Brass & Woodwind Instrument Players
The CeDeL saxophone quartet is a young, contemporary ensemble that first met at the Lemmensinstitute in Leuven in 2007. The members of the Cedel Quartet are Peter Cverle: soprano saxophone, Vincent Alpaerts: alto saxophone, Jitse Coopman: tenor saxophone and Pieter Legacy: baritonsaxophone.
Geoff Warren is a graduate from London University who studied flute with Derek Honner of the Royal Academy of Music.
Ingolf Burkhardt about his Yamaha instruments : For me, the direct response and the way the notes fit into place are just fascinating - this makes it possible to play fast passages precisely and with ease. This means: start playing - feel good
Ioannis Karampetsos is the Principal Trumpet of the Athens State Orchestra since 1994.
Volkan Oektem played with Sertab Erener, the winner of 2002 Eurovision Song Contest, at local and global venues. In the meantime, he still participated in various jazz projects, continued working on albums and kept on performing at concerts.
Emanuele Casieri, began playing the trumpet aged 7 in his hometown's wind band and later started having lessons with Silvio Romeo. Following on from that, he joined Giuseppe Bodanza's trumpet class at Milan Conservatoire of Music and just after graduating, won the position of Principal Trumpet in the “G.Verdi” Milan Symphony Orchestra.
Jeff Coffin is internationally known saxophonist, composer and educator. He is the 3 time Grammy Award winning saxophonist (since 1997) of one of the most innovative and ground breaking fusion groups of the last 20 years, Bela Fleck & the Flecktones.
A seasoned jazz veteran, virtuosic trumpeter and prolific composer, Randy Brecker’s horn has graced the bandstands and recordings of Horace Silver, Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, Charles Mingus, Clark Terry, Joe Henderson, Duke Pearson, Frank Foster and Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra. As a first call studio player, Brecker’s trumpet has also energized innumerable studio sessions by artists ranging from James Taylor, Bruce Springsteen and Parliament-Funkadelic to David Sanborn, Jaco Pastorius, and Frank Zappa.