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Marius Wankel, born in 1996 in Heidelberg, is a drummer living in Berlin. After growing up within a musical family he started playing the drums and piano at a very young age. After finishing musical Highschool in Munich he began his studies in Jazz Drums at the University of Music in Würzburg and learned from Bill Elgart and Bastian Jütte.
Through the years he archived several awards in youth competitions "Jugend  musiziert" and "Jugend jazzt" and was awarded twice by the HfM Würzburg. In 2018 he moved to Berlin to continue his studies at the Jazz Institut Berlin with Greg Cohen and Heinrich Köbberling. Despite his young age he already has been working with forward thinking artists such as Roy Nathanson, Isaiah Barr, Philipp Gropper, Uli Kempendorff, Otis Sandsjö, Luki von der Gracht, Ronny Graupe, Wanja Slavin, Myka9, Andromeda Mega Express Orchestra, Evi Filippou, Toby Delius and many more.


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