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May I present to you my wonderful musicians on the first Shakespeare Project

Thomas Siffling Trp, Flgh, Electr., comp.

For many years the trumpet player Thomas Siffling belongs to the forerunners concerning electronic influence in the jazz. He is valid as one of the most important representatives of the "young" German jazz scene and has made to himself by numerous guest performances in Germany and foreign countries a name. Thus he guested already among other things in Russia, India, Sri Lanka, Canada and numerous European states.
With his main project to Thomas Siffling Trio (trumpet, bass and drums) he presents a clear and understandable jazz with claim and draught. A music sounding up-to-date and young it attracts nationwide as well as internationally more and more attention.
In his newest project in the duet with Claus Boesser Ferrari in the acoustic guitar "Duologix" he devotes himself rather to the modern and experimental sounds in an acoustically electronic context are put. Another exciting project the variety Sifflings underlines.
Siffling in 2005 with the famous jazz price of the country Baden-)Wurttemberg teaches excellently since 2010 at the college for music Saarbrucken jazz trumpet and pursues his own Produktions company with two record labels (JAZZ'n'ARTS and Personality Records).
Since 2006 he has his own concert series at the National Theatre of Mannheim and since 2012 he is a jazz adviser for the Jazz & Joy Festival in Worms.

Prof. Mini Schulz double bass, born in 1966 in Stuttgart.

Seit Beginn seiner musikalischen Laufbahn zweigleisig: einerseits klassischer Bassist in Orchester- und Kammermusik und zum anderen Jazz und Pop-Bassist.
Studium in Stuttgart bei Ulrich Lau, weitere Studien bei Ludwig Streicher, Gary Karr, Niels-Henning Øersted Pedersen, Alphonso Johnson, Abe Laboriel und Ron Carter.

Nach Engagements beim RSO Stuttgart und als Solobassist beim Württembergischen Kammerorchester Heilbronn, war er von 1993 bis 2006 als Bassist und Manager beim Stuttgarter Kammerorchester engagiert.
Spielt u.a. im Orchester der Ludwigsburger Schlossfestspiele als Solobasssist, beim Bach Collegium Stuttgart oder mit dem Carmina Quartett, Zürich.

Im Jazz/ Pop Bereich spielte er mit Laurie Anderson, Les McCan, Dino Saluzzi, Curtis Stigers, SWR Big Band, Katie Melua, Paul Young, Steve Gadd, Gioja Feidmann, Till Brönner, Toni Lakatos, Michael Zisman u.a.

In den letzten Jahren arbeitet er verstärkt mit Künstlern wie Nina Corti, Wolfgang Dauner, Paul Kuhn, dem Stuttgart Jazz Orchester, Max Greger, Peter Lehel Quartett und Daniel Schnyder. Seit 2002 ist er MD für die Sängerin Helen Schneider.

Seit 1997 unterrichtet am Jazz/Pop Institut an der Musikhochschule Stuttgart und wurde 2006 zum leitenden Professor berufen.
Mitbegründer des Popbüro Region Stuttgart und von  2003 bis 2007 dessen künstlerischer Leiter.
Ab 2006 Gründung und künstlerische Leitung des „BIX-Jazzclub Stuttgart“, Initiator der Reihe „Jazz für Kinder“ in Stuttgart. Seit 2008 in der künstlerischen Leitung der Festivals “jazzopen“ und „Boomtown“

2010 stellv. Vorstand des Jazzverbands Baden-Württemberg und seit 2011 Vizepräsident des Landesmusikrat Baden-Württemberg.

Markus Faller drums, perc. born in Rastatt (Germany)

Is a drummer and percussionist based in Germany. Over the last decade he appeared on numerous CDs and played concerts worldwide.
Longtime studies of drums and percussion at University and private teachers.
Bands and projects: After beginning in rock bands member of a lot of bands and orchestras in different styles!
Former member of the "Jazz Orchestra of the Federal Republic of Germany" conducted by Peter Herbolzheimer.
Toured: Italy, France, Poland, Switzerland, Argentina, Uruguay, Korea, Netherlands, USA, Turkey, Spain, Austria, Hungary, Norway, Czech Republic, India, Sri Lanka, Belgium, Luxembourg, Estonia, Russia, Greece, Sweden, Denmark, Romania, Moldavia etc.
Worked with: Jo Koinzer, John Marks, Friedemann, Torbjorn Sunde, Peter Lehel, Rüdiger Oppermann, Herbert Joos, Jerry Bergonzi, Philippe Geiss, Thomas Siffling, Peter Schindler, Birelli Lagrene etc.
Also Studio work for CDs, TV productions, theater and film music, etc. and teacher for drum students (private lessons, clinics, workshops, etc.)