a virtual collaboration resulting in the funk

Online Collaboration

There’s not so much to do for us musicians during the pandemicso we started a little online collab – we just want to play so we did. David Bender thought of a few chords, a melody and played keys,David Grabowski played the guitar, Tim Stahlschmidt drummed the drums, and I bassed the bass, made the…Continue reading Online Collaboration

Hamburg-based bassplayer David Alleckna recording in his studio

What does …

… Dave do at all? So much water has gone under the bridge since my last update. Controversies in our society have been established. Much too little music has been played. So this is the time to say: Hello world! Hello 2022! I look forward to meeting you both! The last two years were rather…Continue reading What does …

Beatlemania at Heide theatre

In the beginning of this year I played a little tour with the Richard Wester Band and the Schleswig-Holstein Symphony. We played a mix of Richard’s tunes and songs by the Beatles. All this was called “Beatlemania” and was a lot of fun as such a big orchestra of excellent musicians is quite powerful! I…Continue reading Beatlemania at Heide theatre

tour with Richard Wester feat. Schleswig-Holstein Symphonic Orchestra: Beatlemania

I was hardly done with the production of the Xusha plus Young Orchestra Hamburg dvd when the rehearsals for a little tour with Richard Wester and the Schleswig-Holstein Symphonic Orchestra already began. This project featured Richard’s own music and the classics from The Beatles both of which were arranged for the orchestra by our Berlin…Continue reading tour with Richard Wester feat. Schleswig-Holstein Symphonic Orchestra: Beatlemania

concert with Michelle at Rehna Open Air

Last night I played my bass for Michelle again – this time at a festival in Rehna. It was great playing with this fantastic band again, it was a perfect summer night, and the Rehna crowd was having a blast. I love my job!

new week, new Klotz-cables!

Ah, what a great weekend: great weather, some fun work – and now for the new week a blessing by Klotz! Thanks André and everybody at Klotz! I love their cables because I never have any problems with them and they deliver my sound the way it is supposed to sound! Will re-do my studio…Continue reading new week, new Klotz-cables!

rehearsals with Ivy Flindt

Last weekend we met with the Ivy Flindt band to work on our live repertoire. I look forward to playing bass with this band: the music is great (produced by the producer of the Cardigans), the colleagues are cool and know what they are doing, I can finally play my Höfner basses live that I usually…Continue reading rehearsals with Ivy Flindt

on the road again with Sebó

On the road again: we’re going to play at Kito, Bremen tonight. My basses, the band, and I look forward to seeing you there!

Kellerhertz-Sessions at Birdland with Sebó

Just returned from playing bass for Sebó at Birdland, Hamburg! There were cameras filming all over the place – perhaps I’ll see you on YouTube then? Thank you very much for the great night!

recording with José Valdes

Had a great vocal session in my studio with José Valdes today for a summer song which will be released this spring. I produce it and did not only play the bass but all the other instruments, too!

studio fun for summer hit

Having heaps of fun working on a new production, using percussions that I purchased the other day at the Ikea “musicstore”! Do they have that special sound or do I?….

rehearsal with Ivy Flindt

Had a great rehearsal yesterday playing my basses with the Ivy Flindt band that just finished recording their album in Malmö and Stockholm, produced by Per Sunding (The Cardigans)! Super band, great music, good times!

rehearsal with Mischa Gohlke for ZDF tv

Last Tuesday I subbed playing bass for my dear colleague Martin Glaser (congrats to fatherhood, Martin!) at the Mischa Gohlke band. A crew from ZDF tv was there to film a little special about him for their show “Menschen. Das Magazin”.

rehearsals with Papillon Rising

Just finished two days rehearsing with Paul Cless’ new band “Papillon Rising”. I really love my setup (finally playing not only my bass, but some synth-basses, as well, and guitar on a few tunes!)!