Samuel Wettstein *1971 born and raised in St. Gallen. He studied piano with Jürg Wyttenbach and Jean-Jacques Dünki at the Hochschule für Musik in Basel. As a pianist and keyboardist he plays in various formations of different styles – New Music, New Improvised Music and Jazz / Rock / Pop – and was involved in numerous world premieres as well as radio and CD productions. He is a founding member of the Albanian jazz band Kapsamun, the ensemble Katarakt and the trio Mo’Wings. He also plays, composes and produces music for theater, film and dance and is intensively involved in electronic music, audio design and percussion. He teaches a piano class at the Musik-Akademie Basel.