Highlights 1996-2000


July 29: Jagdschloss Kranichstein, Darmstadt with soloist Marjorie Barnes

July 22: Burgfestspiele, Kronberg

August 30: Expo in Hanover, German pavilion with soloist Marjorie Barnes

September 27: Universal Hall, Berlin with guest star Madeline Bell


September 27 – October 1: big band workshop at German radio station hr with Jerry van Rooyen and Don Menza

December 22: Centralstation Darmstadt with soloists Madeline Bell and Tony Lakatos


June 27: Junior Jazz Day at the courtyard of the Hessian Ministry for Science and Art in Wiesbaden: Jazz meets Rock: LJJO featuring ‘Kick La Luna’ and ‘Twighlight’


Concerts in Sinaia, Bukarest, Craiova und Valcea
TV live production at the big studio Bukarest with Madeline Bell. 
Stage appearance in Craiova together with the philharmonic orchestra Oltenia – Jazz at the Philharmonic with two orchestras


March 8: Concert with the winners of the ‘Youths Play Jazz Contest’ at Titania Frankfurt

July 20: Open-air concert at the courtyard of the German radio station hr in Kassel with guest star Sylvia Vrethammar


August 26: Production of the first live CD of the LJJO Celebration (from the gala at Kurhaus Wiesbaden in 1995 and the Hungary tour in October 1995).

Southeast Asia-Tour

The tour led through Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia with outstanding concerts at the botanical garden in Singapore and at the Town Hall Saigon – one of the most euphoric concerts in the history of LJJO