The Frederik Köster Band

Frederik Köster’s brand new project band was put together for WYJF. The band members are all students from the Music Institut of the Fachhochschule Osnabrück. The line up:

  • Natalia Mateo – Vocal    links: www – fb
  • Jonas Winter – Alto Saxophone
  • Simon Grote – Piano
  • Max Preiss – Bass
  • Jo Beyer – Drums
  • Frederik Köster – Trumpet

Frederik Köster graduated in music teaching in Detmold, and furthered his studies in jazz trumpet and jazz composition/arrangement in Cologne. He has played with internationally acclaimed jazz artists: Phil Woods, Albert Mangelsdorff, Ack van Rooyen, Biréli Lagrene, Randy Brecker, Hiram Bullock, Jiggs Whigham, Nils Wogram, Simon Nabatov, Wolfgang Haffner, Nils Landgren, Rick Margitza, Jane Monheit, Lalo Shiffrin, Trilok Gurtu, Nils Petter Molvaer, Johannes Enders, Paul Heller, Niels klein, Michael Wollny, Florian Weber, WDR Big Band, HR Big Band and Peter Herbolzheimer’s Rhythm Combination & Brass.

With the Frederik Köster Quartet he has released three albums, played at well-known international Jazz Festivals like the German Jazz Baltica, Moers Festival, the North Sea Jazz Festival in Rotterdam, the Euro Jazz Festival in Mexico City and toured (with the support of the Goethe-Institut) Mexico, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Honduras, Portugal and India.


Saturday, 7th May 2016, 10.20pm –11.00pm @ Main Stage