* 1964 Isny/ Allg.
Studied music and musicology in Hamburg/ Germany and New York/ USA.
Developped a unique style of playing upright bass in using all kinds of sound possbilities of the instrument as well as playing bass/ percussion or euphonium/ piano at the same time. Invented special way of 7-string bass playing to unite guitar & bass function.
Kalle Kalima, Steve Coleman, Pascal von Wroblewsky, Peter Brötzmann, George Gruntz, Buster Williams, Gianni Gebbia, Latin Grammy Winner Arturo Martínez
Composing: Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, NDR Bigband, Festival Ctirny dny/ Prague, Festspielhaus Hellerau/ Dresden,Theatres in Hamburg/ Germany and Palermo/ Italy and several film scores
Nom. Deutscher Schallplattenpreis 2007, Trude-Unruh-Preis 1998/ 99 for Theatre Music Festspielhaus Hellerau/ Dresden, Hamburg Bass Award 1996
Touring: Germany, France, Italy, Czech Republic, Scandinavia, Spain, New Zealand, Cuba & the Carribean, South America, Senegal, South East Asia, Australia and the USA