Micha Acher

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Micha Acher performing with the Alien Ensemble (2015)
Micha Acher performing with The Notwist (2008)

Micha Acher (* 1971 in Schongau ) is a German musician (bass, trumpet, flugelhorn, keyboards, trombone, composition) from the Upper Bavarian town of Weilheim .


During his school days, Acher founded a band with his brother Markus and Johannes Enders , which would later become the experimental jazz combo Tied & Tickled Trio . As a trumpeter, he has been part of the New Orleans Dixie Stompers group , led by his father Julius Acher, since 1988 . Acher still plays in this band today.

He studied trumpet and piano at the Richard Strauss Conservatory in Munich . During his studies he belonged to the Bavarian Youth Jazz Orchestra under the direction of Dusko Goykovich and Harald Rüschenbaum and to the Federal Jazz Orchestra under Peter Herbolzheimer .

He has celebrated his greatest success so far as the bass player in the group The Notwist , but he has also become known with various side projects in the music scene that has formed around the record label Hausmusik . In addition to Tied & Tickled Trio, the bands Village of Savoonga , Ms John Soda , 3 Shades of Blues , Ogonjok and, since 2005, 13 & God , a project by The Notwist with Themselves from the record label Anticon, should be mentioned here . In 2011 he took over the musical direction of the Threepenny Opera at the Munich Volkstheater . As a composer he wrote the music for feature and documentary films together with his brother Markus; In 2010 he received the gold film music award for the film Sturm . He also wrote the theater music for productions by Christian Stückl in the Volkstheater in Munich.

Micha Acher is married and has two children.


Solo projects

  • Micha Acher

Studio musician

Bands in which Micha Acher has worked as a studio musician:


Web links

Commons : Micha Acher  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. a b c short portrait
  2. https://www.sueddeutsche.de/muenchen/starnberg/musik-der-vater-des-erfalts-1.4234244