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”

True Collins – winter break is over!

Every year True Collins takes a view weeks off for a winter break after the annual Show in Soltau at the end of a year. So after a six weeks break we played the first show on February 9th at the Theater in Elmshorn. At this show Donovan Aston, who left the band last summer,Continue reading “True Collins – winter break is over!”

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”

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?”

True Collins Anniversary Show

Last weekend TRUE COLLINS played shows in Nienburg and Walsrode. I was looking forward to those shows, but I didn’t know that the one on Friday in Nienburg would be a special one. While we were setting up our gear and getting ready for soundcheck, Erik Schüßler, our drummer, who has been keeping records ofContinue reading “True Collins Anniversary Show”

True Collins at Kieler Woche again

Last Tuesday TRUE COLLINS hit the stage at Kieler Woche for the 4th year in a row! And again it was great and worth the 650 Km drive for me to get there. Like the years before the atmosphere and the audience were fantastic and this time the weather was nice, too. Check out someContinue reading “True Collins at Kieler Woche again”

True Collins – 2nd time at Maiwoche, Osnabrück

For the 2nd time TRUE COLLINS played the mainstage at Maiwoche 2012 in Osnabrück. The stage, the lights, the PA and the LED-wall were great but it was the amazing audience that made this show very special! Due to the fact that I alreday played gigs the days before and only had 5 hours ofContinue reading “True Collins – 2nd time at Maiwoche, Osnabrück”

Gig at an Apple corporate event

Last Monday I was booked for a show at an Apple corporate event in Frankfurt. My bandmates in the backing band for Lisa Bund were Patrick Embach (keys & vocals), Patrick Schneller (drums) and Mathhias Kloepsch (guitar & vocals). At first we were a bit confused because we were allready asked to please play notContinue reading “Gig at an Apple corporate event”