Double bass on German TV show

Last Sunday, Sept. 7th, I made my debut on double bass at the Sunday morning open air TV-show Fernsehgarten which is broadcasted live by ZDF. I was there with Peter Kraus, the “German Elvis”, who became famous when Germany discovered Rock’n’Roll in the mid 50s. Lately he made an album with hit songs from todayContinue reading “Double bass on German TV show”

Appearance on German television

On August 10th I had the great pleasure to be a part of the backing band for Tom Gaebel, a German singer who is famous for his powerful and punchy Big Band Tunes. Together we did 2 songs on a Sunday morning live open air TV-show called Fernsehgarten which has been running on ZDF (meaningContinue reading “Appearance on German television”

Awesome: True Collins at Nahetal-Arena

Last Saturday I played a awesome concert with True Collins near my hometown. The venue is called Nahetal-Arena. It’s an amphitheater with a capacity of 1200 people and it is technically very well equipped . We played there for the first time and it was almost sold out. The atmosphere was awesome and the audienceContinue reading “Awesome: True Collins at Nahetal-Arena”

True Collins at Kiel Week again

The Kiel Week (German: Kieler Woche) is an annual sailing event in Kiel, Germany. It is the largest sailing event in the world, and also one of the largest carnivals in Germany.It is held annually in the last complete week in June. Music lovers can enjoy about 300 concerts on 16 stages distributed over theContinue reading “True Collins at Kiel Week again”

Happy New Year!

Looking back at the year 2013 I am happy to say that to me it was a great one! I enjoyed playing a lot great gigs and it was big fun to work on some cool projects. Therefore I want to thank all the great, nice people I met, I had the pleasure to workContinue reading “Happy New Year!”

Kieler Woche anniversary

This year I played with True Collins at Kieler Woche (Kiel Week) for the 5th time in a row. Every year we have played the same stage there: Max Bühne next to the central station. It’s a very nice feeling when you arrive at the venue after a more than 7 hours journey and theContinue reading “Kieler Woche anniversary”

On tour with The John Idan Group

Recently I was asked to be the bassist for the current Germany tour of The John Idan Group. John Idan has been the lead vocalist and bassist of The Yardbirds with whom he played a huge number of shows in different parts of the world. John decided to tour as a trio, with himself onContinue reading “On tour with The John Idan Group”

At Wolf Codera’s Session Possible

Last Tuesday I was invited to play at Wolf Codera’s Session Possible in Colone for the first time. I very much enjoyed to play with such a lot of great musicians and funny guys who I haven’t played with before and who I haven’t even known personally before. Thanks for an amazing night and aContinue reading “At Wolf Codera’s Session Possible”

René Moreno Band

Since September I’m the new bass player of the René Moreno Band. The music is quite different from what I used to do most of the time and maybe you can describe it as something like “Reggae-Latin-Dirty-Highgloss-Funk-Pop” 🙂 It’s definitely a lot of fun to play and for me it’s a step in the afro-cubanContinue reading “René Moreno Band”