Peter Protschka

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Primary Instrument: Trumpet

Born: June 10, 1977    

Peter Protschka, born in 1977, is a German jazz trumpet player actually based in Cologne who is currently working and recording a lot on the European scene.

He studied at the Hochschulen für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Mannheim and Cologne and was awarded with the renowned Jazzaward of the Kunststiftung Baden-Württemberg in Stuttgart in 2004.

He worked with Don Menza, Maria Schneider, Alex Sipiagin, Kenny Wheeler among many others.In February 2008 he released his debut album with a band of consummate european jazz musicians entitled “Point of view” featuring his own compositions....
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Jazz Award of the Kunststifung Baden-Württemberg 2004

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Featured recording “Point of View”

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Point of View

Jazz4ever Records (2008)

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Martin Laurentius im “Jazzthing”- Hotspot im Februar 2008 über “Point of View”:

“Die Musiker im Peter Protschka Quintet sind allesamt herausragende Musiker- obwohl oder gerade weil keiner von ihnen das Rad im Jazz neu erfinden will. Ein am Hardbop orientierter Mainstreamjazz, Swing und Groove, raumgreifend phrasiert, hart auf dem Beat und straight-ahead gespielt sind in den neun Orginalkompositionen des Trompeters Peter Proschka die Basis. (...)

Mal sind es die Harmonien, die komplex gesetzt mit einem europäischen “Twist” ausgestattet werden, mal sind es die Melodien, die ihren Urspung in der Kultur- und Musikgeschichte Europas nicht verleugnen wollen...

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Primary InstrumentTrumpet


Willing to teachIntermediate to advanced students

Credentials/BackgroundDoing all kind of Jazz and Classical lessons.

Clinic/Workshop InformationDoing workshops all over Germany.

Bach ML trumpet w/gold brass heavy bell,unlackered Couesnon Flugelhorn w/big bell
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