Tobias Schmid

musician & drum teacher
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November 10, 2019
CD release Irma Krebs

November 29 will be a big day in the life of the still young band Irma Krebs: We are going to celebrate the second release of new recordings. In March 2019 there were five rudimentary recorded songs, this time it is going to be twelve well sounding little works! The CD is going to be released at a special concert at a secret venue in Bern CH. (Announcement of the venue: November 29 on facebook)

November 29 secret venue Bern CH

September 5, 2019
Video Release - Ilya Alabuzhev

The first concert of this spcial jazz quintet with two bassists was already filmed: On the occasion of the record release concert on May 3 Alex Ventling filmed some very nice one shots. And today finally the first video was released!

August 13, 2019
Two concerts on August 24

On Saturday, August 24 I am going to play at two great events - with two great bands:

Irma Krebs Lorrainechilbi ("Brache" at Centralweg) Bern 3:00 pm

Taro Stadtfest (Schulthess stage) Brugg 8:00 pm

July 12, 2019
Taro Video-Release: Wrong Perception

Taro haben soeben ein brandneues Video vom Song Wrong Perception veröffentlicht. Es ist die erste Aufnahme in der aktuellen Besetzung. Nun freuen wir uns auf die Recording-Session fürs neue Album Ende September. Zuvor spielen wir aber noch zwei Konzerte:

24. August Stadtfest Brugg

26. September Gaskessel Bern

June 15, 2019
Stahlwerk auf Crowdify

Drei Jahre nach dem Erstling Grund nimmt Stahlwerk im September sein zweites Album auf. Unterstütze das Projekt auf Crowdify und lasse dir das fertige Album oder etwas anderes lustiges nach Hause liefern!


December 14, 2019


Hombis Salon Zurich CH

9:00 pm

December 21, 2019

Kleine Insel (with Patrick Joray, Michael Beck and Thomas Dürst)

Schwarztorstrasse 81 Bern CH

8:30 pm

January 10, 2020


Lichtspielhaus Gloria Immendingen DE

January 11, 2020


Luke Ludwigsburg DE

January 13, 2020


Schon Schön Mainz DE

January 14, 2020


Jazz ohne Stress Freiburg i.B. DE

January 15, 2020


house concert Zollikofen CH

January 16, 2020


Bird's Eye Basel CH

8:30 pm

January 21, 2020

Tuesday Jam (with Michael Beck, Christoph Utzinger)

5ème Etage Bern CH

9:00 pm

February 22, 2020

Federico Abraham Quartet

Rost und Gold Zurich CH


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Tobias Schmid lives and works as a freelance musician in Bern, Switzerland.

since 2019
band Ilya Alabuzhev (Jazz)

since 2018
bands Taro (Alternative), Irma Krebs (Blues), Federico Abraham Quartet (Latin Jazz)

two month stay in New York City (classes with Jochen Rueckert, Guillermo Klein)

since 2015
band ILJA (Contemporary Jazz)

since 2014
band Stahlwerk (Contemporary Jazz, free improvisation)

since 2013
musical accompaniment of diverse theater and dance projects

2011 - 2016
bachelor and master studies with focus jazz drums
University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland – Academy of Music Basel
classes with Gregor Hilbe, Jorge Rossy, Norbert Pfammatter, Julio Barreto, Malcolm Braff, Guillermo Klein

since 2008
engagements in diverse bands (jazz, singer-songwriter, funk, soul, brazilian jazz) as well as classical symphony orchestras

born in Bern, Switzerland

curriculum vitae (german)




free trial lesson (30 minutes)
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The teaching room is in Muri (Bern), about 15 minutes away from the city center.

information sheet drum lessons (german)