Jürgen Saalmann was born in 1970 on the outskirts of the Ruhr area (Germany) in Haltern am See. He studied classical guitar with Prof. Reinbert Evers at the Musikhochschule Münster. Since then he has worked as a guitarist, composer, label owner and guitar teacher.
Numerous concerts, TV shows, radio broadcasts (including WDR5, HR2 Kultur, SR2 Kulturradio), various live tours and CD releases pave his way.
"Jürgen Saalmann belongs to the modern crossover classics"
"His compositions sound high-quality, coherent and original."
"Music for the morning, music for the evening and all the time in between"
(Jazzpodium/ Rainer Bratfisch)
"A dazzling kaleidoscope of modern guitar music drawn from a variety of sources."