|We hope now that you stop reading for a moment and seriously ask yourself: Why have I bought this CD, anyhow? ... — Tom Gsteiger
Fabian Gisler (double bass) was born on August 18th 1977 in Zürich. He graduated at Swiss Jazz School in Berne where he studied with Peter Frei, Reggie Johnson, Bert Joris, Rufus Reid and Andy Scherrer. Meanwhile Fabian attended Workshops led by Ray Brown, George Gruntz, Dave Liebman, Joe Lovano and George Mraz and he also won several prizes namely at ‹Generations – International Jazzmeeting Frauenfeld› and ‹New Jazz Generation Contest› Bern. From 2000 to 2002 Fabian Gisler appeared as regular member of the Klezmer Group ‹Kolsimcha› playing concerts in Europe and in the USA.
Furthermore Fabian Gisler played with: Franco Ambrosetti, Gianni Basso, Bill Carrothers, Philip Catherine, Don Friedman, Dusko Gojkovic, Tony Lakatos, Robert Lakatos, Dado Moroni, Adam Nussbaum, Dick Oats, Dré Pallemaerts, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Gary Smulyan, Donny McCaslin, Mark Soskin, Matthieu Michel, Makaya Ntshoko, Andy Scherrer, Roman Schwaller, Co Streiff, Nat Su, Kenny Werner und Nils Wogram.
Not only being a very busy sideman in several Bands, Fabian Gisler also maintains his own quartet featuring Colin Vallon, John Schröder and Henrik Walsdorff.