Emiliano Sampaio © Simon Reithofer

Emiliano Sampaio & Cologne Contemporary Jazz Orchestra (CCJO)


The Cologne Contemporary Jazz Orchestra celebrates the end of the concert year with a Brazilian evening. The arranger, composer, guitarist and trombonist Emiliano Sampaio grew up in Sao Paolo and studied music in his hometown. He has lived in Austria since 2012, where he completed his doctorate at the University of Graz. As a composer and instrumentalist, Emiliano has received numerous awards such as the "Downbeat Student Award" in the categories "Best Jazz Guitarist", "Best Blues/Pop Guitarist", "Best Arranger", and "Best Composer for Large Ensemble".
In addition to his Brazilian roots, his music also features echoes of Duke Ellington and Charles Mingus, as well as influences from his adopted home country of Austria. As a conductor, arranger and composer he has worked with the HR Big Band, Wayjo (Perth), Toshi Clinch Big Band (Melbourne), Jugendjazzorchester Sachsen (Leipzig), Metropole Orkest (Netherlands), JazzKombinat (Hamburg), Lungau Big Band (Salzburg), Fette Hupe (Hannover), Uptown Big Band (Switzerland), Big Band Copenhagen, HRT Croatian Radio Band, Regensburg University Jazz Orchestra and several Brazilian groups like Badi Assad, Dominguinhos, Campinas Trombone Quartet, Experimental Orchestra of Ufscar, Soundscape Big Band, Speaking Jazz Big Band and many more.

This concert is part of the European Big Band Network Series and is sponsored by the Ministry of Culture and Science NRW.

Sun, 05.12.2021
Concert Highlight!

Emiliano Sampaio (Ltg. / Arr), Jan Schneider (Trp), Christian Winninghoff (Trp), Matthias Knoop (Trp), Matthias Bergmann (Trp), Peter Schwatlo (Tb), Andreas Schickentanz (Tb), Ben Degen (Tb), Wolf Schenk (Tb), Marko Lackner (Sax), Frank Sackenheim (Sax), Francois de Ribaupierre (Sax), Matthew Halpin (Sax), Marcus Bartelt (Sax), Johannes Behr (g), Jürgen Friedrich (p), Volker Heinze (b), Jens Düppe (dr)


concert hall Start 18:00 Doors 17:00

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