In the year 1982, Hilko Schomerus´ passion for the world of percussion was awakened. After acquiring a wealth of experience as an autodidact in various bands performing in the region surrounding his home town of Freden / Leine, he ended up studying at the Hanover-based Percussion Academia led by Freddie Santiago. Numerous field trips took him, among other things, to West Africa, Venezuela and Indonesia.
As a studio and live musician, he has often been booked to work together with artists such as Randy Crawford, Quincy Jones, DJ Bobo, Fury in the Slaughterhouse, Bootsie Collins, Fred Wesley, Phil Collins, Cultured Pearls, Roachford, Echt, Mousse T., Inga Rumpf, Roger Cicero, Max Mutzke, Guildo Horn, NDR Big Band and many more.
Whenever he is not on tour, at the studio or composing music scores for movies (such as the soundtrack of “Mongol”), he works as a lecturer at various academies and universities.
Drummer and percussionist
The absolutely best complement and most perfect alternative to skin instruments
Cajon, Crash Box
Rock, pop, soul, funk, etc
DJ Bobo, Bahamas Sound Club, Mellow Melange, Schné-Ensemble