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Gabriel Schiltknecht
born in Zollikerberg ZH, 3.2.1962; dr perc;
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Started to play percussions at the age of 8. Due to his fathers work in West Africa, he got fascinated to African drumming.  
1984 he turned professional drummer and toured in Europe, Asia, South America and Africa.  
He played at Jazz festivals in Montreux, Berlin, Zurich, Accra and many more.  
1991-98 he spent seven years in Ghana to study and work with Ghanean musicians.  
Today he lives with his family in a mountain village southeast of Zurich teaching and playing in different groups between jazz, ethnic, experimental and rock.  
Gabriel Schiltknecht plays noble&cooley drums, paiste cymbals and balaphone.  

Roland Dahinden
Alphorn, Posaune / alphorn, trombone


Roland Schiltknecht
Hackbrett, Basshackbrett, Stimme / hammered dulcimer, bass hammered dulcimer, calls


Gabriel Schiltknecht
Perkussion / percussion