Simon Petermann

Simon Petermann trombone, electronics

Biography
Trombonist, composer and bandleader Simon Petermann focuses his work on contemporary forms of improvisation and the tonal extension of the trombone through electronic processing. He has performed extensively throughout Europe and South America. He lives in Bern and teaches at the Swiss Jazz School and the Bern University of the Arts.

He has toured with the Fischermanns Orchestra from Lucerne since 2007 and has held the position of musical director since 2013. Since 2014 he has been a member of the band Inside the Baxter Buliding, with which he conducts research into analogue and digital sound manipulation and the combination of acoustic and electronic sounds. As a sideman he plays in contemporary jazz, pop and classical projects. Since 2012 he has produced and presented Jazz am Sunntig on Radio Bern, RaBe.

Awards
2018 Selektive Förderung Kanton Luzern, Fischermanns Orchestra
2014 Jazzpreis Luzern, Fischermanns Orchestra
2011 Adlerbertska Stipendium Göteborg

Discography
(selection)
2018 Tiefenrausch - Fischermanns Orchestra
2016 Seldom Somber - Inside the Baxter Building
2015 Colombia - Fischermanns Orchestra
2015 Changes - Uptown BigBand
2014 No Regret - Maximizerz
2013 Spin (DVD) - Fischermanns Orchestra
2013 Wildfang - Fischermanns Orchestra
2012 No News From Iowa - Grey Mole
2012 Conducting Sessions - Fischermanns Orchestra
2011 Tokyo Filter (DVD) - Fischermanns Orchestra
2011 Hem Ljus - Luigi Bozzolan & The New Impro Ensemble
2011 Destination Unknown - Fischermanns Orchestra

Concerts
(selection)
2017 Karelia Hall, Imatra (FIN) - Fischermanns Orchestra
2017 London Jazz Festival (UK)- Word of Moth
2016 De Audioplant Antwerpen (BEL) - Fischermanns Orchestra
2016 Atelierhaus Streitfeld München (DE) - Inside the Baxter Building
2015 Green Hours Jazzclub Bukarest (ROM) - Fischermanns Orchestra
2015 Laborkonzerte #1-#3 - Inside the Baxter Building
2015 Jazzahead! Bremen (DE) - Fischermanns Orchestra
2014 Jazzfestival Südtirol Bozen (ITA) – Fischermanns Orchestra
2014 Gurtenfestival Bern – Maximizerz
2014 Jazzwerkstatt Bern - Inside the Baxter Building
2013 Matik-Matik, Bogotá (COL) – Fischermanns Orchestra
2013 Elagin Park, St. Petersburg (RUS) – Fischermanns Orchestra
2011 Kulturschutzgebiet, München (DE) – Fischermanns Orchestra
2011 Brötz, Göteborg (SWE) – Solo
2011 Studio 24, Edinburgh (UK) – Traktorkestar

Website
www.simonpetermann.ch