German trumpeter Nils Wülker has two great passions: jazz music and mountain climbing. The musician explains what climbing has in common with playing the trumpet.
World-class stars and up-and-coming artists are in the 2018 season, including pianist Django Bates, Bonn's own trumpet star Nils Wülker and the band Inkognito.
Hugh Masekela has died, aged 78. Recognized as the 'father of South African jazz,' he was also known for his anti-apartheid activism.
Prominent names from the South African music industry came together to pay a musical tribute to Hugh Masekela. The jazz musician and anti-apartheid activist died on Tuesday after a decade-long fight with cancer.
Celebrity trumpet player Till Brönner is behind a plan to create a hub for jazz in Berlin, to rival New York's Jazz at Lincoln Center. The German Bundestag has already approved 12.5 million euros for the venue.
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