Fabian Gisler

Fabian Gisler (Doublebass) was born on August 18th 1977 in Zürich. He graduated at Swiss Jazz School in Berne where he studied with Peter Frei, Reggie Johnson, Bert Joris, Rufus Reid and Andy Scherrer. Meanwhile Fabian attended Workshops led by Ray Brown, George Gruntz, Dave Liebman, Joe Lovano and George Mraz and he also won several prizes namely at Generations International Jazzmeeting Frauenfeld and “New Jazz Generation Contest” in Bern. From 2000 to 2002 Fabian appeared as regular member of the Klezmer Group ..Kolsimcha.. playing concerts in Europe and in the USA. Furthermore Fabian played with: Franco Ambrosetti, Gianni Basso, Bill Carrothers, Philip Catherine, Don Friedman, Dusko Gojkovic, Tony Lakatos, Robert Lakatos, Dado Moroni, Adam Nussbaum, Dick Oats, Dré Pallemaerts, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Gary Smulyan, Donny McCaslin, Mark Soskin, Matthieu Michel, Makaya Ntshoko, Andy Scherrer, Roman Schwaller, Co Streiff, Nat Su, Kenny Werner und Nils Wogram. Not only being a very busy sideman in different Bands, Fabian also maintains his own quartett featuring Colin Vallon, John Schröder and Henrik Walsdorff.

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