Ulf was born and raised in Germany and has been living in LA since 2007. In his first year of being an LA resident, he won the, “Carlos Vega Drum Off” in Hollywood, CA. It was a huge honor for Ulf, because many of his drumming idols were the judges at the event including Abe Laboriel Jr., Jim Keltner, Harvey Mason, Tom Brechtlein and others. Since then he has worked both live and in the studio with artists such as Camila, Ricky Martin, Alex Band (The Calling), David Garfield, Dariush, Kamran & Hooman, Chord Overstreet (Glee) and many others. He has also performed in iconic venues such as Madison Square Garden, Estadio Azteca in Mexico City, Viña Del Mar Festival in Chile, the Latin Grammys and many other places all over the world. Ulf is also the owner of Modern Music School in Pasadena, CA, which is an after school program with more than 200 students.