Jürgen Neudert

Biography

Jürgen Neudert

Juergen Neudert born in 1970 began playing the trombone at age of 5. He got first lessons that time by his father who was a professional trombone player. When he was 16 years old, he already was a guest student at the Nuremberg conservatory where he had classical studies. At the age of 21 Juergen Neudert went to the Cologne Musikhochschule, the first address in Germany to study jazz music. His teacher there was Prof. Jiggs Whigham. Beside the lessons at the school he also took lessons from various famous musicians such as Bob Mintzer, Wynton Marsalis, Ack van Rooyen, Bob Brookmeyer and Peter Herbolzheimer to learn more about jazz improvisation. From that time on he began to work and played a lot in all kinds of musical styles and all over the world.

At the moment he is doing regular work with all the german radio big bands (WDR, NDR, RIAS, HR) and several other ensembles as a guest soloist and section player. Like for example: The Charles Mingus Orchestra, Peter Herbolzheimer´s Rhythm Combination and Brass, Thilo Wolf Big Band, Glenn Miller Orchestra. Juergen Neudert is a great jazz soloist also in small bands, what you can hear on several recordings as a sideman and with his own quartet and quintet. He was the first european musician who won the „Frank Rosolino Memorial Award“, which was founded by the „International Trombone Association“ in USA. Since 2009 he is the leader of the „Sunday Night Orchestra“ in Nürnberg, a Big Band with all of Germanys Top Jazz Players that comes together for monthly club concerts.

But Juergen Neudert doesn´t only feel familiar in Jazz. He also played some of the most famous musical productions in Germany as there are: „Saturday Night Fever“, „Starlight Express“, „42nd Street“, „Chicago“, „Grease“ and many more.

Beside his solistic trombone playing career Juergen Neudert teaches jazz trombone and improvisation at the Musikhochschule Würzburg and is teacher at several international Jazz Clinics.

Since 2010 he is a Yamaha Artist and plays a YSL-891 Custom Z exclusively.

www.juergenneudert.com