Following his studies at the Percussion Institute of Technology in Los Angeles the „Groovemaster made in Germany“ (drums & percussion Magazin) clocked up various chart hits in Germany’s Top 100 as well as a number one hit in the American Billboard Charts with innumerous gigs all around the world and dozens of CDs .

Dirk has played with many big names in the international music scene, such as Gloria Gaynor, Kruder & Dorfmeister, Pee Wee Ellis, West Bam, Inga Rumpf, Elen to name a few.

He was the regular drummer of the German hiphop group Jazzkantine for 16 years, awarded with the Echo and Jazz-Echo. Dirk is the drummer for the funk/soul act Count Basic since more than 20 years.

He runs his own recording studio in Berlin and produces music for Universal Publishing Production Music.