Musikmesse Frankfurt, 2014

The time at Musikmesse Frankfurt is a kind of annual family meeting for me. And every year the family is getting bigger. Thanks to everyone who came to meet me at the Markbass booth and thanks to all of you I had the pleasure to meet there at other places. I’m looking forward to seeContinue reading “Musikmesse Frankfurt, 2014”

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”

One word about endorsements

As you probably know I am attending at Musikmesse Frankfurt every year. I am there with Markbass, a Italian company I have an artist deal with. Many of the musicians I meet there are telling me that the reason for them to go to Musikmesse is to get endorsement deals. Thats ok and it’s oneContinue reading “One word about endorsements”

Review Musikmesse 2013

Yes guys, I survived 4 days at the Musikmesse 2013! 🙂 It was pretty noisy from the first day on, increased and reached it’s peak on Saturday. We had something like 100 dB around the Markbass booth – constantly! You can imagine that talking was challenging. I was really happy that we had a greatContinue reading “Review Musikmesse 2013”

What makes a professional musician professional?

Over the years I’ve played with a lot professional musicians and sometimes I was suprised by their, in my eyes, unprofessionalism. On the other hand I played with hobby musicians who took it serious and had a very professional work attitude. So I thought about what makes a professional musician and particularly a professional bassist,Continue reading “What makes a professional musician professional?”