About Stephen

• Stephen, born in 1979 of a german mother and an american father.
On the drums since age 13. He really got serious with drumming at the age of 20.
Since then it all went his way to a well known artist in the german drumming scene.

• Working and touring drummer since 2001. Message me for gigs, touring, recording, tv production HERE

• Owner of RheinMainBeats – Drum & Cajon Lessons // Drumrecording Studio

• Drum-Coach for THE GRAND JAM

• Took lessons with Dave Elitch, Claus Hessler, Andreas Neubauer, Chris Maldener and many more.

• Studied drums at Future Music School / Aschaffenburg „Professional Program“ from 2003 – 2005.


TV Shows:

Kool Savas (MTV „Live Session“, Pro7 „TV Total“), David Garrett (ZDF), Ingrid Michaelson (ZDF), Jennifer Rush (ZDF), Bernhard Brink, Milva (ZDF), candycream (RTL, HR, Sat1, SWR3 „Latenight“), Leon Taylor (ZDF, Deluxe Music, SWR3 „Latenight“), Kaye-Ree (RTL)

Artists and Bands:

Kool Savas, Wolf Codera`s Session Possible, Zazou Mall , Die Orsons, Olli Banjo, Moe Mitchell, Lars Unltd., J-Luv, Marquess, Kaye Ree, Leon Taylor (Unser Star für Oslo/Bundesvision Songcontest Pro7), candycream (England/Wales Tour), Livin Music Family, soul2ciety, more than soul, Walking Sax, Lampenfieber (Kingkamehameha Club/FFM), Voice Groove, Thriller Band, Helium6, Alpenfuzzis, Mr. Friendly, Culture Club Band , mikroHerz, Mika Setzer

Support-Tour und Gigs:

2007 Lionel Richie „Coming Home Tour“ (candycream), 2007 Sasha (candycream), 2008 Anke Engelke (candycream), 2009 Rod Stewart, Nik Kershaw (Leon Taylor), 2009 Reamonn (Kaye-Ree), 2010 Nena (Leon Taylor), 2010 Fanta 4, Culcha Candela, Stanfour (Leon Taylor)

since 2011 Drummer Houseband „Culture Club Band“ at Culture Club // Hanau

since 2019 Drummer Houseband „The Guards“ at „Spätschicht“ Alte Wache // Bingen


1. Place at the German Rock und Pop Preis 2005 „Jazz“ und „Soul/Funk“ (candycream)
1. Place of the VW „Sound-Foundation“ Wahl 2007 in the german lifestyle magazine „MAX“ (candycream)
1. Place of the viewers choice and finalist at the John Lennon Talent Award 2009 (Leon Taylor)

Print/Magazine Features:

2012 Interview in the german drum magazine STICKS

2015 Commercial ad for SkyGel Damper Pads in the german drum magazine DRUMS & PERCUSSION

2017 Artist-Feature in the german drum magazine STICKS


2007 „25 grad“ (candycream)

2007 „Smooth“ Mercedes-Benz Mixed Tape Vol. 16 (candycream)

2009 „Chance“ (candycream feat. Tony Momrelle/Incognito)

2009 „Schwarz Rot Gold“ (Leon Taylor)

2012 „Feuer“ (candycream)

2012 „Lass uns leben gehen“ (Tofino)

2012 „Seitdem du bist“ (Tofino)

2015 „Weit Weg“ (mikroHerz)

2016 „live|akustisch|herzlich“ EP (mikroHerz)

2016 „Monster“ (Derbe)

2016 „Twinkle“ (Derbe)

2019 „Ding! (N:AKT)

2020 „Kirekib`ye Kalaay“ (Elham Mohammed)

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