welcome

Welcome to my website... I am Stephan Emig, drummer and percussionist. I work with various artists live and in the studio and teach at different schools. Please enjoy your stay and take a look around... Thank you for stopping by!
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escaping the rain

I really enjoyed some days off in the summer and am happy and grateful to have some awesome projects ahead of me. After finishing the last shows with triosence before our autumn-break, I will be travelling to Slovenia to work with Erik EPP Platon and my friend and producer Zarko Pak again. 3 weeks of studio work and live shows, hopefully combined with some good weather, too :-) Continue Reading

hidden beauty

Hello dear visitor,

after finishing the tour with Klaus Lage and Planting Robots I will spend most part of 2017 working with triosence.
We will present our CD "Hidden Beauty" (released end of march with Sony Music / Okeh Records) live on the road.
The picture on the left is the cover of our new CD. Continue Reading

The Voice of Germany & Klaus Lage

(c) by Charlie Spieker I am so happy and looking forward to what is coming up this year. Looks like 2017 will be the busiest year I have had so far and I am grateful for working with each one of the artists I am allowed to accompany. After finishing the "Voice of Germany in Concert" tour and the first leg of Klaus Lage's "Blaue Stunde" tour it is now time to start with my own group PLANTING ROBOTS. But first things first... here are some impressions from these tours. Continue Reading

Breaking News: I am part of the MEINL family

No fake news… it is true and I am really grateful how Meinl and especially Stephan Hänisch made me feel welcome to their artist family. Starting with the Voice of Germany Tour at the end of 2016 I have been using Meinl cymbals and Meinl percussion instruments. I found the perfect sounds for my upcoming work… Continue Reading

balance between diversity and creativity

Life as a musician can be very diverse and colorful. Sometimes this diversitiy includes tight schedules and requires a flexibility to dive into each project’s or job’s own world within no time. This can be mentally and phisically very challenging and at cost of your own creativity. My medicine against this stress is relaxation, strict… Continue Reading

triosence tour and CD recording

With triosence we have been busy during the summer, being on the road, rehearsing and trying new songs at our concerts and finally recording the upcoming CD at Schloss Elmau. The picture on the left is the view from my room during the recording session. Could have been worse :-) Continue Reading

recording with Michael Reed

After coming back from Thailand I continued working with various artists like triosence, Edgar Knecht, Fresh Music Live and Groth & Bennecke Quintett. One of the highlights was to record at Hansa Studios Berlin with renowned arranger and conductor Michael Reed for Spotlight Musicals Continue Reading