Pianist, composer and producer Nik Bärtsch was born 1971 in Zurich. Having received the piano and percussions lessons since the age of 8, he graduated at the Musikhochschule Zürich in 1997. 1989-2001 he studied philosophy, linguistics and musicology at the University of Zurich. He is working as a pianist and composer on his Ritual Groove Music. Bärtsch is also a leader of Mobile (since 1997; with Kaspar Rast, Mats Eser & Sha) and the zen-funk quintet Ronin (since 2001; with Kaspar Rast, Björn Meyer, Andi Pupato & Sha). In addition, he was a instructor for Practical Aesthetics at the Musikhochschule Zürich / Winterthur (2000-2003).
Label: Ronin Rhythm Records