Silvan Schmid is a trumpet player from Zurich, Switzerland. He plays live and did recordings with Bands such as Silvan Schmid Quintett, Silvan Schmid Trio, Hum, Schmid/Svosve/Scott/Prévost, This difficult Tree, KvG's Bottom Orchestra, Urs Blöchlinger Revisited, Billiger Bauer, Hans Kennel's Wood&Brass, Marshall/Schmid/Fairhall/Fairhall, The London Improvisers Orchestra, 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. 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 Grüningen's Bottom Orchestra•
Urs Blöchlinger Revisited•
Gamut Kollektiv • Molecules by Tobias Meier (September 2018 on Edition Gamut) http://gamutkollektiv.com/edition
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 Brass & Wood • (October 2017 on TCB Records)
Jonas Winterhalter Big Band • Eleven Things To Say (March 2017 on Neuklang)
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