Silvan Schmid is a trumpet player from Zurich, Switzerland. He plays live and did recordings with Bands such as Silvan Schmid Quintett, Gamut Kollektiv, Silvan Schmid Solo, Hum, Schmid/Svosve/Scott/Prévost, This difficult Tree, Silvan Schmid Trio, KvG's Bottom Orchestra, Neues aus Kungusien - Urs Blöchlinger Revisited, Billiger Bauer, Hans Kennel's Wood&Brass, Marshall/Schmid/Fairhall/Fairhall, Schmid von Werra, Floor Poodle.
In August 2017 he released his debut album 'Spartituren' and in June 2018 he will release with his quintet a live record on Hat Hut Records, worldwide in June 2018. In March 2018 he won the price of the BeJazz TransNational Festival with the collective Hum. In 2017 he holded a Aargauer Kuratorium residency in London for six month.
He is Co-Founder of the Gamut Kollektiv, wich is a collectiv consisting of eight musicians from Zurich, who organize a yearly festival and concert series for improvised music and jazz. Since summer 2017 he runs a series for improvised music, EP SERIES, at Edition Populaire in Zurich. He studied from 2008-2014 at Zürcher Hochschule der Künste and Hochschule für Musik Dresden bei Malte Burba, Till Brönner, Daniel Schenker and Matthieu Michel.
Kaspar von Grüningens Bottom Orchestra • coming soon
Urs Blöchlinger Revisited • coming soon on Leo Records
HUM • HUM (January 2019 on TVL REC)
Gamut Kollektiv • Molecules by Tobias Meier (September 2018 on Edition Gamut)
Silvan Schmid Quintett • At Gamut (June
2018 on Hat Hut Records)
Silvan Schmid Trio • Spartituren
This difficult Three • Double Sun (October 2017 on Wide Ear Records)
Hans Kennel Wood & Brass • (October 2017 on TCB Records)
Jonas Winterhalter Big Band • Eleven Things To Say (March 2017 on Neuklang)
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