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.
Hamburg trumpeter with now Cologne sphere of activity. Emerging from the Federal Jazz Orchestra, he has made a name for himself in Germany.
Studied at the Musikhochschule in Würzburg. Was a lecturer at the music school in Mannheim. Is an accomplished and well respected sideman.
Studied at the Amadeo Roldan Provincial Conservatory in Havana. Played under Joaquin Betancourt, Mayito Rivera, Nene etc.
Concert in Latin America, USA and Europe.
JOHANA JO JONES
The powerful-voiced Johana already knew as a child that she wanted to be either a dancer or a singer. Strictly speaking, her career began in the children's choir of the ICRT (Instituto Cubano Radio Television). Various engagements finally led the qualified singing teacher to Germany in 2013.
Much sought-after and successful drummer in jazz and Afro-Cuban music. Multiple winner of the Future Sounds competition, the Czech Jazz Contest and the Sparda Jazz Award etc.
Multi-instrumentalist from Würzburg (harp and saxophone). Received numerous prizes such as the Bavarian Art Promotion Prize or the Young Munich Jazz Prize.