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Thomas Motter

Thomas Hubert Motter (*4.August 1963 Heidelberg ) is a german musician , keyboardist , songwriter , producer

Life: classically trained by Erwin Schmieder ( 3. generation Liszt student , Eugen Dalbert , Alfred Höhn ) , Prof. Gisela Sott, Wolfgang Bloßer , Günther Krieger .

1976 with 13 years he won the state competition in Baden - Württemberg of the Deutsche Tonkünstler Verband. Radio performances & recordings fallowed.

formative for his Jazz - influences was the contact to the drummer Allen Blairman in Heidelberg .

1980 was the first performance with an Orchestra in the performance or the Warsaw concerto from Adinsell with the concert band of the Chaska High School in Minnesota, USA . Thomas Motter was a foreign exchange student for one year in the USA and graduated 1980 from Chaska High School.

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Smoothjazz.com :

German keyboard genius Thomas Motter has always followed his own path in creating music of the finest vibrant quality. His albums No Return (2005), Nite Angel (2006), High (2012) and Lost & Loved (2013) are spectacular occasions of sounds. Somewhere Out There (2016) is the next level of musical evolution.

The album is enriched by an elite group of musicians. Ralf Gustke, Rodney Holmes and Camille Gainer Jones (drums), Larry Kimpel, Nathan East, Victor Bailey, Francis Hylton, Alvin Mills and Dany Martinez (bass), Bill Evans, Keith Anderson, Nathan Crosse (saxophones), Kalle Knecht (loops), Nene Vasquez, Dalma Lima (percussion), Greg Pena (trombone), Ebo Shakoor (flute), Kirt Dallaway (trumpet) are listed in the liner notes

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