Matthias Spillmann

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Matthias "Mats" Spillmann (born April 15, 1975 ) is a Swiss jazz trumpeter .

Matthias Spillmann with Mats Up im Rind in Rüsselsheim on May 8, 2011

Spillmann studied at the Swiss Jazz School Bern and the New School in New York City; He had lessons a. with Bert Joris , Reggie Workman and Richie Beirach . His first recordings were made in 1997 when he performed with the Swiss Jazz School Big Band at the Montreux Jazz Festival . In 1999 he founded the formation MATS-UP , with which he played his own compositions and recorded six albums. MATS-UP was u. a. nominated for the German Record Critics' Prize and the BMW World Jazz Award and won the Moods Blues & Jazz Award. He also works with the bands Grünes Blatt, Lauer Large and the Lucerne Jazz Orchestra , as well as with Gianluigi Trovesi , the Ensemble for New Music Zurich and Steamboat Switzerland . He also worked on recordings by Jochen Baldes , Brigitte Dietrich / Joe Haider , Beat Keller , Johannes Lauer , Frantz Loriot / Manuel Perovic and Lukas Mantel . In the field of jazz, he was involved in 29 recording sessions between 1996 and 2015, according to Tom Lord . Spillmann teaches at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and was awarded the 2006 Work Year by the City of Zurich.

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  1. ^ The Jazz Discography
  2. ^ Awards from the City of Zurich