About Wolf

Dr. Wolf-Georg Zaddach is a guitarist and musicologist/ scholar for popular music and jazz.

He studied jazz guitar with David Doruzka and Petr Zelenka in Prague as well as Wayne Krantz and Adam Rogers in NYC and is alumnus of the Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt Weimar/ University of Music Weimar, Germany.

His interests connect diverse musical expressions like jazz, metal, classical and contemporary experimental music.

Wolf teaches at the Leuphana University Lüneburg, the BIMM University Berlin (British and Irish Modern Music Institute), and the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna (mdw Wien). Since 2012 he had several teaching assignments, e.g. at University of Music Weimar (2011-2021), Popakademie Baden-Württemberg (2018-2022), New York University NYU/USA (2016), DeutschePOP Dresden (2017/18), Bauhaus University Weimar (2012/13), Initiative Musik Berlin (2015, 2019), Stiftung Ettersberg Weimar (2012-2018), Demokratie jetzt e.V. (2015, 2017).

He also frequently writes and publishes about jazz and popular music (history, analysis), and music industry, for more information see here.

Appearances as musician in: Germany, USA, France, Czech Republic, Poland
(references among others: Beethovenfest Bonn, Jazzmeile Thüringen, Deutsches Nationaltheater Weimar, Jazzboulevard Berlin Festival, Piccolo-Theater Cottbus, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Staatskanzlei Thüringen, among others).