Brass & Woodwind Instrument Players
A gifted trombonist, conductor, composer and arranger, world-renowned musician Wycliffe Gordon grew up in Waynesboro, Georgia in the United States. He was musically influenced at a young age by his father, Lucius Gordon, a classical pianist and teacher.
The CeDeL saxophone quartet is a young, contemporary ensemble that first met at the Lemmensinstitute in Leuven in 2007. The members of the Cedel Quartet are Peter Cverle: soprano saxophone, Vincent Alpaerts: alto saxophone, Jitse Coopman: tenor saxophone and Pieter Legacy: baritonsaxophone.
Calling Till Brönner the new aspiring German trumpet talent is obsolete, since he has sold more records than any other German jazz musician.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
Stefano Belotti begins his studies in 2004 with M° Guido Delmonte at the Conservatory "Luca Marenzio" in Brescia.
grew up near Bremen. He had his first trombone lessons with Prof. Joachim Mittelacher at Hamburg University of Music and Theatre before becoming a student of Prof. Ehrhard Wetz in 1996 at the Lübeck University of Music.
Artis Sīmanis is the founder of the Riga Saxophone Quartet (1992) as well as the initiator and Artistic Director of the International Saxophone Music Festival Saxophonia.
Since 2010, Jamie Williams has been the Principal Trombonist of the Deutsche Oper Berlin and is playing on a YSL-882O Xeno.
Mathieu Dufour is principal flute of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, a position he has held since 1999. Before coming to Chicago, he was principal flute solo of the Paris National Opera Orchestra from 1996 to 1999. Prior to his appointment there, he served as principal flute solo of the Orchestra National du Capitole de Toulouse for three years.
„Wenn die Energie zu Klang wird, und die Leidenschaft als Melodie erklingt, fühle ich mich wohl.“