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Elias Stemeseder

Born in Salzburg, Austria in 1990, Elias Stemeseder moved to Berlin in 2010 to study under the guidance of Tino Derado, Greg Cohen, John Hollenbeck and Kurt Rosenwinkel. He currently lives and works in Berlin.

Since 2008 Elias has been working and studying extensively with the American drummer Jim Black. Completed by Thomas Morgan on double bass, the Jim Black Trio has so far released two recordings, „Somatic” (2011) and „Actuality” (2014) on the German label Winter&Winter. Alongside Jim Black and guitarist Nels Cline, Elias is also part of the collective power trio „Eyebone”, in which he plays the Wurlitzer piano and bass synthesizers.

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