Brass & Woodwind Instrument Players
Thorsten Benkenstein is one of the most respected Lead Trumpet players around the world. Since 2005 he holds the position as Lead Trumpet in the NDR-Big Band in Hamburg.
Andy Haderer, born in Austria in 1964, began his first musical steps at the age of six.
Jan Jakub Bokun
Jan Jakub Bokun is a Polish clarinetist and conductor. Graduated summa cum laude from Karol Lipiński Music Academy in Wrocław and obtained further postgraduate training with Guy Dangain at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris.
Iwona Glinka is Principal Flutist with the City of Athens Symphony Orchestra since 2000 and Soloist of The Hellenic Contemporary Ensemble since 1996.
Cecilio Vilar Alpuente
Cecilio Vilar Alpuente is the soloist of Requinto and assistant clarinetist of the Orquesta de la Comunitat Valenciana, Palau de les Arts "Reina Sofía" of Valencia since its foundation in 2005.
Calling Till Brönner the new aspiring German trumpet talent is obsolete, since he has sold more records than any other German jazz musician. He plays big time now and is well known in the New York jazz circuit, which itself is top of the crop.” ME SOUNDS/Rolling Stone
Britta Jacobs has been a solo flutist of the German Radio Philharmonic Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern since 2007.
Volkan Oektem played with Sertab Erener, the winner of 2002 Eurovision Song Contest, at local and global venues. In the meantime, he still participated in various jazz projects, continued working on albums and kept on performing at concerts.