Thomsen "Slowey" Merkel, grew up in Berlin, graduated from the contact course for popular music at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Hamburg. Since then, he has worked as a freelance electric/contra bassist and songwriter for various artists, studio/theater and film productions. Leonce and Lena is now the ninth collaboration with Ulrich Rasche. Concerts and recordings for: Bosse, Phillip Boa and the Voodooclub, Mark Forster, Tom Schilling, Chakuza, Kungfu, Julia Marcell, Andreas Bourani, Fotos, Pohlmann, Cäthe etc.
Photo: Wioleta Piotrowska