Born in Waren / Müritz and grew up in a parsonage in Mecklenburg. Classical piano lessons, theory and hearing at the music school Güstrow. At the age of 12 first improvisations and compositions. Jazzklavierstudium at the Musikhochschulen Weimar and Cologne. (Hubert Nuss / Leonid Chizhik, Hans Lüdemann / John Taylor) Compositions for the theater, arrangements Concerts with his jazz piano Trio, solo and trio Lumimare.