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ARNE JANSEN

Winner of ECHO Jazz-Award 2017 for the album: Arne Jansen Trio “Nine Firmaments” (Traumton Records)

Winner of ECHO Jazz-Award 2014 for the album: Arne Jansen “The Sleep Of Reason – Ode To Goya” (ACT)

Concerts with the “Arne Jansen Trio” at the Jazzfest Berlin 2008, Enjoy Jazz 2008, Jazz Baltica 2009, Jazzahead-German Jazz Meeting 2010, Jazz Utsav-Festival Delhi, India 2014, X-Jazz Festival Berlin 2015, Jazz Baltica 2015, Africa-Tour 2017 (Angola, Mozambique, Senegal), Collaboration with “Orchestra Baobab” (Senegal)

Continuous work with: Arne Jansen Trio, Nils Wülker Group, Matthias Schweighöfer, Katja Riemann

1996-2001 studies of Jazz guitar at the University of Arts, Berlin, with professors Jeanfrancois Prins, David Friedman, Sigi Busch and Peter Weniger

Studies with Pat Metheny, Mick Goodrick, John Abercrombie, Kurt Rosenwinkel and Philip Catherine

From 1998-2000 Member of the National Youth Jazz Orchestra of Germany, conducted by Peter Herbolzheimer

Concert tours with numerous ensembles through the USA, Japan, Argentina, Scandinavia, Turkey, Russia, the Ukraine and south-east Europe

Fellow artists and ensembles include Orchestra Baobab, Jazznova, Naked Raven, Paul Van Dyk, Jocelyn B. Smith, Tim Fischer, DanGer – Danish-German Jazzsextett, Fitzwilliam String
Quartet, Film Orchestra Babelsberg

Prize-winner at the Berlin Senate’s Studio-Competition 2007 with the “Arne Jansen Trio”

Collaborative work as guitarist with Michael Thalheimer & Bert Wrede for the production of Shakespeare’s “As You Like It” at the German Theatre Berlin, 2008

Invited as music staff tutor for the German nationally organised workshops “Youth Jazzes” 2001, 2003 and 2007, “Creativity Sessions” in Hammelburg as well as “Jazzcamp” in Denmark.