Volker Nahrmann Bio
Bassist, Composer, Keyboardist
Volker Nahrmann is a graduate of Berklee College of Music with additional studies in Graz, Austria and Frankfurt, Germany in jazz and classical performance. He is the co-founder of UNU MONDO & BEYOND BORDERS and is the principal bassist for SYMPHONY NH based in Nashua, New Hampshire.
Volker and Randy collaborated on the 1994 CD release, Hand in Hand on the Global Pacific Records label featuring many of his original compositions and his skilled bass & keyboard performances. Volker also performed on the 1989 album, World Dance with Do’a World Music Ensemble that reached the Top 10 of several national charts including #7 in Billboard. In 2015, Volker & Randy co-produced the album, Beyond Borders.
The Boston Pheonix has stated “Nahrmann’s hypnotic solo nearly stopped the show.” Performing together for over thirty-five years, Volker Nahrmann and Randy Armstrong have earned critical acclaim and ever-widening audience enthusiasm. “One of the hottest world music bands in the country” (The Patriot News). “Ridiculously talented!” (Metroland). Volker is the author of the book, The Music of Oscar Pettiford.
Volker also owns the highly successful Narhmann Bass Shop in Billerica, Massachusetts.