Johannes Faber was born in Munich  in 1952 and studied trumpet and composititon in Munich, Graz and Boston.
He worked with the Radio Big Band Stuttgart (1980-90) and the Radio Big Band Hamburg (1990-96) as a trumpet soloist, composer and arranger.
Faber composed  the soundtrack for the movie "Rally Paris-Dakar“ and founded the jazzrock-band CONSORTIUM with Billy Cobham dr, Christof Lauer sax, Joerg Reiter p, Dave King e-b.
He had a professorship at the Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Hamburg. The trumpeter played - amongst many others - with Chaka Khan, Anthony Jackson, George Adams, Charlie Mariano Dado Moroni, Konstantin Wecker, dem UNITED JAZZ & ROCK ENSEMBLE und Peter Herbolzheimer’s RHYTHM COMBINATION AND BRASS, composed for Michael Ende (author of the NEVERENDING STORY) and was given the Jazz Award Baden-Württemberg (1985) .
He played on several jazz festivals as in Montreux, at the Jazzfest Berlin, the Deutsches Jazzfestival Frankfurt and so forth.