Biography

Ernst Halter (*1961) as a child first started playing accordion. At the age of 17 he switched to the electronic organ, to be able to play more popular music. Many years he performed as an musical entertainer on weddings, dancing- and other events. His playing on the bass pedals was his trademark from the beginning. Later he definitly was infected with the Hammond virus. He discovered his love for the legendary Hammond Organ and the jazz music on this beautiful instruments grow up to his prefered music style.

At the age of 25 Ernst Halter graduated from Jazz School Luzern/Switzerland. The basics in playing the Hammond organ he studied with Peter Dennler in switzerland. In 2011 and 2013 he joined masterclasses with Tony Monaco and Alberto Marsico, which were very important for his further musical development.