Kurt started as a guitar player when he was 14 but changed instrument after a few month. Since then he loves playing his bass guitars.
His early influences are Blues, Tamla Motown and bands like Led Zeppelin, Cream and some Prog Rock bands like Genesis and Yes. Influential bass players were James Jamerson, Chris Squire, John Entwistle and John Paul Jones.
Kurt became a professional musician in 1978 when he joined successful German band WALLENSTEIN.
He left in 1981 and started Twelve Drummers Drumming one year later. From 1982 until ’90 the band released three albums with Ralf and Pete.
In 1994 Kurt joined SUN who supported bands like Pearl Jam and Monster Magnet among others. He recorded also three albums with SUN. They split up beginning of the new millennium.
Kurt was co-founder of Dead Guitars, but left the band soon after they recorded their debut album Airplanes. In 2013 he rejoined the DG’s for some shows and to work on the new, fourth album Shelter – where he found – together with Ralf, Pete and Hermann – some of his musical roots again.
Kurt is also part of German Electro-Rock band Plexiphones.
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