Steffen Kuehn was born
and raised in Germany and began playing the trumpet at the age of eight.
Twenty years later he received his Bachelor of Music from the
prestigious University of North Texas in 1993, majoring in Jazz Trumpet
and Jazz Studies. While at North Texas, he received two Down Beat awards
for being a member of the ‘Two O’clock Lab Band’ that was voted ‘Best
College/University Band’ in 1991 and 1993. He has also studied with Jazz
greats such as Tim Hagans, Brian Lynch and Claudio Roditi. In Europe, he
played as a sideman for the Dusko Gojkovich Big Band, Al Porcino Big
Band, Conexion Latina and others. Other credits include the following
Broadway Musical Productions ‘Annie’, ‘Damn Yankees’, ’Phantom of the
Opera’,’Evita’ among others.