Biography

 

Christoph Haberer, drummer and percussionist – or in the vernacular of his southern German "Alemannic" dialect, the "Drümmele Maa" (the drumming man) – is furthermore a composer, and a live and studio electronics expert.
Born in Donaueschingen/Germany, he has performed with renowned jazz artists such as Lee Konitz, Benny Bailey, Wilton Gaynair… In many projects he worked together with percussionists of various styles such as Dou Dou N’daye Rose, K. Sivaraman, Carlo Rizzo, Ramesh Shotham, Robin Schulkowsky.
In the early 1980s, Christoph Haberer founded his ´Drümmele Maa´ formation and had his first encounter with electronic equipment, which laid the foundations for his own creations and compositions.
On behalf of the Goethe Institute, Haberer has been on numerous concert tours in Africa, India, Southern Europe, North America, Scandinavia and China. He has initiated and participated in various international projects such as the percussion highlight ”On the outer edges of Europe” for and in Weimar – European Cultural Capital in 1999, the project with the African drummers of ”Elima” and the ”Kölner Saxophon Mafia” at JazzFest Berlin, or as ´Maître de Tambours´ with ”Transe Express” at the Hanover EXPO.
Haberer’s unique combination of computer-aided/live-triggered electronics and virtuoso percussion performance has enabled him to excel as soloist at the Cologne Triennial, the Jazz Festival in Montreal, the European Broadcast Union in Helsinki, the "Deutschland-Promenade" in Guangzhou/China (2008), as guest soloist with the WDR-Bigband ("Bergmannslieder" Ruhr 2010), at the opening of "Germany+India 2011-2012" in Delhi, Chennai and Bangalore.

News

21. August 2022

with ANIMATA plus Michael Heupel (flutes): at the finissage of the exhibition "Hidden Landscapes", DA, Kunsthaus Kloster Gravenhorst, starting at 4 p.m.

21 Mai 2022

Solo: Vernissage Christian Heeck "Werkschau", in Münster, 3 p.m.

14 Mai 2022

with ANIMATA at B74 - Raum für Kunst, Vernissage "Zyklen/Cycles", in Luzern/CH, 5 p.m.

13 Mai 2022

with ANIMATA at BeJazz, in Bern/CH, 8:30 pm

23 April 2022

with ANIMATA at Heubacher Hauskonzert, in Weilheim, 8 p.m.

21 April 2022

with ANIMATA at Südbahnhof Krefeld, 8 p.m.

5 April 2022

New Solo Video on Youtube: "Karma"

19 Dezember 2021

with Stefan Bauer´s "PHOENIX"-Project, Freiraum-Salon, Cologne, 6 p.m.

19 Dezember 2021

with Stefan Bauer´s "PHOENIX"-Project, Proust/Filmstudio Glückauf, Essen, 12 a.m.

18 Dezember 2021

with Stefan Bauer´s "PHOENIX"-Project, domicil Dortmund, 8 p.m.

17 Dezember 2021

with Stefan Bauer´s "PHOENIX"-Project, Altstadtschmiede Recklinghausen, 8:30 p.m.

16 Dezember 2021

with Stefan Bauer´s "PHOENIX"-Project, feat. Sarah Buechi, Michael Heupel & Steffen Schorn: Theater am Wall, Warendorf, 8 p.m.

9 October 2021

Solo Live Performance: at HÖMMA 21 Jazzfestival Oberhausen, Kino Zentrum Altenberg, 9 p.m.

8 Juli 2021

New Solo Video on Youtube: "Dualsonics" - for Basler Trommel, Moog Drum Controller and more...

20 May 2021

New Solo Video on Youtube: "Voice & Drum" - polyrhythmic scatting

4 April 2021

Two new Solo Videos on Youtube: "Barbara" - an improvisation on the acoustic drumset -, and another piece from the ´Blue Series´: "Novemberlicht"

2 March 2021

New Solo Video on Youtube: "Circle Move"

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