Christof Thewes

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– works as a trombonist, composer and arranger
– leads various ensembles and music projects from solo to big band, ranging from modern jazz, free improvisation and new music to experimental rock, funk and pop music
– He is currently realising this music as a composer, instrumentalist and bandleader in many formations from solo to chamber ensemble.
– Formations include Christof Thewes Quartet, Phase 4, Gulden/Thewes, Quartetto Pazzo and many more.
– is a member of the Globe Unity Orchestra with Alexander von Schlippenbach, in the legendary free jazz band “Ruf der Heimat” with Thomas Borgmann+Willi Kellers
– Improvisation concerts Concerts with Alexander von Schlippenbach, Paul Lovens, Rudi Mahall, Evan Parker, Uwe Oberg, Willie Kellers, Uli Boetcher, Eddie Prevost, Tomas Ulrich, Jörg Fischer, Hartmut Oßwald, Axel Dörner, Olaf Rupp and many more.
– Commissioned compositions for the City of Saarbrücken, Saarländischer Rundfunk, Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg and the Theatre National Du Luxembourg
– Prizes: 2007 – Jazz Prize of the City of Worms, 2005 – Media Prize of the City of Saarbrücken for Cycle 1-6 with Alfred Gulden, 1992 – Cultural Promotion Prize of the District of Neunkirchen, 1987 – Cultural Promotion Prize of the City of Saarbrücken, 1985 – Rock Promotion Prize of the Saarland
– worked as a lecturer for jazz trombone in the jazz degree programme at the Saarland University of Music until 2011
– has released over 70 CDs as a leader and sideman.