Heinz H. Teitge

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Heinz H. Teitge (* 5. May 1940 in Marburg ) is a German trumpeter of oldtime jazz and engineer.

Teitge comes from a musical family. During his studies he played jazz as well as commercial dance music. In this way he was able to finance his mechanical engineering studies, which he graduated with a degree in energy and heat technology. Until 2000 he worked as an engineer in the field of air conditioning and technical building equipment in clinic construction.

Teitge is a founding member of the traditional jazz band " Kreisjazzwerkerschaft & Rose Nabinger " and can be heard on all of the group's recordings on the trumpet. Teitge is also the leader of "Sir Henry's Saloon Orchestra". This band occurs particularly frequently at medical congresses; The pain therapist Prof. Horst Ferdinand Herget from Gießen played the band's saxophone for many years . Guest stars in this band were u. a. the "Lady Bass" Lindy Huppertsberg and the saxophonist Stevan Bodo from the Max Greger Orchestra . Teitge also played with the clarinetist and band leader of the Barrelhouse jazz band Reimer von Essen and the pianist Dirk Raufeisen .

As a trumpeter, Teitge is a popular guest at performances by German jazz bands. He played u. a. with the Dixie Friends Krombach , in the jazz orchestra of the bassist Jutta Klauer and with Papa Bela's Dixie Kings. He often plays with the Railhouse Dixieland jazz band and the Hot Swingers Marburg. He played with the Dietrich Geldern Swingtett , the Red Wings of Adolf Klapproth (Grünberg) and the jazz band Ocktown City Stompers (Lüneburg).

Although he was an amateur musician for a long time, Teitge performed in Canada and Europe (he made about 10 tours in Spain) and had numerous live appearances in Germany and on television. He is also active as a composer and arranger and is an extraordinary member of GEMA .


  • The Jazz in Marburg - A Documentation: Beginning of the Jazz Era in Marburg. A chronology of jazz in Marburg . Marburg 2013. ISBN 978-3-00-041899-0

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