Halbheer Halbheer

Marc Halbheer is a Swiss drummer/composer/producer/educator

He is an indispensable member of the active Swiss drummers scene. During his early years, he spent time in Los Angeles (USA) to gain professional experience and to study with members of the legendary Frank Zappa Band.

Upon his return to Switzerland he consequently followed the multiple aspects of music from different cultural backgrounds. He initiated a large number of projects and worked with musicians from all over the world. Besides a busy performing schedule

A substantial part of his work was dedicated towards establishing the drum and rhythm department at the Musikhochschule Lucerne (CH).

Recently he puts much time into composing for the quintet Marc Halbheer's 5th Edition.

He founded the record label Texit Music and also leads the Oriental Jazz quartet Eastern Eye featuring Bulgaria’s legendary piano player Milcho Leviev.

Marc Halbheer has toured and recorded with The Vienna Art Orchestra, Tien Shan Switzerland Express, 5th Edition, Eastern Eye, Yiotis Kiourtsoglou, Martin Tillman, Milcho Leviev, Arild Anderson, Heiri Kaenzig, Christy Doran, Stacy Rowles, Frank Strazzeri, David Angel, Nils Wogram, Alex Wilson, Lior Yekutieli, Pantelis Stoikos, Fernando Saunders, Christoph Baumann, Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, Ambient Groove Artists a.o.

Gear

Drums, Cymbals, Pedals, Sticks,

Primary Instrument

Drums

Location

Zurich

Credentials/Background

Univ. Prof. at Musikhochschule Luzern / Switzerland Drums, Ensemble, Rhythm

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