BONN JAZZ ORCHESTER
The band members are renowned jazz musicians from Bonn who have met in the music academies of Europe, the Landesjugendjazzorchester and the Bundes Jazz Orchester.
The bandleader, trombonist and arranger Oliver Pospiech has been the leader of the big band of the University of Bonn since 2002, which has made a name for itself as one of the best uni big bands in Germany. Furthermore, he is known nationally as musical director of the Cologne Stunk Session. The program includes the finest BigBand literature by classical jazz composers from Thad Jones to Bill Holman to Brookmeyer and much more.
Torsten Thomas – tenor saxophone
Thomas Heck – alto saxophone
Heiner Wiberny – alto saxophone
Markus Land – alto saxophone – until Oktober 2016
Thomas Kimmerle – tenor saxophone
Shawn Spicer – baritone saxophone
Frank Wiesen – trumpet
Michael Kuhl – trumpet
Jürgen Roth – trumpet
Herwig Barthes – trumpet
Hagen Fritzsche – trumpet
Claus Thormählen – trumpet