Electric Bass, Double Bass | Genre: Jazz

“Stringing up my basses with Thomastik-Infeld strings always makes my instrument sound exactly the way I want it to. There is no other string out there that feels like it belongs on my instrument, which at the end of the day simply allows my bass to be a conduit for creativity”

Bret Higgins plays Jazz Flat Wound strings on his electric bass and Belcanto and Spirocore strings on his double bass.


Hemage Bass

David Friesen has recorded over 78 CD's as a leader/ co-leader and appeared as a sideman or featured artist on more than 100 recordings. He has performed and/ or recorded with many of the great names and legends of jazz.

David Friesen

"It’s been said of David Friesen that he does for the art of bass playing what Pythagoras did for the triangles" - Patrick Hinely / Jazz Times

Guitarist | Genre: Jazz

dirk k, originally from Germany, studied at the Musikhochschule Koeln. He refined his studies at GIT/ Musicians Institute in Hollywood, California and at Berklee School of Music in Boston, MA.

He is an accomplished guitarist, whose carrier begun in the early 1990s. Releasing 14 CD's as a Recording Artist on Sony, Bellaphon, Fuzzy Music and on his own independent label DIP Records.

Dirk K

Dirk K plays strings exclusively by Thomastik-Infeld Vienna

Guitarist | Genre: Jazz

Born 22.04.1966

Studied: classical guitar at the University of Music Graz/Austria
Jazzguitar at the University of Music Vienna

Workshops with: Butch Morris, Hary Pepl, Mike Stern, Joe Diorio, Alegre Correa

Edi Köhldorfer plays Powerbrights PB110 strings by Thomastik-Infeld Vienna.


Cologne based guitar player Hanno Busch is an exciting as well as inspiring musician. Hard to imagine anyone in the european music scene more suited to combine a very own recognizable style and an inimitable yet developing sound with flexibility and inquisitiveness, which lets him merge even seemingly contradicting points on a musical map.

Hanno Busch

Hanno Busch plays RP111 Powerbrights E-Guitar strings by Thomastik-Infeld Vienna

Bass | Genre: Jazz

Juan García-Herreros, also known by his stage name "Snow Owl", is a Colombian born world-renowned electric bassist. With his special instrument, a six-string Contra Bass Guitar, he has performed with world famous stars of all genres - including several Grammy / Oscar award winners and nominees. For his own music, he has been honored with numerous prestigious awards. His work and virtuosity with the Contra Bass Guitar has been received with the highest recognition from international Bass and Music publications.

Juan bass

Juan Garcia Herreros plays Infeld e-bass strings by Thomastik-Infeld Vienna

An outcry went through the metal scene, when Peter „Peavy“ Wagner and Victor Smolski of RAGE declared the end of their musical collaboration in the beginning of February 2015. Since André Hilgers also had to leave his place behind the drums, rumors were running high quickly and there was even talk about RAGE would call it quits. Though Peavy made it clear over and over again in interviews that the new line‐up of the band was already positioned, the names of his new band mates remained untold.


Marcos Rodriguez (left) plays RP109 Powerbrights E-guitar strings, Peavy Wagner (middle) plays EB345 Powerbass E-bass strings by Thomastik-Infeld Vienna

Guitarist | Genre: Metal

“The Thomastik Power Brights strings are in my life for many years, and really are one of best guitar strings in the world, well above other brands. Thomastik strives in giving us a great quality and the best technology for our best performance, either live stage or studio recordings. The Magnecore is perfect for me and my pH problems!".


Rodrigo Poblete uses RP111 Power Brights strings by Thomastik-Infeld Vienna

Guitarist | Genre: Metal

- Producer, composer with over 10 million sold sound records worldwide, lecturer and author of one of Germany's most successful guitar instructional DVD "School OfMetal"
- Guitarist of the internationally known bands RAGE and LINGUA MORTIS ORCHESTRA (already had 12 albums in the Media Control Charts; latest album " LMO " at No. 24)
- 3rd place in the National Eurovision Song Contest on Pro7 in 2009, as well as several appearances on "tv total" with Stefan Raab with RAGE

Victor with guitar

Viktor Smolski plays Power Bights RP109 e-guitar strings by Thomastik-Infeld Vienna.


With 14 Wolfgang found the Way to the 6 Strings which are still his World. The exploration of the Guitar started Autodidact and built it's Track through Private Teachers all the Way to the well known Musicians Institute / Hollywood California.
From 1989 - 1996 Wolfgang was on Tour with his first Professional Band. In that Time the musical Way crossed with several international Acts like, the E Street Band orThe Platters.


Wolfgang Laab plays Infeld und Plectrum guitar strings by Thomastik-Infeld Vienna