Florian Arbenz has been doing tours, concerts and CD-productions as lead with, Kirk Lightsey, Greg Osby, Glenn Ferris, Wolfgang Puschnig, Bennie Maupin, Matthieu Michel, Claudio Pontiggia and others. In classical music he has worked as percussionist in numerous concerts and festivals (Luzerner Festspiele, Basler Musik Forum, Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival), among others with Heinz Holliger, Kent Nagano and Paul Sacher. Further, he staged in solo concerts in Europe and South America. In 2000 Florian Arbenz received the European Award of Culture (supporting his engagement in jazz and classical music).
Florian Arbenz is arguably one of the best drummers in Europe and winner of the European Culture Award for his dedication in the field of jazz and classical music. He effortlessly masters all styles of drumming, his solos tell soft, loud and incredibly exciting stories...- Peter Michael Bluhm, Augsburger Allgemeine
I have rarely heard jazz musicians of the younger generation play with such passion and drive!... very highly recommended! - Wolfgang Giese, Rocktimes
Nice Work, get it! A trio with a thrilling creativity! - Rolling Stone
Vein..., one of the most enthusiastic and interesting piano trios in recent years..