Saxophone, clarinet and flute player, specialized in Jazz with a long time experience as a teacher and musician in different bands and ensembles in Jazz, Funk, Klezmer, Worldmusic, Classical Music, Rock & Pop.
Profound knowledge in improvisation and working as an arranger and composer. As a bandleader and sideman in dozens of professional projects, from Big Band to small/middle sized Jazz Combos and Pop Bands, classical Saxophone Quartet, Klezmer Trio, a.o.
Since graduating he has been playing in many theatres and Musicals all over Germany and been performing and touring throughout five continents, and has played with his own projects at Festivals including Elbjazz Festival, Lublin Jazz Festival, Cognac Blues Passions, Rock am Ring, Hurricane Festival.
Currently he is the clarinet player, composer and manager of the PiazuTrio, a Hamburg based Klezmer and Worldmusic ensemble. Since many years he is the baritone saxophone player and flutist of the Hamburg based Funk Band “Diazpora”. In 2019 he formed “Jones & the Backbeats”, a Bogotá (Colombia) based Modern Jazz Band, being the bandleader and alto saxophone/clarinet player.