Entertaining is my passion.
My particular interests are paying tribute to Louis Armstrong on Jazz trumpet and playing jazzed up versions of popular 80's hits on the Flugelhorn.
Artists: Rick Braun, Louis Armstrong, Level 42, Shakatak, Mezzoforte, Michael Buble, Michael Bolton, Anita Baker, Sade, Barry White, Michael Jackson, ...
Yamaha Flugelhorn, Yamaha 8310Z Bobby Shew trumpet, Sure mics, AKG in-ear, Hartke, Alembic 4/5 string, Fender 4/5 fretless, Rockabilly upright 3/4 double bass ...
Jazz trumpeter, bassist, vocalist, songwriter, webmaster, e-commerce marketer, translator.
Born in Duisburg, Germany, I went to school in Emsdetten, studied trumpet as a young student at the Volkwankschule Essen and played bass for Mad Max and various cover bands, while working part time in the hospitality trade.
In South Africa, I persued a career in the hotel industry and worked for Southern Sun Hotels, City Lodge Hotels,... Victoria Crown Plaza Hotel in Lagos Nigeria.
In 2001, I graduated from the University Hull, UK with a Masters in Business Administration, (MBA) Strategic Marketing.Today, I am a specialist E-commerce marketer, have my own company African Sun Travel, design and maintain websites, SouthAfricanRailways.co.za and translate my wife's JEFF MADISON fantasy book series from English to German.