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Daniel Schenker

[Switzerland] Zurich Zurich

ProfessionalMusician BigBandConducting Trumpet
Daniel Schenker received his first trumpet lessons at the age of ten. After studying computer sciences at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH), he was awarded his concert diploma by the Swiss Jazz School in Berne. Since the 1980s, Daniel Schenker has been a sought-after sideman in many Swiss bands and has played on more than 70 CDs and LPs. He has played in concert and on tour with Kenny Werner, Joe Haider, Bill Holman and many others. He has paid several visits to New York. Schenker performs regularly since 2001 with his own quartet and released the albums "Iridium" (2002), "soundlines" (2004, with the New York tenor saxophonist Chris Cheek as a guest) "Jardim Botânico" (2009) and "Times of Innocence (2020, with Chris Cheek). Since 2013, he is co-leading the Zurich Jazz Orchestra; concerts with guests Nelson Faria, Thomas Gansch, Jojo Mayer, Nils Wogram, Bill Holman and others. Together with his son Elia, he developed the ear training app "ET - Ear Trainer" (App Store & Google Play) in 2021.