Hampus Melin (Sweden/Germany; drums)

Started playing at an early age and later studied five years at the Rhythmic Music Conservatory in Copenhagen, Denmark.
First began playing klezmer after moving to Berlin in 2005 and joining Daniel Kahn & The Painted Bird. Together they have made several records and toured extensively in both Europe and the U.S. 

In 2012 he formed his own klezmer dance band, You Shouldn't Know From It, (www.knowfromit.com), together with, amongst others, french clarinet player Samuel Maquin. The band has already released its first self titled CD and played with such guest artists as Sanne Möricke and Sasha Lurje.
Also active and touring with many different bands from the Berlin jazz scene, including The Goodnight Circus and Vertreibung Aus Dem Paradies.

photo by Irina Steinbrecher