BIOGRAPHY & SELECTED CHRONOLOGY
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Born in ...
After leaving school lived in Barcelona playing jazz with Tete Montoliu, Chet Baker and others. Private studies in ethno music (flamenco, Arabian music).
Back to Cologne, Germany. Working with Manfred Schoof quintett (free jazz).
Member of Can. First experiments with drum machine and drumset. Discovery of regularities (i.e. natural laws) in drumming.
Freelancing drummer in recording studios. Working for numerous international artists.
Foundation of Phantomband (3 albums).
Formation of 'Drums Of Chaos', a group of drummers. Development of own drum system, based on E-T code ...
First meeting with Jah Wobble (John Wa....?), working with him until present. Recording and live converts, mostly in the UK. Also still doing recording sessions for various artists.
Foundation of 'Club Off Chaos', together with Dirk Herweg and Boris Polonski. New electronic music based on synthesizers and drums.
First release of CD 'Club Off Chaos'.