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Marc Halbheer

Marc Halbheer is an indispensable member of the active Swiss drummers scene. He spent time in Los Angeles (USA) to gain professional experience and to study with members of the legendary Frank Zappa Band. Upon his return to Switzerland he consequently followed the multiple aspects of music from different cultural backgrounds. He initiated a large number of projects and worked with musicians from all over the world. Besides a busy performing schedule, a substantial part of his work was dedicated towards establishing the drum and rhythm department at the Musikhochschule Lucerne (CH). Recently he dedicated much time towards composing and founded the record label Texit Music. He also leads the Oriental Jazz quartet Eastern Eye featuring Bulgaria’s legendary piano player Milcho Leviev. Marc Halbheer has worked with The Vienna Art Orchestra, Tien Shan Switzerland Express, Yiotis Kiourtsoglou, Martin Tillman, Milcho Leviev, Arild Anderson, Stacy Rowles, Frank Strazzeri, David Angel, Nils Wogram, Alex Wilson, Lior Yekutieli, Pantelis Stoikos, Fernando Saunders, Christoph Baumann, Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, Ambient Groove Artists a.o.