Stan Sulzmann

born on 30/11/1948 in London, England, United Kingdom

Stan Sulzmann

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Stanley Ernest Sulzmann (b. 30 November 1948, London) is an English jazz saxophonist.

Sulzmann began on saxophone at age 13 and played in Bill Ashton's London Youth Jazz Orchestra, later the National Youth Jazz Orchestra. He studied at the Royal Academy of Music from 1969-1972. In the 1970s he played with the Clarke-Boland Big Band (1971), Mike Gibbs (1971), John Taylor and Kenny Wheeler, Volker Kriegel, Eberhard Weber, Zbigniew Seifert (1973), Phil Woods (1978), Clark Terry (1978), and Gordon Beck. In the 1980s he worked with Gil Evans, (1983), the European Jazz Ensemble (1983), the Hilversum Radio Orchestra, the Hamburg-based NDR Big Band, and the London Jazz Orchestra. Collaborations in the 1990s include with Allan Botschinsky, David Murray (1997), Paul Clarvis (1998), and Bruno Castellucci (1998). Television audiences around the world have heard him as the saxophone soloist in The Belgian Detective, the theme music to ITV's "Poirot", composed by Christopher Gunning.

Sulzmann has held teaching positions at the Guildhall School of Music, the Royal Academy of Music, and Trinity College of Music.

He is married with 3 sons: Gregory Sulzmann, Matthew Sulzmann and Ian Sulzmann

Discography as leader

  • Feudal Rabbits (1990)
  • Treasure Trove (1996)
  • Birthdays Birthdays (2000)
  • The Jigsaw (2004)


  • Mark Gilbert, "Stan Sulzmann". Grove Jazz online.
  • Glasser, Brain (April 2008). "Don't look back in anger". Jazzwise (Issue 118): pp. 4041.
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