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September 2014:
Wed17: workshop with Live performance TBA!
Thu18 and Fri19: with the Christoph Spendel Trio at the Jazzkeller in Frankfurt and the Jazzkeller in Hanau.

RPJam: back teaching on the 9th! Some new things and ideas, a revisited and adapted program!
I'll be taking care of the Bass students, Theory and Ear Training final year, Drum and Bass Lab, Open Stage class and one ensemble.

August 2014: not a restful month, will probably move my studio, I should call it the Gipsy room...driving and
working between Italy and Frankfurt, let's see...

July 2014:
Umbria Jazz from the 2nd to the 14th: back in Perugia, assisting for the Berklee clinics together with Fernando Huergo, an old school mate from many years ago, and playing deep in the night.
Some great concerts have been announced, lots of sleep to be lost. :-) ..

June 2014:
Thu19-Sun22nd: 3. Pop&Rock Förderkurs in Schlitz, by the Landesmusikakademie Hessen. 4 days of classes, rehearsal and fun with lots of youngsters, amazing how a motivated 12 years old can play!

Sat14: the follow up to my series of Bass Intensive Classes by the title Today Bass!. The day covers all aspects of bass playing and music, as much as possible.... Designed for Basic, Intermediate and Advanced players.

Last weeks of teaching at the RPJam, very interesting projects to be finalized!

Fri6: Jazznight #104 with Thomas Langer and Russ Spiegel (gtrs), me on bass and Benno sattler on drums; Doors at 8pm at the Maximal in Rodgau


some stuff happened also before.....

lots to do with family, not at all bad!,

writing way more than before and trying writing competitions, composition workshops, etc

Anyone interested in e-mailing me:
Check the Old News page for past events!
Envisionsmini "Envisions" is here and available!
If you are interested, email me at

Check out its history in the projects page, and the Listening Room, and the Press Clips, and....

A Press Clips page and a Video/Audio listening room is being set up and will be constantly updated. So make sure you follow the links above!
Please do send some feedback if you have any....
M.C.M. released in 2010 their first CD
"Two + Two", with Philology Records.
A spontaneous collaboration between me, Marco Pacassoni (italian vibist) and Michael Vochezer (german guitarist), rounds the band up the german drummer Arno Haselsteiner.

Follow the link to audio samples!
Some new projects that are growing as we speak:

Bit-E: an electronica computer based set with a live band, me on bass, and some musicians....