is a musician and composer active in the field of contemporary and
experimental music and based in Halle (Saale) and Berlin.
As a composer, drummer and accordion player, he focusses mainly on the intersection
between improvised and composed forms of experimental music.
Next to long time collaborations with Pierre Borel, Hannes Buder, Johnny Chang, Derek
Shirley a.o., he has worked with artists like Tetuzi Akiyama, Sven-Åke Johansson, Christof
Kurzmann, Olaf Rupp and many more. As an interpreter he has collaborated with composers
Peter Ablinger, Philip Corner, Phill Niblock, Catherine Lamb and Chiyoko Szlavnics among
He has performed in most European countries, Japan, Israel, Russia and the USA. His music
has been released on labels such as Umlaut Records, Intonema, Insub and Another Timbre.
He is a co-founder of the musicians collective Umlaut Berlin.
Photo by Cristina Marx (photomusix)