Thomas Alkier – Drums. Professor Thomas Alkier, one of Europe’s most admired drummers. He was born in Germany in 1965. He began playing the drums at the age of 11. He studied music in Cologne between 1983 and 1987. He has been teaching music at the Folkwang University, Essen, since 1987. This university is Germany’s most famous. He has toured the USA, Canada, New Zealand and China as well as India, Pakistan, Pakistan, Israel and several African countries with many musicians, including Dizzy Gillespie (Charlie Mariano), Betty Carter, Christof Lauer; Markus Stockhausen, Nigel Kennedy; Vienna Art Orchestra, Giacomo Aula Jocelyn B. Smith Nighthawks, Carla Bley, Steve Swallow, and others. Jurgen Dahmen – Piano, percussion, pianist, multi-instrumentalist, composer for more than 30 years, been a musician. Productions and tours with Temptations Nighthawks Trancegroove Goldman, Propaganda and Georg Danzer… He was a accompanist for 10 years on the Harald Schmidt Show (a late-night show in Germany), where he served as musical director for 1 1/2 years. Brian Ferry, Grace Jones and Nina Hagen are some examples. Willie Deville, Meat Loaf, Meat Loaf, and Willie Deville were also among his many roles. He was also the MD of “Popstars”, a tv-castingshow that aired Season “Bands On Stage” (2007). Concerts and radio-productions featuring Albert Mangelsdorff and Sam Rivers, Emil Mangelsdorff and Michal Urbaniak…. Dahmen composed many movie- and television-music. Jorg Lehnardt – Guitar. Jorg Lehnardt, a guitarist, left Solingen to study and work in the Netherlands. He recorded and played with Bots, Hans Dulfer and Michiel Braam. The dutch music magazine Oor awarded Blowbeat the title of best european live-act. Lehnardt was a familiar face in Germany where he enjoyed working with Dewa19 and Hinrich Franck. Cologne Music College Guitar Teacher. From

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