Matthias Schubert, *1960 in Kassel, Germany This man is one of the leading German saxophone players. If you have ever seen him on stage you'll hardly forget his performance. His extremely powerful playing, the richness of ideas in his improvisations and his inspired compositions give him a prime position in German Jazz.
He got his first awards at the Jazz Festival de Meervart in Amsterdam 1980 and at the competition of the International Jazz Federation 1982. In 1993 he received a grant from the W. Zippel Foundation in Kassel. 1995 he received the renowned Jazzaward of the Südwest Funk. 1996 he got an award at Internationaler Musikwettbewerb für junge Kultur, Duesseldorf/Germany.
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