Since I am updating my homepage a little, it seemed wise to write a short piece on what 2016 was like and what I am looking forward to doing in 2017. Musically 2016 was a lot different from what I had expected, but it really turned out beautifully. The projects I focussed on mainly beforehand …Continue Reading
Enjoying some great gigs with the Sazerac Swingers this year. It is a great New Orleans Jazz Band with amazing vibes, outstanding musicality and unique showmanship! I have known the Sazerac Swingers for quite a while now and always respected their way of treating this wonderful music. Therefore I was very happy, when they approached …Continue Reading
I am happy to announce, that I am working on a couple of new tunes at the moment. I cannot say exactly yet, where these tunes are going to lead me, but I will let you know once you can hear them anywhere.
Amazing news!!!! The great photographer Kevin Grützner included me in his JazzFaces project, where he also portrayed musicians such as Joshua Redman. Check this brilliant picture!
I am very happy to announce, that Ansgar Specht’s CD was released today. It is called “Some favourite Songs” and we recorded it in Trio with John Hondorp on Hammond, Ansgar Specht on guitar and me on the drums. I am very happy with this record. Ansgar chose beautiful compositions and I think, that we …Continue Reading
Jazz’halo did it again, a review of my 1st of May Gig with the Alexander Cuesta Trio in this link: http://www.jazzhalo.be/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=395&Itemid=366 Also a review in the Neue Westfälische Gütersloh: http://www.nw.de/lokal/kreis_guetersloh/harsewinkel/harsewinkel/20450051_Mai-Jam-Session-im-Farmhouse-Jazzclub.html