Like many trumpet players I startet playing in a brass band.
At my home village in black forest (
I startet playing at the age of 11 with
I never had a teacher and so I learned for myself until today.
After playing brass band and Rockjazz I startet working as a trumpet teacher at
the "Städtische Schülerkapelle Karlsruhe" while studying electrical engineering at University of Karlsruhe. I
played in the bands
, Magnitubel Pödes Bigband (Giga Brunner), CAPBAND (Funk) and different helps
where I met and played with some pro
Ekkard Baur, Josef Herzog,
Ingolf Burkhardt, Thomas Vogel,
, Thilo Wagner.
I also met the great trombone player and bandleader Bobby Burgess (please see Bobby Burgess Big Band Explosion).
While working as an engineer near Heidelberg I played in the bands
LA Reed Bigband
Jocke Nerz Bigband
little BIG Rhythm&Brass (Karl-Heinz Schäfer)
Helps in different (big)bands and salsa bands (e.g. Sonando (France), Combo Latino), also studio work.
Workshops and concerts with
Actual projects are: