Marius Leicht has studied Jazz Piano at the college of music Carl-Maria-von-Weber in Dresden, Germany. Even before this time of intense concentration on music, he developed an adoration for vintage analog synthesizers, electric pianos and the Hammond Organ. Over the years he amassed a lot of those instruments, recently pieced together in his Weltklang Tonstudio, where he records his solo works as well as music of his bands Polis and Arbeitskreis fuer moderne Instrumentalmusik and hosts recording sessions with different other artists such as the Martin Miller Session Band with renowned guests like Andy Timmons or Paul Gilbert.
Set up on stage, the collection of instruments is reminiscent of the days of Tangerine Dream or Jean-Michel Jarre. But the influences for Leichts solo work are broad and range from the piano improvisations of Keith Jarrett through the Minimal Music of Philip Glass to recent Neo Classic Artists like Nils Frahm.
He’s currently working on his debut solo album, coming up in 2021.