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).

Floriano Inácio Jr., Herbie Kopf, Viviane de Farias, Mauro Martins.

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

Tours with Fischermanns Orchestra through Europe, the Balkans, Colombia Bolivia, Russia, Egypt and the Emirates with four major tour movie and 7 album productions.

A tour through Brazil with Underschool Element in 2009 started a deep connection with Latin America and causes cooperation with various Brazilian and latin musicians. After a trip to Senegal with percussionist Mory Samb he produced recordings with him and the afro beat band Journey to Ouagadougou.

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.

Further on he played 2 years in the Christoph Walter Orchestra, worked as a musical trumpeter (Monty Phython's Spamalot, Miss Saigon, Zürich) and jazz concerts in various formations. 

For his own band Bodo Maier Jazz Quintet he writes 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.

 

Awards:

Jazzpreis Luzern 2014 (Fischermanns Orchestra)

Aargauer Kuratorium Artist Residency - London, UK 2015

Förderbeitrag 2018 

 

He studied with Axel Schlosser, Bert Joris,

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 

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