Fabian Gisler -double bass
Henrik Walsdorff -alto & tenor saxophones
Colin Vallon -piano
John Schrder -drums
Backyard Poets : Hatology 645
Fabian Gisler (double bass) was born on August 18th 1977 in Zurich. He graduated at Swiss Jazz School in Berne where he studied with Peter Frei, Reggie Johnson, Bert Joris, Rufus Reid and Andy Scherrer. Meanwhile Fabian attended workshops led by Ray Brown, George Gruntz, Dave Liebman, Joe Lovano and George Mraz and he also won several prizes--namely at Generations - International Jazzmeeting Frauenfeld" and New Jazz Generation Contest" in Bern.
From 2000 to 2002 Fabian appeared as regular member of the Klezmer Group Kolsimcha" playing concerts in Europe and in the USA.
Besides being a very busy sideman in several bands, Fabian also maintains
his own quartet featuring Colin Vallon, John Schrder and Henrik Walsdorff.
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