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!”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”