With MEINL since:
November 23, 1979
Place of birth:
Currently living in:
Favorite MEINL cymbal:
Car that you currently drive:
Not counting on drums what do you do for fun:
Visiting expositions, in general interested in arts, architecture, culture, skateboarding, travelling, being with my girlfriend, my family and my friends
Leberkaes mit Spiegelei und Spaetzle
I was taught by Christian Baumgaertner and than by the teachers of the Drummer's Institute
Highlight of your career so far:
Quit giving lessons at the musicschool and making my living only by playing.
Expressing my deepest inner without saying a spoken word, with the power I like and I choose. Let the "stars" shine on stage, not me.
Drumming means to me:
Life, passion and not thinking about anything
Advice for up and coming drummers:
Listen to all kinds of music and start playing in bands as early as you can. And don't forget to practice rudiments!
How would you describe yourself:
I'm a person who never get's tired by anything. I'm always trying to be active, interested and open minded in everything I do. I'm impatient I guess. I talk a lot. Sometimes I'm too proud to say "you're right"...but I'm also getting insecure very fast.
When I look back on my life one day, I would like to be able to say:
I was able to live my dream: Being a professional drummer for the whole of my life and having played music I like.