BIOGRAPHY

Born in 1964 in Wels, Austria. He attended music school in Linz and Wels to learn Cello, later Clarinet

 

Studied doublebass at the Jazz- Department of the University of Graz, with Wayne Darling and Adelhard Roidinger, constant member of many Jazz- bands, such as Hollotrio, Blue Brass, Ars Futura, LandLuft, Stafford James String Project, Irina Karamarkovic Band, …

 

Played with Art Farmer, Karlheinz Miklin, Ines Reiger, Toots Thielemans, Peter O`Mara, Bosko Petrovic, Ack van Rooyen, Terje Rypdal, Woody Schabata, Wolfgang Puschnig, Toninho Horta, Malachi Thompson, Dwight Trible, Mike Abene, Douglas Sides, Eddie Henderson, Donald Smith, Mansur Scott, Oliver Lake, DJ Shantel, Bennie Maupin, Mark Johnson, Linda Sharrock, Kirk Lightsey, Carlos Garnett, Gregory Porter, Donald Smith,

Carmen Bradford, Dee Alexander, …

 

On Festivals such as Zagreb Jazzfair, Jazzfest Wiesen, JVC Jazzfestival, Gmundner Festwochen, Jazztage Viersen, Burghausen, Imatra (Finnland), Imst, Schwaz, Inntoene, Wels, Passau, Muhu (Estland), Washington, Thorshaven, Rijeka, Straubing, ...

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