Jan–Peter Itze

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About Jan–Peter

Jan-Peter Itze, born 1998 in Schweinfurt, started with classical piano and guitar lessons.

From 2016 – 2022 he studied jazz piano with Tine Schneider and Bernhard Pichl, classical piano with Armin Fuchs and music theory with Almut Gatz at the University of Music Würzburg.

He is currently studying music production at the Royal Conservatory of Music (KMH) in Stockholm.

Jan-Peter is active as a live/studio musician and composer in various formations and genres. His currently active projects are: NICO THEO, LEONIDA and his solo project. Further he also composes and produces music for movies and video games. His music merges influences such as contemporary jazz, pop, film music, fusion and electronic music.

He uploads videos to his YouTube channel and streams live on Twitch !


Prizes & Awards:

2023: Schweinfurt Art Promotion prize

2022: 1st prize Kemptener Jazzfrühling

2022: 2nd prize 12th Burghauser Jazzpreis 2020 ( hosted 2022)

2022: 3rd prize & audience award Biberacher Jazzpreis

2021: 1st prize & soloist prize at the Jazz Competition of the Musikalische Akademie

2019: 1st prize & soloist prize at the Jazz Competition of the Musikalische Akademie

2018: 1st Prize Steinway & Sons Promotion Award (Jazz Piano Solo)


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25. Oct.

Schweinfurt – Celtis-Gymnasium



06. Jan.

Schweinfurt – Museum Otto Schäfer


27. Jan.

Schweinfurt – tba

Old Friends Bigband

03. Feb.

München – Unterfahrt

Nico Theo

11. Mar.

Würzburg – tba

Nico Theo

12. Mar.

Nürnberg – Tante Betty

Nico Theo

13. Mar.

München – Bergson Kunstkraftwerk

Nico Theo

26. Apr.

Straubing – Raven


28. Apr.

Schweinfurt – Disharmonie


27. Sep.

Leipzig – Horns Erben


06. Oct.

Erlangen – E-Werk



For booking and press inquiries

I offer piano and music production lessons for beginners and intermediates – online or live

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