Tobias Schmid

musician & drum teacher
[email protected]



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!


February 11, 2020

Tuesday Jam (with Dimitri Howald, Samuel Leipold, Valentin v. Fischer)

5ème Etage Bern CH

9:00 pm

February 16, 2020

Rare Window: Performative Reisen vom Fenster zum Raum (with Martina Huber)

Progr Bern CH

6:00 pm

February 21, 2020

Federico Abraham Quartet

LoLa Basel CH

9:00 pm

February 22, 2020

Federico Abraham Quartet

Rost und Gold Zurich CH

8:30 pm

March 4, 2020


ISC (record release concert) Bern CH

8:30 pm

March 5, 2020


Sherlock Lounge Meiringen CH

9:00 pm

March 13, 2020


Chrämerhuus Langenthal CH

9:00 pm

March 19, 2020

Suppléments Musicaux


March 21, 2020


Hombis Salon Zurich CH

9:00 pm

March 22, 2020


Klubkonzerte Sousol Luzern CH

6:30 pm

March 26, 2020


Lokal Basel CH

March 27, 2020


Stockeräbühni Bern CH

8:30 pm

March 28, 2020


Jazz a Primavera Biasca CH

9:00 pm

March 31, 2020


Musikwerkstatt Wels AT

8:00 pm

April 1, 2020


Frau Mayer Wien AT

April 3, 2020


Koliba Tri Studničky Demänovska Dolina SK

April 5, 2020


Piec Art Krakow PL

April 6, 2020


C.Keller Weimar DE

April 7, 2020


Mampf Frankfurt am Main DE

April 8, 2020


KOHI Karlsruhe DE

April 9, 2020


Domicil Dortmund DE

8:00 pm

April 10, 2020


ESSE Musicbar Winterthur CH

8:15 pm

April 11, 2020


Villa Sträuli Winterthur CH

11:00 am

May 16, 2020


Mokka Thun CH

August 7, 2020

Irma Krebs

GuHü Openair Sumiswald 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)