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Portraits

I’ve been painting portraits of friends, musicians and politicians. Here are some of them. Continue reading

t-shirts 4 africa lovers

T-Shirts for africa lovers at  „spreadshirt“. Continue reading

Jig for Massimo (piece for 5 string banjo)

I was asked to play some banjo on the funeral of Massimo Ferri, Continue reading

D. J. Trump is unacceptable

D. J. Trump in his “own” words. Continue reading

Bandproject trancegrooves

Concept

By learning to play african drum-rhythms I got to know the power of reiteration. African musicians don’t have a problem playing the same pattern for a long period of time. I learned to love this way of making music and I try to apply it in my music.

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11.8

A theme that came to me playing on my guitar. It took me some time to find out that the meter of this piece is in 11/8. Continue reading

Why do you make music?

You’re busy for years to do something without knowing why. For instance playing music. Continue reading

Iceland 2013

calendar for “SSB” public transport in Stuttgart

The last calendar I made for the “Stuttgarter Straßenbahnen AG”.  Continue reading

per gynt goes africa

An adaption of E. Grieg’s famous piece “in the hall of the mountain king” from the Peer Gynt Suite. Continue reading

random graphics

„wo der Zufall abnimmt nimmt der Abfall zu“ (Sigward Sprotte)

Its playing with words an impossible to translate. A try: “while chance (in the meaning of randomness) decreases junk increases”

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Vienna 2011

A huge pile of art in high quality. Klimt and Schieles at different places, couldn’t see all of them because they were at too many places. An impressing exhibition of photorealistic art; Chuck Close, Richard Estes … in the museum of modern art.

Vienna doesn’t seem to be a healthy place for musicians. All of them had already died; Beethoven, Mahler, Schubert, J. Strauß, Bruckner… One living musician sat on a bridge on a cold day in february an played “besame mucho” on his accordion. He already looked pretty sick.

Some photos.

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