16What to say about somebody who is playin his Instrument for more than 30 years now?
Trumpeter Hans Peter Salentin started playin the Instrument when he was 11 years old. He was deeply influenced by his first teacher, Jon Eardly, a former member of the Gerry Mulligan Group.
That`s why HPS is always searching for nice and great melodies.
As a Jazz Guy, he is a real time Composer.
That helped him a lot to work as a Composer ( Originals, Movie Scores, Music for String Quartett) as well as Producer (Lounge Music) HPS released more than 30 CD,s on his own, Mainstream, Improvised – and Wave Music. (Amazon, I-tunes, CD Baby)
Whatever HP is playin: he sounds unique.
Bill Dobbins (Rochester New York): ,,He is one of the best European Trumpeters.’’
German Jazz-Podium: ,,HPS developed to an important European Trumpeter’’
The American Jazzmagazine: ,,Salentin furthermore uses every electronic possibility available today to make his trumpet create sounds previously unheard, without relinquishing the basic sounds.”
His playing and improvising are excellent, with some Miles references in it, also indebted to Nils Petter-Molvaer or Markus Stockhausen.
Over 20 years , he is teaching at the University of Würzburg and became a Professor for Jazz Trumpet, Combo and Big Band.
Several Originals are arranged for Big Band.
Since 2005–2010 he was a Yamaha rec Artist.
He works now since July 2010 for the Dutch Company ADAMS and HpS plays exclusively Adams Trumpets and Flgh.
“Since years I’m a part of Jazz workshops and many students became professionals… We all share the love for music and we get the chance to experience our love for music with many people from different countries on this very special jazz workshop… On the first day we don’t know each other – at the end we become friends who share the passion for Music….”
– Hans-Peter Salentin