Biography

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  • Endorser for WARWICK basses between 1984 and the end of 1995. We had a really good cooperation going on. Almost all new developments at WARWICK during this time were based on my specification, including the WARWICK-specific headstock with the angled machine heads; the bridge that is for example also used by GIBSON for their basses; or the development of the WARWICK BLACK LABEL strings. From 1991 to the end of 1995 I was a product manager and chief developer of the entire WARWICK bass amplification program (the yellow series).
    During this time I was also the designated WARWICK WORLDWIDE CLINICIAN at different tradeshows, sales events and clinic tours as a soloist; also, in different roles I was active with John Entwistle, T.M. Stevens, Larry Seymour, John Taffolla, among others and many more, in Asia, both Americas and all over Europe
  • 1986 startup of the German bass equipment manufacturer GREEN AUDIO. Together we developed the Preamp ME1 and a smaller speaker range with 3 systems
  • 1989 - 1990 Cooperation with LUIGI COLANI and his team in Switzerland. Development of the COLANI UPRIGHT BASS
  • 1989 - 1991 Developer and endorser for the UK bass equipment manufacturer TRACE ELLIOTT. I developed the ME3008 speaker and delivered ideas for the tube amp range. Even today I have a programmable MP11 featuring tube technology, only 3 of which have ever been built
  • 1996 - 2011 Endorser for the UK bass string manufacturer ELITES STRINGS
  • 1996 - 2002 Cooperation with one of the largest musical distribution names in Germany, M&T in Marburg, covering product design and consulting work in all things bass. Endorser and clinician for AMPEG bass equipment and GIBSON as well EPIPHONE basses. Numerous bass clinics and AMPEG ACTION DAYS all over Germany, also with other musicians, such as Marty Friedman from Megadeth
  • 2001 Startup of the record label A1 RECORDS and the FLOWER - TOWN MUSIC publishing company
  • 2002 - 2007 consultant and bass clinician for BEHRINGER
  • 2008 - 2011 Clinician and Consultant for the British Amp Company MARSHALL
  • 2008 - 2011 Endorser for MUSIC MAN Basses
  • 2011 - 2013 Endorser for Basses, Amps and Strings for the American brand FENDER
  • Since 2013 Endorser and consultant for the German Noble Amp Factory ENGL
  • Since 2016 Endorser for dB TECHNOLOGIES P.A. Systems (Ingenia4)
  • Since 2016 Endorser for GALLI STRINGS, finest Bass Strings Made in Italy
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