Jan Dildei
For me personally, making music primarily shows three important qualities: First, it's kind of meditative - dive into the stream and forget about the rest of the world for a while. Second, music enables me to communicate with my fellow members on a level which is beyond speech and linguistic meaning - quite restorative and marvelously clear. And finally, music is simply straight- forward - you get out what you play in. Or in a less overblown manner: It's only cool if it's rock & roll!
Instruments bass, vocals
Date of Birth March 17th, 1974
The other members characterize him as follows Jens: "Kaleidoscope"
Lisa: "Mr. 100%" / "The philanthro- pic tyrant"
Vidi: "Rock & Roll"
Musical Influences Due to my longtime "career" as a cover musician, I have probably picked up a little bit from every rea- sonably popular bass player of the 70s, 80s, and 90s, but the follow- ing artists have particularly affec- ted my musical development in one way or another: Duff McKagan, Joey DeMaio, Chris Squire, Geddy Lee and John Myung (in order of appear- ance).
All-Time-Favorites Hard to tell, but I like to listen to the following albums every now and again:

- Most of the old (pre 80s) stuff from Yes, and some of their later records
- Awake (Dream Theater)
- Retrospective I (Rush)
- Definitive Collection (Kansas)
- Never for Ever (Kate Bush)
- Remasters (Led Zeppelin)
- Return of the Space Cowboy (Jamiroquai)
- The Kindness of Strangers (Spock’s Beard)
- Slip (Quicksand)
- Twelve Moons (Jan Garbarek)
- IV (Toto)
- Tug of War (Enchant)
- Passion (Peter Gabriel)
Equipment - Tanglewood Peacemaker 5-string
- Hughes & Kettner Basskick 707
- Peavey 410 TVX
- Peavey 115 Black Widow
- Various effect pedals