Born in 1984, Benedikt Stehle’s style is best described as “deep pocket groove meets energetic musical energy”. He has lived in New York and Los Angeles, participating in both of their music scenes after studying at the Berklee College of Music in Boston and the LA College of Music in Los Angeles both on full Scholarships.
Since the age of 17, he has been a part of international studio productions, big tours, and TV shows playing drums,percussion and singing backing vocals for artists such as: Beth Hart, Fanfare Ciocarlia, Barbara Tucker, Sandhy Sondoro, Della Miles, The Weather Girls, Drum Connection, Anastacia, Morten Harket (A-HA) and many more.
As well as touring around the Globe he is regularly recording for the music and movie industry as an experienced studio musician.
Benedikt is based in Berlin, Germany.
Visit: benediktstehle.com

Gear:


Ludwig Drums Set-Up:

Studio:

Ludwig Classic Maple Drums
24’’ Bass Drum
12’’ Tom
15’’ Floor Tom
18’’ Floor Tom

Snares:

6×14’’ Black Beauty
8×14’’ Coliseum
6.5×14’’ Supraphonic
5.5×14 Classic Maple
3×13’’ Handhammered Brass Piccolo

Live:

Ludwig Vistalite Clear Drums
24’’ Bass Drum
13’’ Tom
16” Floor Tom
18” Floor Tom
14” Snare

All Istanbul Agop Cymbals:

Studio:

16” Traditional Thin Hi Hat
22’’ Traditional Dark Crash
24’’ Traditional Dark Crash
24’’ Traditional Dark Ride

Live:

15’’ Mantra Hi Hat
20” Mantra Crash
22’’ Mantra Ride

Sometimes uses live also:

13’’ Traditional Hi Hat