Moritz Wesp plays trombone, virtual trombone and other instruments, that he designs, programs and builds. Working in several bands in and around Cologne (Germany), he improvises and composes music and does all kind of interdisciplinary works.
He is member of NOW MY LIFE IS SWEET LIKE CINNAMON as well as part of other groups, like Mariá Portugal EROSÃO, Katrin Scherer’s CLUSTER Quartet and Matthias Muche’s BONECRUSHER. Besides this, he regularly creates music for dance pieces.
Since 2018 he holds a masters degree in trombone. During his studies in trombone and composition at the Hochschule Luzern Musik and the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln, his teachers were Siegfried Koepf, Henning Berg, Frank Gratkowski, Nils Wogram and Dieter Manderscheid.
He played at well known festivals, like the Moers Festival, Jazzfest Berlin, Night of Surprise Köln, Klaeng Festival, Winterjazz Köln, Bezau Beatz, in the Philharmonie Köln and toured to countries such as Brazil, Morocco, Senegal, Guinea-Bissau, Russia, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Croatia, Greece and Cyprus.