Härter, Yelfris Valdés, Cesar Correa, Joe Haider, Linsey Alexander, Divertimento, Christy Doran's New Bag, Roberto Koch, DJ Bobo, Nolosé (support Havanna D'Primera), Miss Saigon Musical (Westend Production),

Monty Phython's Spamalot Musical, Floriano Inácio Jr., Herbie Kopf, Viviane de Farias, Mauro Martins, Christoph Walter Orchestra.

His interest in the diversity of the music of our world is fundamental for numerous international activities: 

For 12 years he was touring and giving workshops all around the globe with the jazz collective Fischermanns Orchestra (i.a. Cairo Jazzfestival, Egypt, Bolivia Festijazz, through Europe, the Balkans, Colombia, Russia, and the Emirates with four major tour movie and 7 album productions.

A tour through Brazil with the rock band Underschool Element in 2009 and through Senegal with percussionist Mory Samb in 2012 started a deep connection with the Afro-American heritage in music. Today he is involved in many projects and bands with Latin American music.

In 2015 he started to live in London and became strongly active in Londons music scene. Thats when he started collaborating with guitarist Tjoe Man Cheung. Together they recorded two albums and toured twice in Hong Kong and China in 2016 and 2018.

For his own band Bodo Maier Quintet he writes and produces music and had the opportunity to perform at several festivals and in jazz clubs through Europe. In 2020 his album "Approaching Change" appeared on Berlin label QFTF and in 2021 he released the EP Eclipse with 2 major video productions.

 

Awards:

Jazzpreis Luzern 2014 (Fischermanns Orchestra)

Aargauer Kuratorium Artist Residency - London, UK 2015

Förderbeitrag 2018 

 

He studied with Axel Schlosser, Bert Joris,

Alex Sipiagin, Peter Schaerli, Lars Lindvall, Nat Su, Steve Coleman, Markus Würsch, Matthieu Michel, 

Daniel Schenker, Laurent Tinguely

Biography

 

Bodo Maier (born in 1985) has played the trumpet since the age of 8. When he was 10 years old, he started to deal intensively with jazz and improvisation. He graduated successfully with a Master of Arts in Music Education at Hochschule Luzern - Musik in 2011 and with a Master of Arts in Music Performance at Hochschule der Künste  Bern in 2019.

Cooperation with: Raul de Souza, Delinquent Habits, Matthias Rüegg [Vienna Art Orchestra], Elliot Randall [Steely Dan], London Blusion, Joseph Bowie, Brassroots, Patrick Alan [Motown Revue], Django Bates, Peter Evans, 

George Anderson [Shakatak], David Liebman, Barry Guy, St. Petersburg Improvisers Orchestra, Aaron Liddard [Amy Winehouse], Sid Gauld, Francesco Mendolia [Incognito], Harald