Fabian Egger

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Rüthi, St. Gallen, Switzerland
Alma materMusicians Institute in Hollywood, CA
  • Musical director
  • Multi-instrumentalist
  • Music producer
  • Author

Fabian Egger is a Swiss musical director, multi-instrumentalist, producer, and author who lives in Los Angeles.[1] He has worked with several artists such as Big Sean,[1][2][3][4] Adam Lambert,[1][2][3][5] Brian McKnight[2][3][6] and Zedd.[1] He has also appeared in numerous TV shows and has written a book called 88 Keys No Blocks: Piano Fundamentals In The Fast Lane.[7]

Early Life

Egger was born into a musical family in Rüthi, St. Gallen, Switzerland.[1][6] He began playing the drums at the age of 2 and started taking drum lessons at the age of 6.[1][6] Before moving to the United States, he won multiple international drum awards.[1][8]

After studying jazz for more than 10 years in Europe[8][9] and graduating from an economy and law school, Egger moved to Los Angeles, where he had been granted a scholarship at Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA.[1][9] He completed his studies at Musicians Institute within 18 months.[2][8]


Egger was a member of a pop rock/soul band called BRKN RBTZ (pronounced “broken robots”) with David Abrams and Brian McKnight’s sons, Brian Jr. and Niko. BRKN RBTZ recorded their first album in 2012.[10]

From 2013-2015, Egger served as the musical director for Big Sean,[1][2][9] which was praised by Rolling Stone (magazine).[11] His other stage credits include Nicki Minaj, Drake,[1][2][6][9] Wiz Khalifa,[8][9] Jhene Aiko,[2] Zara Larsson,[1][12][13] Gallant (singer),[1] Chord Overstreet,[2] Saygrace[14] and more.

In 2013, Egger was also credited for the arrangement and recording of Grammy Award winner Zedd’s iTunes Session EP.[15]

In 2015, he executive produced and co-wrote German Idol winner Luca Hänni’s album When We Wake Up.[9][15]

Egger is currently the musical director for Marina Diamandis,[6][16] Gashi (rapper),[6] and Lauren Sanderson.[17][18] He has also worked with EDM trio Cheat Codes (DJs),[6] Adam Lambert[2][3] and Brian McKnight.[2][3]

His television appearances include Dancing with the Stars,[1][2][19][20] The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,[1] Late Night with Stephen Colbert,[1] Jimmy Kimmel Live!,[2] The Arsenio Hall Show,[1] NBC’s The Today Show,[1] NCIS: New Orleans,Live with Kelly & Michael,[1] The Wendy Williams Show,[12] BET’s 106 & Park,[18] VH1’s Big Morning Buzz Live,[18] Good Morning Austria,[21] SRF Glanz und Gloria,[12] TVO Mensche ide Ostschwiz[22] and SRF’s 1 vs 100.[23]

In 2019, Egger wrote a book called 88 Keys No Blocks: Piano Fundamentals In The Fast Lane.[7] ASIN : B07RL4MN6P

Egger is sponsored by Paiste Cymbals[24] and Mapex Drums.[25]

In the media



  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 "Meet Fabian Egger in Hollywood". VoyageLA. September 18, 2008. Retrieved October 16, 2020.
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 "MI Success Story: Fabian Egger". Musicians Institute. Retrieved October 16, 2020.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 "Fabian Egger". Marco Basci Music. Retrieved October 16, 2020.
  4. Egger, Fabian (December 9, 2014). Fabian Egger on the Drums with Big Sean (YouTube video). Retrieved October 16, 2020.
  5. "Fabian Egger is the Current Drummer for American Signer/Songwriter Adam Lambert". MI Alumni Network. Musicians Institute. Retrieved October 16, 2020.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 von Arx, Marlène (22 March 2020). "Dieser St. Galler ist dick im Musikgeschäft in Los Angeles". Blue News (in German). Blue News. Retrieved October 16, 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)
  7. 7.0 7.1 "88 Keys No Blocks: Piano Fundamentals In The Fast Lane". Amazon.com. Amazon. Retrieved October 16, 2020.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 "Seraphic Productions". Beatstars. Retrieved October 16, 2020.
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.5 Seydel, Rory (September 15, 2015). "How to Rock Madison Square Garden Without Getting On Stage". Landr. Retrieved October 16, 2020.
  10. von Arx, Marlène (June 6, 2012). "Schlag auf Schlag". Tagblatt (in German). Retrieved October 16, 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)
  11. Rosenthal, Jeff (August 28, 2013). "Big Sean Is 'Finally Famous' in New York". Rolling Stone. Rolling Stone. Retrieved October 16, 2020.
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 "Schweizer in L.A. – Fabian Egger der Musikproduzent". SRF. SRF. March 17, 2017. Retrieved October 16, 2020.
  13. Bont, Noémie (March 17, 2019). "Rheintaler gibt in Hollywood den Takt an". FM1Today. FM1Today. Retrieved October 16, 2020.
  14. Banz, Esther (September 16, 2016). "Meister der Beasts" [Master of the Beats]. Migros Magazine (in German). Migros.{{cite magazine}}: CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)
  15. 15.0 15.1 "Fabian Egger". AllMusic. AllMusic. Retrieved October 16, 2020.
  16. Amirehteshami, Madison (October 7, 2019). "Marina doesn't need diamonds to shine". DailyTitan.com. Daily Titan. Retrieved October 16, 2020.
  17. Egger, Fabian. "Untitled". FabianEgger.com. Retrieved October 16, 2020.
  18. 18.0 18.1 18.2 "Fabian Egger". Lesson Squad. Lesson Squad. Retrieved October 16, 2020.
  19. Zara Larsson Network (Uploader) (October 5, 2016). Zara Larsson - Ain't My Fault & Never Forget You - Dancing With The Stars (YouTube video). Retrieved October 16, 2020.
  20. Egger, Fabian. "Untitled". FabianEgger.com. Retrieved October 16, 2020.
  21. Egger, Fabian. "Dates". FabianEgger.com. Retrieved October 16, 2020.
  22. "Mensche i de Ostschwiz". TVO-online.ch. Retrieved October 19, 2020.
  23. Ruhland, Florian (January 20, 2020). Luca Hänni - Du Bist Sonntag. Live Bei SRF1. 1 Gegen 100 (YouTube video) (in German). Retrieved October 16, 2020.{{cite AV media}}: CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)
  24. "Fabian Egger (US) #Marina Diamandis, Gashi, Cheat Codes". Paiste.com. Retrieved October 19, 2020.
  25. "Fabian Egger". MapexDrums.com. Retrieved October 19, 2020.

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