Bjoern Strangmann

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Bjoern Strangmann (* 1965 in Friedrichshafen ) is a German jazz musician ( trombone ) who has emerged as the head of local music schools.

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Strangmann made his first playing experiences in the State Youth Jazz Orchestra of Baden-Württemberg. He studied jazz trombone at the Cologne University of Music and Dance with Jiggs Whigham . In 1988 Peter Herbolzheimer brought him to the Bujazzo , on whose first record he also appeared as a soloist. With fellow students like Dietmar Fuhr , he founded the Bjoern Strangmann- Jens Neufang Quartet. Furthermore, he founded the German Jazz Orchestra and played in the hr big band and the big band of Gunter Hampel . He also appears in a duo with Fuhr. Both have played together since the 1980s, primarily devoting themselves to the contemporary interpretation of jazz from the 1940s to 1960s. Tom Lord has three recordings in the field of jazz.

Strangmann then successfully led music schools in North Rhine-Westphalia, from 2007 to 2011 the Volmetal music school in Meinerzhagen , and from 2011 to 2017 the Südliche Bergstrasse music school in Wiesloch , before he was appointed director of the Mannheim Music School in 2017. He is also involved in the work of the Association of German Music Schools at state and federal level.

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Individual evidence

  1. Tom Lord: The Jazz Discography
  2. Bjoern Strangmann showed a strong presence , DerWesten , March 29, 2011
  3. Bjoern Strangmann with “Timpani and Trumpets” says goodbye to Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung , October 2, 2017
  4. Bjoern Strangmann new director of the Mannheim Music School, October 13, 2017