age of 79.[1]