Max Klaas was born in NRW, Germany in 1993. When he was 12 years old he switched from drums to percussion. One year later his first television performance was at German TV Show “TV TOTAL”.
At the age of 14, Max had already joined the WDR Big Band for three concerts. In 2008 Max became youngest member of National Jazz Orchestra, which was not long after he and the Orchestra were awarded the WDR Jazz Price. He is also a member of the legendary Royal Street Orchestra.
Max has been appearing, touring and sharing the stage with Mellow Mark, Volkan Bayder, Mohammed Rheda, Onita Boone, Henrik Freischlader, Peilomat, Sydney Youngblood, Ralph Valenteano, Andreas Bourani, Madcon, Schäl Sich Brass Band and many more. Click here to read more about him.