Welcome to the Bundesjazzorchester!

The Bundesjazzorchester (BuJazzO for short) is the official youth jazz orchestra of the Federal Republic of Germany. The most talented musicians of the next generation come together with renowned pedagogues and conductors to form an ensemble that strives for musical excellence. Originally founded in 1988 by Peter Herbolzheimer, the Federal Youth Jazz Orchestra is known today as the meeting point for the next generation of talented jazz musicians in Germany. More

Programmes 2024

A Tribute To The Kenny Clarke - Francy Boland Big Band
For years, the ensemble around American drummer Kenny Clarke and Belgian pianist and arranger Francy Boland was considered an independent and distinctive voice of jazz in Europe and beyond. More than 240 arrangements of handwritten original scores by the band have been in the possession of the BuJazzO since 2018. In 2019, a first musical focus was dedicated to this treasure. In 2023, a further selection from this invaluable fund will be heard.Replica Rolex Milgauss watches

Music Of Future
The results of the 4th BuJazzO composition competition will be performed under the direction of Niels Klein. Young composers and arrangers up to the age of 30 were invited to submit works for jazz orchestra and/or vocal ensemble. Both their own compositions and arrangements of pieces by others were permitted. Different facets and styles of contemporary jazz can be heard in this programme.
Musical Director: Niels Klein

For enquiries about dates, programmes and general conditions, please contact the project office by phone or e-mail. More


Jazz, Jazz, Jazz!


25.09.-09.10.2023: Tour Ecuador
19.10.2023: Berlin
24.11.2023: Ludwigsburg
02.-10.03.2024: Winterarbeitsphase
16.-26.08.2024: Sommerarbeitsphase
16.-22.09.2024: Herbstarbeitsphase

Concert tours

In order to find out more about our concert and cultural exchange tours – like our journeys to West Africa, Russia, Ecuador, or India – visit our concert tours page.

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