1987: born

 

since 1993: Clapton, Knopfler, Beatles, Hendrix and R. Mey

 

2010:

release of the first album "Krassport - under-stand-art" on renowned  

Cologne Label JazzHausMusik, nomination for the quarterly prize of the   

"Deutsche Schallplattenkritik" as well as reviews in Frankfurter Allgemeine

Zeitung and New York Cadenze Magazine

 

"Grand Prix" and "Prix de Public" at International Jazz competition 

"Tremplin Jazz d'Avignon" in South France with Krassport

 

Award of the Internation Jazz festival St. Ingbert, endowed with 3000 € 

and connected to a concert at the festival with Krassport

 

2013: Award for the best instrumentalist at "HFM-Jazzpreis Saarbrücken"

 

2014: 3rd prize at the international Biberach jazz award with Krassport

 

 

 

 

 

Contact:

schmitz-jo@gmx.de