Latest release:
Stacks Image 0
Buy it:
Stacks Image 1
Stacks Image 2
Stacks Image 3

Summer-Fall News 2014 :


A new recording of the Maxime Bender 4tet will be out October 19th. The new CD called "Path of Decision" with Simon Seidl on piano, Oliver Lutz on bass and Silvio Morger on drums will be released on French Label Laborie Jazz.
More infos about the album very soon here.
There will be release Concerts during 2014 & 2015. Check out the
Tour Schedule for all the concerts. It will be updated constantly.

Cover Path of Decision

My recent CD, The Maxime Bender Orchestra "FELLOWSHIP" (Jazzsick Records) is still available HERE!!

I'm also very happy to announce Yves Wiltgen as new manager.
For all pro/press info contact:
or :

Hope to see you very soon out there,

warm regards,



_JB018514604aa.JPG© jean-baptiste millot

2014 Started As Good As 2013 Finished!

The 4tet Recorded A New CD For The Famous French Label
Laborie Jazz. We Are Very Proud To Be Part Of The Laborie Family.
The CD Called "Path Of Decision" Will Be Released In October This Year.

My New CD/DVD (blu-ray disc) The Maxime Bender Orchestra "FELLOWSHIP" Is Out Now On
Jazzsick Records And It Features Some Of The Greatest German Jazz Musicians As Well As Two Times Grammy Nominated Tenor Saxophone Player Donny McCaslin. It's A Studio Recording We Did In Cologne And New York, As Well As A Live Concert Filmed In Marnach / Luxembourg At The CUBE 521. Feel Free To Order Your Copy HERE!!

Another New Recording With A Very Exciting Band I Play
The Jeff Herr Corporation Will Be Out Soon On Igloo Records.

I Will Be On Road Again, Feel Free To Check Out My
Tour Schedule, And I Hope To seeSomewhere Out There.

Hope To See You Soon,

Warm Regards


Past, Present, Future


After a busy and beautiful first half of 2013 playing at wonderful locations like Jazz a Vienne, Gaume Jazz, Casa da Musica,Jazzclub Unterfahrt a.o. with many great musicians and bands like german Rockband BAP, Jeff Herr Corporation, Jean Marc Robin "Dwo", Benoît Martiny Band, deLäb, Laurent Payfert 4tet a.o. and my own projects .ZIP, Maxime Bender Orchestra & Maxime Bender 4tet, I will be on the road again for the 2nd half of 2013.

A small Germany Tour with the Maxime Bender 4tet in October, playing in Marocco with .ZIP in November. A small UK Tour with scottish guitar player Graeme Stephen, as well as playing on the Jazzycolors Festival in Paris and Marseille and the very interesting children theatre project VOLO in November at Carré Rotondes in Luxemburg City. And there is a lot more going on... Check out the tour schedule for more infos.
I hope to see you around!

warm regards,

Starting 2013:
Some great new Concerts for the beginning of 2013! The MB Orchestra will play with Donny McCaslin (ts) & Ernie Hammes (tp) a special Concert at Cube 521 in Marnach.

Jeff Herr Coporation will record a new album in February.
.ZIP the new band with Manu Codja (guitar) Oliver Lutz (bass), Anne Paceo (drums9 & M.B. (sax) will play at the Jazzfestival "
Like a jazz machine" & "Jazz à Vienne"
Hope to see you around and check the
Tour Schedule for more infos.
best, mb

Fall News:
After fantastic summer concerts trough Europe I'll will be on the road again this fall an winter with some nice and new projects.
A new an very special project will be a new Band called .ZIP which features Anne Paceo (drums) and Oliver Lutz (bass).
End of September, beginning of October I'll be on the road with the beautiful band "Le potager de ma grand-mère" which features Philipp van Endert (guitar), Andreas Waelti (bass) & Silvio Morger (drums).
Of course there will be some more concerts with the Maxime Bender 4tet and I'ill play on a regular basis at Liquid Bar in Luxemburg City once a month.
Hope to see you around and check the
Tour Schedule for more infos.
best, mb
After some nice concerts this spring at Freiberger Jazztage, Roman Fabrik Frankfurt and the great Like a Jazz Machin Jazzfestival in Dudelange, there will be some nice concerts this summer
Highlights; at Calvi Jazzfestival in Corse with a special trio setting with Anne Paceo (drums) & Oliver Lutz (bass).
A show at
United Island Festival in Prague with the 4tet.
The Maxime Bender Orchestra playing at
Jazz&Blues Festival in Luxemburg with David Binney as Guest, followed by a Concert at Edinburgh Jazzfestival with the Project Graeme Stephen/ Maxime Bender 4tet feat. David Binney
For more infos check out the
Tour Schedule!
Hope to see you!!

New Interview of Maxime at Philharmonie Luxembourg. Watch it here:

Luxemburg Filmprize Nomination:

Maxime Bender's &
Claude Pauly's first Filmmusic is nominated for the Luxemburg Filmprize, ( ) as well ass the Film itself as best Documentary!
Very happy about this :)

Great Review from last 4tet Gig in Paris:

Maxime Bender 4tet live @ Philharmonie - February 2nd 2012
get your tickets here

Filmmusic "den Bauereblues" written by Claude Pauly & Maxime Bender now on CD!
Original Soundtrack from ” Bauereblues” ( Farmer’s Blues ), a movie by Julie Schroell starting November 11th, as well as from the historical documentary “Mëllech a Botter” by CNA. 75 minutes of great original compositions by Claude Pauly and Maxime Bender ranging from rough blues to minimal music to ambient and experimental cinematic soundscapes and acoustic ballads.
to buy it order here
check out the sampler here

Maxime Bender Orchestra New Release
Fellowship cover
The Maxime Bender Orchestra is a new an unique project from the saxophone player, composer and arranger Maxime Bender.
for more information click here
to buy it order here