Achim Seifert is a German/ Turkish Bassist and composer, who was born 1985 in Germany. After falling in love with experimental rock he finally turned over to Jazz at a young age. After school he studied 3 years at the “Hochschule für Musik und Theater“ with Lars Hansen and Detlef Beier and had workshops with Matt Penman, Jean Michel-Pilc, Nils Wogram, Jochen Rückert, and Rainer Winch.
Furthermore Achim studied Bass at „Berklee College of Music“ in Boston on a scholarship with people like Oscar Stagnaro, Lincoln Goines, Hal Crook, David Fiuczynski, Andy Mcghee, Dave Samuels, Sarah Brindell, Eguie Castrillo, Wayne Krantz and many more.
After his debut record "Plans to wake up on the beach", which had a remarkable impact on the scene, his second album will be officially released by ART OF GROOVE RECORDS, home of artists like Snarky Puppy and Trilok Gurtu.
Besides playing, Achim wrote a bass column for the german bass magazine "Bassprofessor", which is one of the biggest in the country.
In october 2010, the Achim Seifert Project (A.S.P.) won the 1st Prize at the national competition "Future Sounds", which is hosted by one of the biggest jazzfestivals in Europe called "Leverkusener Jazztage".
Aside from that, Achim is teaching bass and ensemble classes at Universtity of Music in Osnabrück.
In 2014, he was ask by jazzlegend TRILOK GURTU to tour with his group, which is a massive honour and a unique chance for him to grow, both musically and personally.

In 2016, Achim was nominated for an “ECHO-JAZZ“- award (german pendant for the american grammy-award) in the category
“best bassist, national“.

Moreover, he did studio- and composition work for Popstars like UDO LINDENBERG, MAX MUTZKE, JOY DENALANE and ALVARO SOLER.

Achim endorses Markbass and Monocases.