Andreas David a.k.a Ydna Murd
Started playing drums in 1982. Lived and worked in Hamburg, Germany before moving to Victoria B.C. Canada in 2005. Professional drummer since 1991. Started the Ydna Murd solo project in 2007.
Teaching: Yamaha Music Station, Hamburg School of Music, Music School Geesthacht, Music School Bargteheide, Music School Abenteuer Musik Eimsbüttel, Academy of Music Powell River, Larsen Music, Victoria. Owner of Westshore Music Academy, Victoria BC.
Online Instructor at DRUMEO, OnlineLessonsTV and Drumtrainer Berlin Online.
Live Gigs and Tours: Garifin, Magic Colours, Popmachine, L.I.N.K., Mutron, Bubujah, David Pomerance, Nova Venus, Zoom, Tequila PG, Alex Nolze Band, Hamburg Soul Choir, So&So Jazz Band, Pfefferminz, Soulattack, Pinx, Urban Vibes, Elephant Bangs Train, Brass Shark, Star Club Musical, Frequency & Fever and many more.
Recording: Many Band recordings (Garifin, Popmachine, L.I.N.K., Tequila PG, Urban Vibes, Songo Sanga, commercial recordings (Sesame Street, several corporate Jingles), latest recording: "Drum&Bass Play-Alongs For The Wicked Drummer", "the single "Put the Bass in my Face and Frequency and Fever's "Fission"
Publications: Author of the “Breakbeat Guide” and the “Hi-Hat Master”, Academy of Music Drum Department Curriculum Workbook, Workshop Author for the German Drum Magazine “Drumheads!” Founder of the successful You Tube channel "Jungleritter", 7 million views, 17,000 subscribers and counting..