|Born in Lohne, Germany, in 1969, guitarist Hans Fahling began studying music
on his own at the age of 15.
In 1990, he moved to Los Angeles to attend the
Musicians Institute, where he studied Jazz Theory and Improvisation with Scott
Henderson, Joe Diorio, and Sid Jacobs, a.o.. He completed the MI degree and
later his Bachelor degree (Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle) with highest
Living in Seattle now, Hans has been working and recording with the mentors
he studied with at Cornish: The 1997 release “Before Tomorrow” (CD)
features Julian Priester as special guest artist and was produced by Jim Knapp,
who also had an important influence on the development of Hans’s talents in
Hans is currently writing for, and working with, his quartet. He teaches
at the Seattle Drum School of Music, leading a series of jazz workshops as well
as instruction in jazz & popular guitar.