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.
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)
Schweinfurt – Celtis-Gymnasium
Schweinfurt – Museum Otto Schäfer
Schweinfurt – tba
Old Friends Bigband
München – Unterfahrt
Würzburg – tba
Nürnberg – Tante Betty
München – Bergson Kunstkraftwerk
Straubing – Raven
Schweinfurt – Disharmonie
Leipzig – Horns Erben
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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