Matthias Bröde, born in Karlsruhe, Germany, is a composer, improviser, jazz harmonicist and pianist. NEWS: THREE NEW ALBUMS WITH THREE DIFFERENT LINE UPS ARE RECENTLEY RECORDED AND READY TO BE PUBLISHED !!! 1.) January 2020: Recording-session with Berlin piano master Rolf Langhans for a harmonica/piano duo album, mainly playing jazz originals & standards; 2.) February 2020: The Berlin based BROEDE-SCHIRMER-UNIT recorded an album with all new compositions by Matthias Broede in Berlin @Tito's Zentrifuge, the real unique studio in Berlin-Wedding; with Bernd Oezsevim - dr, Jan Roder - bass, Tobias Schirmer - clarinets, Matthias Broede- harmonica, piano. 3.) November 2020: The Cologne based BROEDE-SCHICKENTANZ-QUARTET recorded a new album at Topaz-Studio in Cologne; Compositions by M.Broede & Andreas Schickentanz - trombone, Volker heinze - bass, Roland Hoeppner - drums.
From 1983-1990 he lived in Dusseldorf than moved to Cologne. He worked with Wolfgang Engstfeld, Claudio Puntin, Norbert Gottschalk , Peter Weniger, SDR–Big-Band , Michel Herr , Hubert Nuss , Paul Heller , Robert Landfermann, Christopher Dell , Oliver Potratz , Kalle Kalima, Jan Roder , Roland Höppner , Volker Heinze, Ralph Beerkircher, Martin Sasse, Johannes Fink , Michael Kersting , Joachim Schoenecker, Peter Weiss and Brasilian Singer Rosani Reis .
Matthias Bröde has recorded with the Norbert Gottschalk Band Two Sessions (Dr.Jazz Records,1993) and Light Weight Sight (Dr.Jazz Records,1988) which won an award from the Deutsche Schallplatten Kritik , with the Axel Fischbacher Group Moods (Blue Flame,1989) and Spots From The Academy (Dr.Jazz Records,1994) and with Othella Dallas a Live-CD at the Stadtgarten Cologne Fever For Bluesy Jazz (Mons Records,1995) .