Ernie Hammes

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Birthday
18, 1968
Birthplace
Luxembourg
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
18, 1968 (age 50)
Birthplace
Luxembourg

About

Luxembourg jazz and classical trumpet player and founder of the Luxembourg Jazz Orchestra.

Before Fame

He studied at a conservatory in Metz, France before attending Berklee College of Music (Boston) and the Manhattan School of Music.

Trivia

He toured internationally with the Big Bop Nouveau jazz band and, on the classical side, played with the Luxembourg Philharmonic.

Family Life

His family lived in the Luxembourg city-commune of Esch-sur-Alzette at the time of his birth.

Associated With

He was the only European-born member of Duke Ellington's American jazz orchestra.