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