Fabian Dudek is a German saxophonist and composer.

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Presently he studies in Cologne at “Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln” with Roger Hanschel, Frank Gratkowski, Dieter Manderscheid and Sebastian Gramss.

 

In 2018, Fabian won the Avignon Jazz Award “Tremplin Jazz Européen d’Avignon Grand Prix” with the Simon Below Quartet.

 

Since 2018, Fabian is a scholar of “Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes”.

 

In 2017, Fabian received the soloist price at “Junger Deutscher Jazzpreis” in Osnabrück.

 

In 2017, Fabian received a scholarship of the “Dr. Carl Dörken Stiftung” with Simon Below Quartet.

 

From 2016 to 2018, Fabian was a member of the German Youth Jazz Orchestra BuJazzO.

 

In 2016, Fabian and his band “The WhereMe?!” received a scholarship for artists (Arbeitsstipendium der Stadt Frankfurt) from Frankfurt.

 

In 2015, he received “Kulturförderstipendium der Stadt Rüsselsheim”, a scholarship for artists from Rüsselsheim.

 

In June 2014, he received a first price with full points during the 29th jugend jazzt competition.

 

From summer 2012 until winter 2013 he studied under Denis Gäbel as a pre-college student in Mainz.

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Fabian has played with musicians such as Tobias Hoffmann, Robert Landfermann, Jonas Burgwinkel, Sebastian Sternal, Philip Zoubek, Rainer Böhm, Nils Tegen, Benjamin Schäfer, Hendrik Soll, Denis Gäbel, Klaus Heidenreich, Jiggs Wigham, Niels Klein, Jörg Achim Keller ….

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In the past he played at national and international festivals and locations such as Moers Festival, Avignon Jazz Festival, Jazzfest Bonn, Klaeng Festival, Summer Klaeng Festival,  c/o Pop Festival, Klaipeda Jazz Festival, Kölner Philharmonie, Loft, Jazz-Fabrik Rüsselsheim …

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Fabian played concerts in France, Germany, Switzerland, the Netherlands,Lithuania, Ecuador and India.