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Sebastian studied drums at the conservatory in Cologne and graduated in 2007. Currently he is mainly working with jazz-crossover trio "Three Fall". "Three Fall", with their unconventional line-up, consisting of drums, bass-clarinet and trombone, and their own mixture of different musical influences, are among the most independent and established formations of the young german jazzgeneration. They have toured worldwide, and their music was recorded and played by all the major german radio stations, as well as broadcasted by WDR Television, Arte and 3Sat. Chad Smith, the drummer of “Red Hot Chili Peppers”, praised their concept album "On a Walkabout - celebrating Red Hot Chili Peppers", for which they re-arranged songs of the band, as "best RHCP covers I've heard done yet!". Since 2017 he is the drummer of RTO-Ehrenfeld the TV-Show Band of ZDF-Magazin Royale with Jan Böhmermann. Sebastian also plays as a sideman for changing formations as well as working as a workshop lecturer. He has taught Masterclasses at the ArtEZ Conservatory of Arnhem, the Music Academy Qatar and the Xinghai Conservatory in Guangzhou.
Sizes: 20", 22"
Sound character: Dark, warm, smoky, breathy. Fairly wide range, complex mix. Soft feel with a quick response. Very well crashable. Controllable, peppery stick sound over a dark layered oriental, smoky wash. A ride cymbal that can easily be used in a small jazz club setting and flourish in other styles such as blues or country music.
Sizes: 14", 15"
Sound character: Rich, warm, full, silvery with a light touch. Wide range, fairly complex mix. Soft feel, easy to control. Lively, responsive and warm open sound. Full, precise chick sound. Versatile hi-hat for medium loud settings, perfectly suited for studio applications.
Sizes: 16", 17", 18", 19", 20"
Sound character: Dark, warm, smoky. Medium wide range, complex mix. Buttery, soft feel with quick response. Rich, dark, mystical crash sound with tender clarity. Extremely lively cymbal for broad accents and crashes in intimate to semi-loud settings. Well suited for delicate ride patterns or mallet swells. «For those guys who really appreciate just having a cymbal that can do everything, the larger Dark Crashes can do anything. Very crash-able, and if you want to ride on them, they will give you all the ride patterns in the world.» - Gregory Hutchinson