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when Augsburg needs a good sounding drum kit…

…sometimes they call me. I'm always quite thrilled to watch other drummers playing on the gear I’ve provided. I not only love the music but also I find it fascinating how drummers can sound so different from each other on the same instrument.   
29. Int. Jazzsommer Augsburg, 2021
Billy Hart w/ Billy Hart Quartet | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Billy Hart w/ Billy Hart Quartet | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Billy Hart w/ Billy Hart Quartet | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Billy Hart w/ Billy Hart Quartet | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Kenny Wollesen w/ Julian Lage Trio | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Kenny Wollesen w/ Julian Lage Trio | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Kenny Wollesen w/ Julian Lage Trio | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Kenny Wollesen w/ Julian Lage Trio | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Enrique Firpi w/ Ramón Valle Trio feat. Perico Sambeat | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Enrique Firpi w/ Ramón Valle Trio feat. Perico Sambeat | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Enrique Firpi w/ Ramón Valle Trio feat. Perico Sambeat | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Enrique Firpi w/ Ramón Valle Trio feat. Perico Sambeat | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Daniel Humair w/ Humair / Känzig / Blaser | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Daniel Humair w/ Humair / Känzig / Blaser | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Daniel Humair w/ Humair / Känzig / Blaser | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Daniel Humair w/ Humair / Känzig / Blaser | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Daniel Humair w/ Humair / Känzig / Blaser | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Daniel Humair w/ Humair / Känzig / Blaser | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Kaspar Rast w/ Nik Bärtsch's Ronin | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Kaspar Rast w/ Nik Bärtsch's Ronin | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Kaspar Rast w/ Nik Bärtsch's Ronin | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Kaspar Rast w/ Nik Bärtsch's Ronin | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Kaspar Rast w/ Nik Bärtsch's Ronin | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Kaspar Rast w/ Nik Bärtsch's Ronin | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
In July and August I had the honour to prepare the drums for some of my legends and the chance to discover fascinating new music. Once again the Phonics and Prolites sound great, played by Billy Hart, Kenny Wollesen, Enrique Firpi, Daniel Humair and Kaspar Rast.
Live @ the Jazzclub Video Series
During the "Lockdown-Season" the Jazzclub Augsburg produced a complete Series of online concerts, a nice opportunity to bring two of my Sonor Teardrops, the Phonic, a Meazzi Jolly and some fine snares back to stage.  The complete series could be seen on www.jazzclub-augsburg.tv
28. Int. Jazzsommer Augsburg, 2020
Nicola Angelucci with the Olivia Trummer Trio | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Nicola Angelucci with the Olivia Trummer Trio | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Nicola Angelucci with the Olivia Trummer Trio | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Nicola Angelucci with the Olivia Trummer Trio | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Nicola Angelucci with the Olivia Trummer Trio | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Nicola Angelucci with the Olivia Trummer Trio | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Nicola Angelucci with the Olivia Trummer Trio | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Nicola Angelucci with the Olivia Trummer Trio | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Eric Schaefer with the Joachim Kuehn New Trio | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Eric Schaefer with the Joachim Kuehn New Trio | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Eric Schaefer with the Joachim Kuehn New Trio | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Eric Schaefer with the Joachim Kuehn New Trio | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Eric Schaefer with the Joachim Kuehn New Trio | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Eric Schaefer with the Joachim Kuehn New Trio | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Eric Schaefer with the Joachim Kuehn New Trio | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Eric Schaefer with the Joachim Kuehn New Trio | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Due to the pandemic situation  only two concerts took place this summer. Nicola Angelucci and Eric Schaefer, really excellent drummers, chose the Sonor Phonics for their shows. Completly different styles but very exciting to listen to.
27. Int. Jazzsommer Augsburg, 2019
The twillight hour in the botanical garden in Augsburg | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
The twillight hour in the botanical garden in Augsburg | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Johnathan Blake with the Perez-Potter-Cohen Quintet  | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Johnathan Blake with the Perez-Potter-Cohen Quintet | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Jeff Ballard with the Wolfgang Muthspiel Quintet | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Jeff Ballard with the Wolfgang Muthspiel Quintet | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Jeff Ballard with the Wolfgang Muthspiel Quintet | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Jeff Ballard with the Wolfgang Muthspiel Quintet | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Christian Thomé with the Markus Stockhausen Quadrivium | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Christian Thomé with the Markus Stockhausen Quadrivium | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Christian and Herbert after setting up the drumset | Foto: Jörg Brinkmann
Christian and Herbert after setting up the drumset | Foto: Jörg Brinkmann
Johnathan Blake with the Kenny Barron Trio | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Johnathan Blake with the Kenny Barron Trio | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Johnathan Blakes unusual setup of the Sonor Phonic kit | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
Johnathan Blakes unusual setup of the Sonor Phonic kit | Foto: www.hheim-vintagedrums.de
This summer was packed with four concerts of the Jazzsommer festival in Augsburg. It was a pleasure for me putting together the drumsets (Sonor Prolite, Phonic and Teardrop) for this master drummers – Johnathan Blake, Jeff Ballard & Christian Thomé.

Please also check out Jeffs and Johnathans drumsolos which I had the change to capture on video tape!
Yonathan Avishai Trio - Kunstverein Ingolstadt
Donald Kontomanou
Andy Sheppard Quartet - Int. Jazzsommer Augsburg
"Thanks for the beautiful drums! I really enjoyed playing them a lot."
Sebastian Rochford
Yaron Herman Trio – Int. Jazzsommer Augsburg
“It is so inspiring to play such a instrument that everything you play sounds like music”
Ziv Ravitz
Fire! – Lange Brechtnacht / Jazzclub Augsburg
Andreas Werliin 
Wolfgang Lackerschmid & The Brazilian Trio / Jazzmatinee Nördlingen
“It is always a big pleasure playing on Herberts' drums. Congratulations for your fantastic work."
Duduka Da Fonseca 
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