Peter Protschka

Peter Protschka, jazz trumpeter and composer, has been active on the European scene as a leader and sideman for about 20 years. Recordings and concerts with Rick Margitza, Andy Hunter, Rainer Böhm, Johannes Enders, Martin Sasse, Paul Heller, Johan Hörlen, Tony Lakatos, Martin Gjakonovski, Dejan Terzic and many others. He can also be heard as a soloist and ensemble musician in early music on modern and historical instruments throughout the German-speaking world with renowned ensembles.

News

Press

The Quintet on the road

10 Jan 2022

A dream band as Protschka says about his long time quintet, on the road every year since many years.

Press

Modern Jazz at its best

06 Mar 2022

Review Hearts and Minds, Jazzthing 143, Summer 2022

News

New Release "Hearts and Minds"

25 Mar 2022

My new CD "Hearts and Minds" was released on Challenge International in march 2022

News

New CD of my organ quartet Organic Universe

23 Sep 2022

My second release features my organ band Organic Universe: Hammond organ plus two horns and drums. Burning!

Press

Peter Protschka Quintet on the road

20 Nov 2022 - 19:00

Burning Band at Birdland Neuburg.

News

Birth of a new band in 2024!

31 May 2023 - 19:00
Tour coming up!

Peter Protschka and Adrian Mears will form a new Quintet with the Carl Winther Trio (DK)

Event

Webinar: Articulation and breathing- Your entrance card to an open sound on the trumpet

22 Feb 2024 - 20:00
Online

Event

Webinar: How to use your ego as a trumpet player

06 Mar 2024 - 20:00
Online

Event

Organic Universe on the road

15 Mar 2024 - 20:00
Hemingway Lounge, Karlsruhe

Discographie

Peter Protschka Quintet

Peter Protschka Quintet

Hearts and minds

2022

Hearts and Minds" is not just any album title, because the quintet of the Cologne trumpeter and flugelhorn player Peter Protschka really plays with heart and brain. The band's first studio a...

Peter Protschka Organ Quartet

Organic Universe

2022

The sound of a Hammond-B3 is a challenge for the musicians involved, because it is powerful and has the sound diversity of a whole orchestra. "You have to play very differently than with a b...

Peter Protschka Organ Quartet
Peter Protschka Quintet

Peter Protschka Quintet

Twilight Jamboree

2015

My current quintet with the wonderful Rick Margitza (USA/Paris) on tenor saxophone. Almost exclusively my own pieces are played here. The music was recorded live at the legendary Bird's Eye ...

Peter Protschka Quartet

Peter Protschka Quartet

Kindred Spirits

2012

My second CD with exclusively my own music in a quartet. High sound culture and a highly emotional journey through contemporary jazz are guaranteed here by me and a rhythm section consisting...

Peter Protschka Sextet

Peter Protschka Sextet

The Art of The Message

2009

Our tribute to Art Blakey, his Jazz Messengers and various bands that emerged from his musical spirit and environment. Here we offer classic hardbop of the purest school with musicians from ...

Peter Protschka Quintet

Peter Protschka Quintet

Point of view

2007

My debut album with a top-class European quintet. Contemporary modern jazz - only original compositions from my pen - at the highest level with Paul Heller, Rainer Böhm, Thomas Stabenow and ...

TEACHING

TEACHING

Lessons for trumpet, theory and ensembles

I teach improvisation, sound development and stylistics in my rehearsal room. Online lessons are of course also possible at any time.

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BAROQUE TRUMPET

Since my master's degree in early music at the HFMT Cologne, I have also been active as a baroque trumpet player.

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BAROQUE TRUMPET