The CK Stringproject was on tour early march in Essen, Cologne an Neuss and recorded its first cd! / Christian Koxholt got married and is now Christian Ugurel… / There will soon start a new session, hosted by good friends and me, at waldo bar in berlin mitte. Long live ‘der Zock’! Do you like it? / I was rewarded the ‘Kunstförderpreis Neuss 2011′ , an artist award from my hometown, oficial concert will be june 24th at ‘romaneum neuss’!
I’m a saxophone player living in Berlin. I write original music, play in several projects as a leader or sideman. I intend to improve consequently my musicality.
*1980 in Neuss, piano lessons at the age of 11, with 15 turned to soprano saxophone, at 17 assisted a preparatory course for the conservatory at the Musikschule Neuss, in 2000 bachelor studies at the conservatory of Arnhem/NL, 2004 diploma, 2005/6 masterstudies in Arnhem and Erasmus in Barcelona, 2006 diploma, 2005 till 2009 in Barcelona, since 2009 in Berlin.
1999 1st award Jugend Jazzt NRW
2005 HNNY BeNeLux Aanmoedigingsprijz
2008 Cultura Injuve (Spain)
2011 Kunstförderpreis Neuss
2009 Christian Koxholt’s Pep Ventura (Fresh Sound Records, FSNT 349)