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Claus Schulte Quartet feat. Valerie Simmonds

JazzTube Festival Bonn

Friday 23. August 2019 @ 17:30 19:30

Underground stop Heussallee/Museumsmeile – exit “Haus der Geschichte

Valerie Simmonds © Müller-Scholtes JazzTube Festival Bonn
Valerie Simmonds © Müller-Scholtes

The Bonn musician Claus Schulte studied jazz drums at the Folkwang University in Essen.
Since then he has worked internationally as a sideman for various artists, such as Layla Zoe, Mrs. Greenbird, Martin Zingsheim, but also with regional artists such as Waldemar Leczkowski and Thomas Kimmerle or the Springmaus Improvisation Theatre.

For this project Claus Schulte was able to win the singer Valerie Simmonds to dedicate herself to the repertoire of the “Great American Songbook”.
The two are supported by Lukasz Flakus (piano), Fritz Roppel (bass) and Florian Esch on the trumpet.

Valerie Simmonds made a name for herself as a singer, dancer and musical actress.

She has appeared on numerous CD productions and has also worked for big names such as Udo Lindenberg, Lionel Richie, Kylie Minogue & Caterina Valente.
Valerie Simmonds starred in musicals such as Hair, Jesus Christ Superstar, Tommy.
Valerie Simmonds is currently with the Little Planet Band and Soul United.


Valerie Simmonds – vocals
Florian Esch – trumpet
Lukasz Flakus – piano
Fritz Roppel – bass
Claus Schulte – drums

The band plays 3 sets of 30 minutes each
Set 1: 17:30 to 18:00 / Set 2: 18:15 to 18:45 / Set 3: 19:00 to 19:30


Like every year, fans and audiences are invited to vote for their three favourites. Over the duration of the underground concerts (23.8.2019 to 22.09.2019) the artists can be rated positively via SMS. The three bands with the highest approval ratings will play at the Pantheon Theater Bonn on Friday, 11 October 2019.
The voting will be unlocked on Friday, August 23, 2019!

The JazzTube Festival Bonn is sponsored by SWB Bus und Bahn and has been an important contribution to the music scene in the Beethoven city of Bonn since 2012.

With the BONNmobil app, SWB provides the first mobility platform for Bonn.
You can not only take over the stops as start or destination (timetable information), but also your own location or the position of the new radius search “What’s here?”.
Use the Quick Start to change the map view and display all mobility offers from local public transport to rental bikes and e-scooters and plan your individual mobility chain – a system with many smart options.

BONNmobil – All in, for contemporary mobility
Claus Schulte Quartet feat. Valerie Simmonds 1 - JAZZ IN CONCERT Claus Schulte Quartet feat. Valerie Simmonds 2 - JAZZ IN CONCERT Claus Schulte Quartet feat. Valerie Simmonds 3 - JAZZ IN CONCERT


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Thomas Kimmerle


The JazzTube Festival Bonn 2019 is presented to you by SWB Bus und Bahn.
Idea, concept, artistic direction & implementation : Thomas Kimmerle


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