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Erik Buschmann (1991, Zaandam) started drumming at the age of fourteen. After studying music and drums at the Art and Entertainment College in Amsterdam for four years, he moved to Rotterdam to study at Codarts, University of the Arts. During his years in Rotterdam he was able to develop his own sound in drumming as well as in music production, being taught by experienced musicians such as Hans Eijkenaar, Juan van Emmerloot and Martijn Vink. By going an extra mile at the conservatory, Erik built a large network in the music industry and evolved himself to a versatile drummer, bandleader and producer.
After graduating from Codarts in 2015, Erik found more time to work with different bands. By drumming with Darlyn, Autumn Child and Joia, doing a lot of session work and collaborating with producers Sam Jones and Wannes Salomé, he is able to explore different techniques, rhythms and sounds. Simultaneously to working on creative projects as an artist, Erik is developing himself as a skilled teacher. Educating drums at the Art and Entertainment College in Amsterdam and Drumdrumdrum in Haarlem to young musicians of different levels , he is discovering his own method of teaching.
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Luka is a drummer, a bandleader and a manager of a very successful Slovenian pop singer Rebeka Dremelj. He also works as a manager and a drummer for a guitar virtuoso Jernej Zoran.
He loves working with his two bands GoGs and D’NeeB and occasionally collaborates with the band Spimdotreh. Also works with Gašper Rifelj, Nushy, Marijan Novina and others.
He is from Mirna – Slovenia, where he attended elementary music school – guitar and later on percussion. Because of his studies in Law College at the University of Maribor, his drum life was on hiatus. In addition to the video lessons, workshops and masterclasses of world famous and also Slovenian drummers (Dave Weckl, Mike Portnoy, Thomas Lang, Tony Royster Jr, John Blackwell, Virgil Donati, Mike Mangini, Simon Phillips, Marko Soršak – Soki, Jure Doles, …), he later on continued his music education with his mentor and a close friend, Mark Soršak – Soki (Elvis Jackson, Black Diamond).
According to Luka, there is never enough musical knowledge, that is why he has also been working with his other mentor Peter Cizelj in the recent years. Peter finished pop – rock school of drums and studio production at the Conservatory of Music in Rotterdam and brought their style of tutoring to Slovenia. Luka began his serious music career at the age of 17 – in the band Vertum with the singer Vika Zore. Later on he worked with Apolonia and Mark Lemer (Lunn-a-park) and the bands D’NeeB and GoGs, which he still loves to collaborate with. In the past he also worked with ensembles Cantamus, Rozalije, Spimdotreh, 2b and still occasionally works with Marijan Novina, Gašper Rifelj.
He works also as a session drummer. In addition to the drums he uses percussion (cajon, shakers, tambourine, congas) and backing tracks as well, when it is necessary. He recently took over a private music school POPsi, where he and his mentors tutor students with all the musical knowledge and know how acquired trough the manny years of studying and playing music, trying to bring music and the musical community/lifestyle closer to their students. As impressive as his extensive music collection is, is also his musical taste and interest in all genres of music. He likes to listen to and play many genres, but his “home field” is definitely pop, funk, rock and blues. In any case, he can’t imagine life without music. Previously played with / Currently playing with: The Trolls, Vertum, Cantamus, Rozalije, Apolonia, Spimdotreh, 2b, Jernej Zoran, Marijan Novina, Nushy, Gašper Rifelj, D’Neeb, GoGs, Rebeka Dremelj.
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Maurits was six years old when he first played the drums. His father was a guitar player in various bands and Maurits was allowed to sit behind the drum kit during breaks. Having banged a snare and a ride for a year, he started taking lessons when he was seven. A great passion for drums soon blossomed. When he reached the age of twelve he continued his studies at a secondary school specializing in music and dance. Here he learned to play in big bands, rock bands and anything in between. After this secondary school, he was admitted to the Codarts Pop Academy in Rotterdam. He finished his studies in 2015 and he has been a fulltime session musician ever since.
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Max Seelos (born in 1987 in Munich, Germany) is a German drummer and session musician.
I started playing the drums in the age of 15. Until this age I had tried a lot of different instruments before I found my final place behind the drum set. My father, Ambros Seelos was a professional saxophone player that's why I had always been surrounded with music since the early ages of my life.
In the first years I was developing myself in different styles such as Big Band, Pop, Rock and Punk music. Determinative teachers in this period were Gerwin Eisenhauer and Scotty Gottwald.
In the age of 21, I completed my studies at the Music College Regensburg as a drum teacher.
After school I was on a tour with the Punk band called Green Frog Feet around Europe and we gave nearly 200 concerts together and performed in many tv and radio shows in Germany, Sweden and Czech Republic. We have had gigs as a support act a lot of times, for example with: Pink, Simple Plan, Bloodhound Gang, Moby, No Use For A Name, H-BlockX, Less Than Jake, The Exploited and some more.
In 2012 we recorded the band‘s 5th LP in Los Angeles with the producer Ryan Greene.
In 2015 I graduated at the Conservatorium “Codarts” in Rotterdam as a
Bachelor of Music with main subject Drums. My teacher at this time were Hans Eijkenaar, Juan van Emmerloot and Martijn Vink.
After that I played a tour overall Germany as support from Status Quo and Uriah Heep.
I am currently playing in several formations as a session musician and take part in different studio projects as a producer/arranger.
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Thomas Neuböck (born 1966 in Bad Ischl/Austria) started playing drums at the age of 9. After learning drums in Ebensee at the local music school he started studying drums at Anton Bruckner Konservatorium in Linz/Upper Austria.
During this time he was member of many classical orchestras (Jeunesse Orchestra Linz, substitute of the Bruckner Orchestra Linz and in 1987 he was a member of the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra).
Besides that he has always been a drummer in various pop-, rock- and big bands.
Since 2004 he has also been member of the Ambros Seelos Orchestra (Munich) and travelled around the globe with the cruise ships “MS Deutschland” and “MS Europa”, where he often played together with lots of international artists such as Thomas Fred, legendary bass player of the James Brown Band.
Thomas Neuböck has been a drum teacher at the Landesmusikschulwerk since 1987, which is the official Federal Music School in Upper Austria. At the moment he’s teaching drums at Landesmusikschule Bad Goisern and Ebensee.
Some international artists Thomas Neuböck has been playing and touring with:
– Roberto Blanco (Entertainer / Kuba)
– Christoph Pauli (Munich) Crossover Piano Show
– Kerstin Heiles (Munich) / Whitney Houston Tribute Show
– Carl Peyer / AustroPop
– Stoabeck (Austria) / Austropop
– Top Seven (Austria) / Gala
– PtArt Orchester Linz (Austria) / Gala
– Four Brothers (Germany) / Gala