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Feb062020 Working!
Working!

Aloha,
been working nonstop since the fall...

4 Videos for Surfy Industries are done
Check them out @ their YOUTUBE CHANNELL

The new record of THE RAZORBLADES is in the final stage...more news soon!
Shows in spring and fall are coming up!

In between I play a jazz gig...maybe see you there?

Feb252019 New albums!
New albums!
New albums!

Two new albums are out now!

Check out my first Jazz CD

MR. SMITH & THE JAZZ POLICE / JAZZ WITH A TWIST

and the first album of the HOLLYWOOD GANGSTERS!

Available now from the shop!

Jan252019 Sexy & Seventeen
Sexy & Seventeen

Wow, 17 years!
See you tomorrow!

Jan072019 Happy New Year!
Happy New Year!

Aloha,
it's cold outside, but there are a few activities going on

  • THE RAZORBLAES turn seventeen and we celebrate with a concert in Wiesbaden
  • The first album of Mr. SMITH & THE JAZZ POLICE will be out soon
  • The first album of THE HOLLYWOOD GANGSTERS will be out a little later
  • I'm working on new songs, videos and soundclips (more soon)
  • Further plans for 2019 involve writing a book about surf guitar, doing a new THE RAZORBLADES album
    besidesteaching, writing new stuff for Gitarre & Bass, booking shows for 2019/2020 and so on

HAVE A GOOD YEAR!

Mar262018 New Stuff!
New Stuff!

THE RAZORBLADES are taking it slow, playing only a few festivals till September, which gives me the opportunity to do new things..

THe HOLLYWOOD GANGSTERS are nearly ready to go, recording in May, next gig in June. Check us out here:

THE HOLLYWOOD GANGSTERS

Besides that I put together a jazz trio...yes, you heard right :)
We're called MR. SMITH & THE JAZZ POLICE and play some of my songs, tunes by Duke Ellington, Julian Lage and some American Standards like Harlem Nocturne, Blue Moon, Sleepwalk and so on. On bass I have my old friend Thore Benz and Ingo Deul takes care of the drums. We're in rehearsing stage, first gigs, website and everything else from the fall on.

Check out my latest features in GITARRE & BASS.
I talked to Ian Ethan, Pete Thorn and some other people. My slide workshop is still running and is now dealing with Lapsteel playing.

What else? Gardening season starts soon, mountain biking should be possible in the next days and apart from that I'm stuck in the studio, writing and recording new songs.

Tourdates for the fall are coming in, so see you all in October!

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