born in 1983, is regarded as one of the most interesting personalities in the new generation of World percussionists. His stylistic flexibility and broad musical spectrum have led to him becoming one of the most sought-after musicians in the international Jazz and World Music scene.
He undertook his musical education in the prestigious Academy of Music in Leipzig (Germany). To deepen his knowledge of oriental percussion techniques he spent one year in Istanbul (Turkey) taking tuition from various masters including the legendary Darabuka virtuoso Misirli Ahmet. Sebastian Flaig was a member of the German National Jazz Orchestra (Bundesjazzorchestra) and has played in diverse dance and theatre productions at venues such as the Komische Oper, Berlin and the Bauhaus, Dessau. He has composed music for documentary films and toured in Lebanon, Syria and Turkey.