Sven Schuster trio

Sven Schuster is a German upright bass player and composer in Jazz. He is mainly active in the Netherlands. Schuster started playing double bass when he was 16. He studied at the Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst Graz and at the Hogeschool voor de Kunsten in Amsterdam.In 1988 he was part of the quartet of Klaus Brugger and played bass with Berndt Luef [2 albums] and with the Lydia van Dam Group [3 albums]. In 1995 Sven started his own Quartet with Anton Goudsmit, Efraim Trujillo en Victor de Boo. De band recorded three albums: Three is a Crowd (1998), Shooster (2004) and Shooster live (2013) with mainly Sven Schuster compositions. The Band played at the Bimhuis and at the North Sea Jazz Festival.
Schuster is also leader of the Amstel Big Band since 2007. From 2003 he accompanied Susanne Alt and recorded 5 albums with her. Til the end of 2016 Sven played in the houseband of Mijke’s Middag live, a live radioshow broadcasted every Friday on Radio 6 where he was privileged to perform with Gregory Porter, Olita Adams and Lalah Hathaway. For the Red Light Jazz festival Sven asked a few great musicians to join him to play music from the American songbook.

Red Light Jazz 2019 - Sven Schuster trio