Christian Lillinger

Suture Soven 2018

Christian Lillinger (drums) + Thomas Lehn (analogue synthesizer)

Born on April 21st 1984 in Lübben, he started playing drums at the age of 13 and was studied at the “Carl Maria von Weber” in Dresden from 2000 to 2004. From 2001 to 2003 he was a member of “Bujazzo” under the direction of Peter Herbholzheimer. In 2000 he won the International Improvisation Contest in Leipzig. Since 2002 he’s been collaborating intensively with HYPERACTIVE KID. In 2008 he formed his own band GRUND, which in September 2009 and 2013 on the label Clean Feed appeared. 2009 co-founder of the band GRÜNEN, which appears in September 2010 on the Clean Feed label. 2010 Concerts and cooperation in the band by John Tchicai with Christopher Dell and Jonas Westergaard, which appears in December 2012 on the label Jazzwerkstatt. He performed in concerts and at festivals in Europe, Asia and USA. He played with Joachim Kühn, Beat Furrer, David Liebmann, Leo Smith, Wiliam Parker, Evan Parker, Miroslav Vitous, Luis Sclavis, Joe Lovano Tony Malaby, etc. Lillinger is living in Berlin since 2003 working as a musician and composer.