A R N S E K 


BRANKO ARNSEK
double bass / composition 

 

Studied at the Swiss Jazz School in Bern u. a. with Jimmy Woody. Celebrated great success worldwide with his modern jazz project "White Diamonds". Moves between traditional and contemporary jazz with completely different bands and musicians as bassist and / or bandleader. (Wedeli Köhler / Winter Zigeli / Francisco Gileno / Benny Golson / White Diamonds / Guttenberger Brothers / Tokame) Successful composer and arranger. 

HUMBERTO ZALDIVAR MICHEL
Trumpet / flugelhorn 

 

Studied at the Escuela Nacional de Arte / E.N.A in Havana. Played with well known musicians like Celina Ganzales, Cotó, Compay Segundo, Caridad Hierrezuelo, Julio Barreto, Afro Cuban All Stars etc. 

STEFAN KOSCHITZKI
alto saxophone 

 

From Ludwigsburg. Studied at the Musikhochschule in Nuremberg. Played with Bill Dobbins, under Peter Herbolzheimer, and in well-known big ensembles like the SWR big band, Bobby Burges BigBand explosion etc. 

 

FRANZ BERSCHEL
piano 

 

Studied at the conservatory in Weimar with Leonid Chizhik. Wanted sideman from Stuttgart. 

SEBASTIAN BRAUCHLE
Drums 

 

Studied jazz and popular music with René Creemers and Joop van Erven at the Academy of Music in Arnhem / N. He is a member of many different bands and projects of different styles. Numerous CD recordings, concerts and TV appearances in Germany and abroad document his stylistic diversity. 

REINIER CERUTO 

percussion 

 

Studied at the Amadeo Roldan Provincial Conservatory in Havana. Played under Joaquin Betancourt, Mayito Rivera, Nene etc.
Concert in Latin America, USA and Europe.