About Me

  • 1986 – First bands in and around Frankfurt, Germany
  • 1994 – Move to NYC, joined the “Brooklyn Jazz Collective”, “Pioneers of Seduction” plus the band “The Refugees”, founded by members of “Squeeze”
  • 1997 – Drummer’s Collective, New York City
  • 2001 – Work with Vince Andersson Trio, Chubby Checker, members of Fun Lovin’ Criminals etc.
  • 2001 – Work for Blue Man Group, Astor Place Theater, New York City. Lessons with Bernard Purdie.
  • 2003 – Fulltime member for the parent company of Blue Man Group, Blue Man Production (BMP), worldwide touring and TV appearances for BMP (Jay Leno, Ellen Show, David Letterman etc.)
  • 2017 – Return to Frankfurt, Germany
  • 2018 – The Takanaka Club Band (Funk, Soul, Jazz standards), Catalina and Friends Band (Latin-Jazz), Stereoluxx (Improv Club Beats) etc.


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