Bastien Rieser is a trumpet player from Munich, exploring music with a focus on Jazz, and it’s inspiring, rich and inherent complexity. Bastien wants to experience music in the moment, as profound and deep as possible, to be able to give values and meaning to other human being’s lives, and leave deep footsteps with the goal of inspiring others to be the best they can be. His attitude are aimed at everyone who searches for meaning and a feeling of being alive, following the footsteps of the great legacy of trumpeters like Louis Armstrong, Clifford Brown, Miles Davis, Lee Morgan, and Freddie Hubbard.
is a trombonist, composer and arranger based in Munich.
Especially under the stage name „El Vikingo de la Salsa“ he already attracted international attention during his jazz studies at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater München. In addition to extensive concert activities in Central and South America, Africa, Asia and Europe, he is represented on numerous music productions, including Latin Grammy Award winner Tony Succar.
Member of Jazzrauschbigband.
singer / rapper
Preeminent Improvisational Vocalist, GRAMMY-nominated musician, Creative DSGN for projects with Grammy-nominated artist Goldink and artist/musician Guillermo Brown (James Corden Show). Jazz, Hip Hop, Rock and R&B. School of Improvisational Music (guest faculty), \ OneBeat mentor, freelance music emissary with the U.S. State Department, Music Supervisor – Untitled Interactive Games.
Kokayi has featured on dozens of albums since the onset of his career, including titles by contemporaries such as Goldlink, Gregoire Maret, Terri Lynne Carrington, Omar Sosa, Steve Coleman and Dafnis Prieto as well as continuing to perform as a member of Steve Coleman’s Five Elements, Ambrose Akinmusire’s Origami Harvest and Dafnis Prieto’s Proverb Trio.
sax bass clarinet
Saxophonist, Composer, Author and Instructor Evan Tate has been a unique voice on the European jazz scene for nearly 30 years. He’s has appeared at several jazz festivals, recordings, radio broadcasts, and has taught on the jazz faculties of renowned universities. Evan Tate is an Endorser for Julius Keilwerth saxophones and presently an endorser for Cannonball Saxophones.
Evan Tate has been a member of the Jazz Saxophone Faculty at the University of Music & Performing Arts, Munich, as well as University of Music & Performing Arts, Mannheim.
keyboards / synthesizers
As a teenager, Hansi Enzensperger began playing regular sessions and concerts. It is clear to the trained auto mechanic: his path is music. With his ecstatic, intuitive way of playing and the warm, shrill sounds that he tickles from his Hammond B3 organ and an arsenal of other vintage instruments, he quickly inspires the Munich blues scene. He studies jazz at the Munich Music Academy. Under the direction of Tizian Jost and Prof. Leonid Chizhik, he now comes into contact with completely different musical ingredient. Dozens of pieces are created on his organ and have shaped the sound of his band Organ Explosion from the start. Tricky, wild, dirty and always with a good portion of „style“, that is Enzensperger’s signature – „fresh“ and unmistakable with every note.
always looking to redefine the seemingly immutable. Whether it is his physical limits that he challenges in sports, or whether it is musical limits that he breaks through with new ideas.
it speaks for itself.
He performed as well as with Xavier Naidoo, Sasha, Iggy Pop, Megaherz, Michael Mittermeier, Core, Blind Ego, Legacy, Playhaus, Groove Messengers, Playhaus, Lou Bega etc.
Roberto Guerra Madden
Born and raised in Havana, Cuba, Roberto quickly came into contact with Cuban music and its rhythms. He has been playing drums and percussion since the age of ten.
Roberto has played in many renowned Cuban bands since a young age.
feels at home on both the acoustic and electric guitar. His versatility led him to tours with internationally renowned artists such as Tom Gregory, Jaimi Faulkner and the Jazzrausch Bigband. In 2015 he was awarded the Kurt Maas Jazz Award for his playing and compositions.
His work as a studio guitarist can be heard on German film productions such as „La Palma“, „Hin und weg“ or the ZDF neo series „Breaking Even“.
began studying jazz guitar at the University of Art in Graz, including a semester abroad at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki. He completed it at the Richard Strauss Conservatory in Munich and has a university degree as a qualified jazz musician and qualified jazz music teacher as well as postgraduate studies at the GIT in Los Angeles.
He is also active as a guitar lecturer at the Popakademie and the Music College Regensburg.
In 2004 he founded the band Panzerballett, where he is responsible for almost all compositions and arrangements.
keys special fx soundprogramming
Markus Steinhauser is a professional musician with years of experience. His wide-ranging musical interests have taken him to a wide variety of musical genres and areas and halfway around the world.
His music currently revolves around the poles of electro – ambient – and dub-techno. His many years of live experience as a musician also flows into electronic music and makes the sets and tracks sound even more organic.
He studied jazz saxophone at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg from 1997 to 2003. In addition to his studies, he was able to develop further musically with teachers such as Christof Lauer, Herb Geller, Johannes Enders, Seamus Blake, Jasper Blom and Ingrid Jensen. He plays soprano, alto and tenor saxophone, as well as clarinet and flute.
gained musically formative experiences through lessons and workshops with Alex Sipiagin, Bobby Shew, Ingrid Jensen, Richie Beirach, Randy Brecker, Larry Grenadier, John Patitucci, Christian Muthspiel and Jorge Rossy.
Andreas Unterreiner arranges and composes for a wide variety of ensembles from string quartets to jazz ensembles, funk & soul bands like Jazzrauschbigband.