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Short Biography

  • born 1973 in Konstanz (Germany)

  • started playing bass at age 14

  • 1993: graduation diploma (A-Levels) in Konstanz (Germany)

  • 1995 – 2001: studied economics and social work in Konstanz (Germany) 

  • since 1988: numerous studio recording sessions and hundreds of live gigs as bass player 

  • from 1993 until today:

    • 20+ released studio recordings with different bands and styles

    • several European tours

    • guitar/bass tech for touring bands

    • stage/backline manager for in- and outdoor festivals

  • studied bass and music theory with various teachers like Anthony Vitti, Daniel „Mo“ Morris, Richard Appleman, Dave Clark, Iris Ornig and Urs Nüssli

  • 2011 – 2016: earned several certificates of advanced studies in coaching and counselling at the Zürich University Of Applied Sciences (Institute of Applied Psychology)

  • 2016 – 2020: studied music theory and bass at Berklee College of Music (USA)

  • 2020: launched gingerbass.com: freelance bass player, lessons, sessions, services and more