Bonn Jazz Orchestra
The band members are well-known jazz musicians from Bonn who got to know each other in the music academies of Europe, the state youth jazz orchestras and the BundesJazzOrchester.
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 university big bands in Germany. Furthermore, he is known nationwide as the musical director of the Cologne Stunksitzung. The program includes the finest big band literature by classic 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 October 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