Schmid_&_HuhnAfter many years of conjoint work Cologne based saxophonists Stefan Karl Schmid and Leonhard Huhn created a new Quartet named Schmid’s Huhn as their means of expression. Schmid and Huhn understand each other instinctively. Their slight and powerful tone merges into one sound at which it folds contrapuntally in the very next moment opening up unexpected sound scopes. With bassist Stefan Schönegg and Fabian Arends on drums an earthy and lyrical sound arises which sovereignly fills the space between tradition and avant- garde.
Together Schmid and Huhn have been very successful over the last couple of years. In 2011 they won the composition award at the ‘Tremplin Jazz D’Avignon Festival in France, the ‘Sparda-Jazz-Award’ 2012 and in 2013 they have been nominated for the ‘New German Jazztrophy’.

Stefan Karl Schmid – tenor saxophone & clarinet
Leonard Huhn – alto saxophone & clarinet
Stefan Schoenegg – bass
Fabian Arends – drums


digital Album Golden Spheres sb18013
12″ LP Schmid´s Huhn sb14008