Alexander Hartmann was born in Heidelberg on February 14th in 1981. At the age of 6 he received first trumpet and piano lessons through his father. Since 2005 he holds a diploma in Jazz and Popular Music from the Mannheim University of Music and Performig Arts. He was a student of Prof. Stephan Zimmermann. In 2004 he was one of the founders of „Blassportgruppe Südwest“, which is famous for their special music style called „blasmusic“. With this band he played many conerts in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Italy and Spain. Since 2006 he is a trumpet teacher at music school in Eberbach, Germany. You can listen to Alexander besides the EMJO in bands like „Kicks n‘ Sticks Bigband Mannheim“,„Ralph Schweizer Bigband“, „Oldtime Jazz Connection“ and „Format 8“. He recorded a couple of CDs with these bands. Alexander is successful as a freelance musician.