The drummer and composer Eric Schaefer lives in Berlin and works with different ensembles of his own and as a sideman. The range of his musical expression is wide and combines influences from Jazz, contemporary music to hardcore-punk, dub and noise. He is writing pieces for orchestras, piano-trios and jazz-rock-bands. The use of gongs and small percussion from all over the world as well as modular synthesis broaden the spectrum of Schaefer´s sound-possibilities. His work is documented on numerous albums and is broadcasted in radio-shows and on television.
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