Biography & Press

Sebastian has an active performing career throughout Europe, North America and Australia. He can be heard on countless radio broadcasts as a bandleader, sideman and composer and he has recorded over 20 CDs.
Sebastian has received numerous awards in various competitions including the Socar Montreux Jazz Electric Guitar Competition in 2015, the Best Composition Award at the Tremplin Jazz D'Avignon Festival 2012, and he is a two time ASCAP Young Jazz Composer Award Recipient.
Sebastian holds a Masters Degree in Jazz Guitar from Manhattan School of Music and a Bachelor's Degree in Jazz Guitar from the Mannheim University of Music.


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