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Bruno Leicht

Primary Instrument: Trumpet

Born: September 11, 1962    

Bruno Leicht studied jazz trumpet in Cologne from 1985 to 1990 and is an examined music teacher. He is currently mostly active as performer in Cologne and Berlin.

He gives regular jazz history classes at the Cologne Music College.

Career (a rough overview):

After some gigs with local small groups he founded “Blue Seven & The Ghosts” which did several productions for the Bayerischer Rundfunk, the WDR, and some Polish radio station (1988 to 1992).

“Blue Seven & The Ghosts” was inspired by Leicht's “private” workshop group which he lead subversively parallel to the official “International Jazz Workshop” in Siena under master trumpeter Enrico Rava....
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Awards

Jazz Award Winner of the City of Mannheim, Germany

Other Awards:

Bruno Leicht's personal encounter with Dizzy Gillespie (Cologne, October 1990)

BL Interview with Chris Rich, Brilliant Corners

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”Cool articulation, Bruno.” — Dizzy Gillespie

“Ich habe Bruno Leicht als einen sehr ernsthaften, engagierten und vielseitig kreativen Musiker kennengelernt.” - - Prof. Jiggs Whigham/ Hans Eisler Universität Berlin

Jazz journalist Marc Myers/ JazzWax about Bruno Leicht's former jazz blog:

“Bruno hosts a fabulous blog that's loaded with jazz insights and free music clips.”

Primary InstrumentTrumpet

LocationCologne

Willing to teachAdvanced students only.

Credentials/BackgroundThelonious Monk didn't think in scales. You won't even find chord-symbols in his original scores. He was a "melody man", since he was mainly interested in the melody of a song and what you could do with it.

Besides that did he always try to express the sounds he heard swinging in himself. Some notes which would have belonged to a certain chord, he left off intentionally, and added others which weren't supposed to be there, and which would have been considered as "wrong" notes by most academic intellectuals.

"Blue Monk" was his favorite composition among the ca...

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