Happy Prosperous New Year!

When I look back at 2014 I am happy to say that again it was a great year! Therefore I want to thank all the nice people I met and worked with, ether on stage or off stage, all the great artists I had the pleasure to share the stage with, my friends and allContinue reading “Happy Prosperous New Year!”

Miss Kavila Deluxe Night – WOW!

On December 28th it was time again for another Miss Kavila Deluxe Night. At this special event Miss Kavila invited Wolf Codera on saxophone and Dalma Lima on percussion to join the band. She also invited some well know singers to rock the house: Kim Greene, Fatma Tazegül, Faiz Mangat, , Volkan Baydar, Klyive andContinue reading “Miss Kavila Deluxe Night – WOW!”

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”

The Bass Sleeve

You know that I have been enthusiastically using various products by MONO, including gig bags, bags, guitar straps, wallet etc. Now they introduced the Bass Sleeve & Guitar Sleeve. It’s light, slim, protective and has a unique, stylish design. Check out that video and then tell me you don’t like it. I can’t wait toContinue reading “The Bass Sleeve”

Lee Sklar’s tips

Do you remember my post What makes a professional musician professional? Leland “Lee” Sklar, one of my bass heroes who needs no introduction for sure, offers his 5 top tips for bassists here which fit to the points in my article. Good to see we share the same opinion, Leland 🙂

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”

Miss Kavila White Deluxe Night

Miss Kavila is a female singer who’s band I joined in early 2013. We’ve played many great gigs together including the once a month Miss Kavila Live Music Sessions. The Miss Kavila Deluxe Night is a series of special events where she presents a selection of well known singers who where guests at her sessionsContinue reading “Miss Kavila White Deluxe Night”

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”

True Collins feat. The Brass Connection

Although True Collins has received a lot of compliments for his authentic live sound and has been called the most authentic Phil Collins and Genesis tribute band in Germany by many critics, we always knew that a horn section is the missing piece to make the band sound even more authentic. We have been lookingContinue reading “True Collins feat. The Brass Connection”