Peter Kienle Josh Roberts Monika Herzig Quinn Sternberg

Bio (English)

August 19, 1969 Miles Davis brings together a group of young, open-minded musicians in CBS Studio B, New York, 39th St – Chick Corea, Joe Zawinul, Wayne Shorter, Bennie Maupin, John McLaughlin, Dave Holland, Harvey Brooks, Lenny White, Jack DeJohnette, Don Alias, Juma Santos. Miles distributes musical sketches and in circles, the musicians experiment with the open forms, the electronic instruments, the unusual cast and new recording methods. The result is Bitches Brew – Funk Grooves, Jazz Improvisation and Harmonics, Electronic Sounds, Modern Compositions, Virtuosity - FUSION.
February 1972 Chick Corea records the debut album with his new group Return to Forever with Stanley Clarke, Flora Purim, Airto Moreira, and Joe Farrell, expanding Miles Davis's fusion concept with Latin rhythms.
September 9, 1985 Miles Davis invites Bob Berg, a young saxophone virtuoso from Brooklyn, NY to record with him the album You’re Under Arrest and stay with his group.
July 1985 Pianist Monika Herzig takes part in the Jazz Summer Academy Remscheid and decides to become a jazz musician.
February 1986 Peter Kienle, founder of the Albstadt based jazz group Bubblegun, finds out how cool it is to have a female keyboardist in the band.
August 1988 Monika Herzig and Peter Kienle buy airline tickets to the USA and start the group BeebleBrox in Tuscaloosa, Al.
August 1991 Monika Herzig starts her doctorate at Indiana University and on the 30th December Peter and Monika get married in Bloomington, IN.
1991 - 2001 With their group BeebleBrox the musicians will release eight CDs, receive awards for their compositions and the band, they will be touring internationally and open for Tower of Power, Dixie Dregs, Santana, Yes, Sting and Bette Middler.
February 1996 Chick Corea´s Elektric Band II, featuring saxophonist Bob Berg, records an album called Time Warp which is awared a Grammy.
August 1997 Bob Berg records three originals with Monika and Peter at Airtime Studios in Bloomington, IN, for the 1998 BeebleBrox release Dominant Domain.
December 2, 2002 Bob Berg is tragically killed in a car accident during a New York snow storm.
February 2011 Josh Roberts, a young drumming talent from Branson, MO is accepted for the jazz studies program at Indiana University.
July 2015 Producer Michael Fletscher and music retailer/leader of Wüste Welle Big Band Lothar Landenberger are discussing the idea to release the Bob Berg recordings on LP combined with new compositions featuring current saxophone virtuosos Peter Lehel, Sandi Kuhn, and Lutz Häfner.
July 2016 Monika and Peter start the The Time Flies and bring drummer Josh Roberts and bassist Quinn Sternberg to Germany for a series of concerts and recordings at Michael Fletscher's Studio.
November 2016 Time Flies – the time loop closes and the production surpasses all expectations - limited LP release summer 2017.
May - June 2017 Not to be missed! – The Time Flies will be on tour in Europe and the opportunity arises only once - why? Time Flies!

For tour inquiries: Monika Herzig
Sound samples:Paul's Vesper, Make It Count, Junk Jazz, Plugged In