A R N S E K
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.
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.
Studied at the conservatory in Weimar with Leonid Chizhik. Wanted sideman from Stuttgart.
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.
Studied at the Amadeo Roldan Provincial Conservatory in Havana. Played under Joaquin Betancourt, Mayito Rivera, Nene etc.
Concert in Latin America, USA and Europe.