max.bab
Biography

B. Schäfer, B. Jahnel, A. Haberl, M. von Mosch - ©Jan Roeder
B. Schäfer, B. Jahnel, A. Haberl, M. von Mosch - ©Jan Roeder

Max von Mosch - saxophone
Born 1980, from Gauting nearby Munich, Germany. Jazz-studies at the Conservatory of Amsterdam, the „Universität der Künste“ Berlin and the Manhattan School New York. Member of the „BundesJugendJazzOrchester“ directed by Peter Herbolzheimer. Best Soloist Award at the International Jazz festival in Usti and Laben (Czech), „Günther-Klinge“ Award 2005 of the city Gauting. Compositions and arrangements for the Norwegian Radio Orchestra and the Rotterdamse Jazzorchester. Since September 2008 studies at the New England Conservatory Boston, USA (Doctoral of Musical Arts). Studies with George Garzone, Jerry Bergonzi, Ken Schaphorst and Frank Carlberg. Stipendiary of the „Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst.“
Benedikt Jahnel - piano
Born 1980, from Geretsried nearby Munich, Germany. Jazz-studies at the Universität der Künste Berlin with Hubert Nuß and David Friedman. Member of the „BundesJugendJazzOrchesters“ directed by Peter Herbolzheimer. Stipendiary of the Kulturstiftung Rhein-Neckar-Kreis, stipendiary of the „Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst.“ Graduate studies in New York with John Patitucci, Kenny Werner, Samir Chatterjee (Indian tabla player), Garry Dial und Adam Cruz. Compositions und Arrangements for the Metropol Orchestra (Holland) and Pophorn Big band (Finland). "New Generation" Jazz Award Straubing, Germany (2001) and "Möbus Award." Studies with John Taylor, Richie Beirach etc. Festivals: „Jazz an der Donau,“ „Kemptener Jazztage,“ „Münchner Klaviersommer,“ „Jazztage Burghausen,“ „Görlitzer Jazztage,“ „Regensburger Jazztage,“ „City Jazz Night Braunschweig“... Tours: Russia, Romania, South Korea. CD-productions with Clarence Penn, String quartet, „LandesJugendJazzOrchester“ Bavaria, Cyminology. Teaching: CityCollege New York, RockPopSchule Berlin. Since 2003 studies of Math (Diploma) at the TUBerlin.
Benny Schäfer - bass
Born 1980, from Geretsried nearby Munich, Germany. Jazz-studies at the „Hochschule der Künste“ in Berlin and the Richard-Strauss-Conservatory in Munich with Paulo Cardoso (Diploma). Additional studies with Thomas Jauch (Staatsoper Munich), Henning Sieverts and Mike Richmond. Member of the „BundesJugendJazzOrchester“ directed by Peter Herbolzheimer. Member of the bands Balloon Pilot, Max.bab, Das Rote Gras, Fjoralba Turku Quartett and Geoff Goodmans Curiosities of Nature. Collaborations with Max Frankl, Alex Czinke, Andrea Hermenau, Harald Rüschenbaum and others.
Andi Haberl - drums
Born 1982, from Holzhausen at the Starnberger See, Germany. Jazz-studies at the Jazz Institute Berlin with John Hollenbeck. Member of the „BundesJugendJazzOrchester“ directed by Peter Herbolzheimer. Member of the bands "the notwist", max.bab, Andromeda Mega Express Orchestra, Masha Qrella und Jersey. Collaborations with Kurt Rosenwinkel, Johannes Enders, Myron Walden, Bobby Hutcherson, Charlie Mariano and others.