Hans Roth

Hans Roth

date of birth: 13 December - Sagittarius

Instrument:
bass guitar Warwick Streamer Stage One and Warwick Amp.

musical career:
guitar education at the mandolin club in Zell-Weierbach, then bass guitar in the bands Escorial, Baracudas, several gala bands, Rock `n` Roll Shakers and since 1986 (with a short time-out) The Tom Robin Band.

My favourite song from the band`s repertoire:
"Just a Gigolo".

Which instrument I would have learned, if not bass guitar?
any other kind of bass.

What would I do, if I were Bundeskanzler for one day?
I would engage the Tom Robin Band to play at the Bundespresseball.

My wishes for the future:
healthiness and that we are able to make music together for many more years.

Manfred Läufer

Manfred Läufer

date of birth: 21 September - Virgo

Instruments:
all kinds of saxophones, clarinet and transverse flute.

musical career:
Since my childhood days up to the present day, I'm an active member of the town band of Haslach and I also play in several Bands like Tanzkapelle Ringleaders, Rhythm and Sound Soulband, Jack James Town Ramblers (dixie band), Big Band Surprise, Rock’n’Roll Shakers and of course the Tom Robin Band.

My favourite song from the band`s repertoire:
"Unchain my heart" by Joe Cocker.

Which instrument I would have learned, if not saxophone?
Piano.

What would I do, if I were Bundeskanzler for one day?
Found an official anniversary day for animals.

My wishes for the future:
That the harmony within the band and the productive musical work continues.

Steven Böhringer

Steven Böhringer

date of birth: 13 November - Scorpio

Instruments:
trumpet, flugelhorn, percussions.

musical career:
musical education at the musical society of Allmannsweier, then Big Band Top C, Navy Music Corps Nordsee, the town band of Kenzingen and since 1999 a member of the Tom Robin Band.

My favourite song from the band`s repertoire:
Cherry Pink (Gummi Mambo).

Which instrument I would have learned, if not trumpet?
Piccolo, because I wouldn't have to carry so much :--)) but on the other hand... then I would not be able to play these beautiful trumpet solos.

What would I do, if I were Bundeskanzler for one day?
I would allow the Bundestag an extra holiday and test the Parlamentssaal`s acoustics with a solo concert.

My wishes for the future:
That I can continue to make music and play on stages with such great friends and musicians and to delight people all over the world with beautiful concerts.

Maximilian Schmieder

Maximilian Schmieder

date of birth: 30 October - Scorpio

Instrument:
drums (Tama Exotic Bobinga).

musical career:
musical education at the town band of Wolfach, then the rock band Phoenix, training orchestra of the German Armed Forces in Hilden, Big Band Top C and then I started to play temporarily at the Tom Robin Band and now I want to stay there forever.

My favourite song from the band`s repertoire:
"Trini Lopez Medley"- everything with swing.

Which instrument I would have learned, if not drums?
Cello.

What would I do, if I were Bundeskanzler for one day?
A pay raise for all musicians (especially for drummers).

My wishes for the future:
healthiness and more amazing music with my respected friends and colleagues – and always a full house at the „Raben Haslach“.

Marijan Cacic

Marijan Cacic

date of birth: 19 June - Gemini

Instrument:
Keys.

musical career:
Studied piano at the State college of music, professional musician since 20 years, MTG Studio Production Chief, Tom Robin Band.

My favourite song from the band`s repertoire:
"I’m so excited".

Which instrument I would have learned, if not keyboard?
All the others.

What would I do, if I were Bundeskanzler for one day?
Nothing – because if I did something, I guess I would have to lie.

My wishes for the future:
healthiness – all the other things come naturally.

Herbert Steinert

Herbert Steinert

date of birth: 17 January - Capricorn

Instruments:
guitar - Fender Strat, Telecaster, Gibson SG 345 TD with Vox AC 15, Marshall Combo, Roland JC 120, Blues Harp Hohner.

musical career:
education in the musical society on the Bb French horn, then dance band Drugstore, Dr. Stones Bluesband, Rock `n` Roll Shakers, Tom Robin Band, MTG producer of several music projects.

My favourite song from the band`s repertoire:
There are very many – these are just some: Rockin all over the world, Nutbush city limits, Crying at the discotheque, everything by The Stones & The Beatles.

Which instrument I would have learned, if not guitar?
Drums and once again guitar from the very beginning with Eric Clapton as my teacher :--))

What would I do, if I were Bundeskanzler for one day?
I would take the day off – or I would like to be Bundeskanzler for one year with Altkanzler Helmut Schmidt by my side.

My wishes for the future:
healthiness, the same energy and enthusiasm and many more round-the-world cruises.

Tom Robin

Tom Robin

date of birth: 22 December - Capricorn

Instruments:
„Voice“, keyboard, accordion.

musical career:
As a pupil, I was in the accordion club and in the trombone choir and after that came the first school band named „Crossfire“. At the Bundeswehr, I was director of a music corps. Parallel to this, I founded the cult band „Rock `n` Roll Shakers“ together with Herbert, Hans, Manfred and Pit and started the first professional dance and backing band for artists, which was called „United Music“. From this band emerged the Tom Robin Band that still exists today. Furthermore, I had several years of singing education in Freiburg and as a solo artist, I can look back on several successful CD productions.

My favourite song from the band`s repertoire:
Especially the songs by Sinatra, Jones and Elvis Presley – and of course my own hits.

Which instrument I would have learned, if not keyboard?
Drums and percussions.

What would I do, if I were Bundeskanzler for one day?
choir practice in parliament .

My wishes for the future:
healthiness and peace for everyone and being able to keep the fun and excitement when I´m singing.

Patty Gisler

Patty Gisler

date of birth: 12 September - Virgo

Instruments:
Voice and piano.

musical career:
8 years of piano lessons at the musical school in Offenburg, singing education in Freiburg, since 2005 singer in several bands and music projects in the genres Musical, Pop and Jazz. Since 2008 singer of the Tom Robin Band, first TV appearances on SWR.

My favourite song from the band`s repertoire:
"What a feeling".

Which instrument I would have learned, if I wouldn't be singer?
I should spend more time playing the piano.

What would I do, if I were Bundeskanzler for one day?
I would establish an official holiday for music. On that day, people were not allowed to talk but only to sing.

My wishes for the future:
More amazing concerts in Germany and all over the world with my good friends.

Manuela Hertenstein

Manuela Hertenstein

date of birth: 11 August - Leo

Instruments:
Voice, transverse flute.

musical career:
accordion lessons at the age of 8 – transverse flute lessons at the age of 12, 10 years of transverse flute in the musical society, singer of the dance bands „Sunset“ and „Caprice“, singing education, active member of a gospel choir and a church choir, several projects in churches and musical societies, part of the project Modi Vivendi with B. Schaffrath, party music with the bands „Pina Colada“ and „Colorados“. Since 2007 first concerts with „Tom Robin in trio“ at the Dollenberg Hotel and in France, several TV appearances with the MTG project „Südwind69“, singer of the Tom Robin Band – also together with my colleague Patty :--)) .

My favourite song from the band's repertoire:
"Mitten im Paradies", "Island in the stream".

Which instrument I would have learned, if I wouldn`t be singer?
Bass, guitar, piano, saxophone, trumpet and and and... (but each one with passion)

What would I do, if I were Bundeskanzlerin for one day?
I would instantly engage the Tom Robin Band.

My wishes for the future:
Peace, healthiness, love and music for everyone.