TONEFABRIC is an electronic nujazz project influenced by the Café del Mar and Tarifa chill styles. Bernd is joined here by DJ Ismael Venegas.

TONEFABRIC is an electronic nujazz project influenced by the Café del Mar and Tarifa chill styles. The exceptional guitarist  Bernd Voss joined here by DJ Ismael Venegas. Both supportet in 2012 the project "Somar Music"

What do you get when you mix Bach, Hollywood and Flamenco?
Meet BERND VOSS, German guitar player and current resident of Seville in Spain. After completing his studies at music conservatories in Hamburg and Bremen
Voss headed for Los Angeles, California to broaden his guitar playing horizons. (He was later to return to Los Angeles in 1995 to record his acclaimed first solo album "CRAVINGS" featuring top session players Carlos Vega (dr), Jimmy Johnson(bass), Lenny Castro (perc) and David Scott (p)). On his return to Europe Voss toured and recorded with a variety of established, major artists - Dionne Warwick, Umberto Tozzi, N-Sync, Bonnie Tyler - finally settling in Seville where he immediately sought and found access to the budding, vibrant New Flamenco scene there. In Spain he continues to work with major artists: Manuel Carrasco, Miguel Rios, Luis Fonsi, Los del Rio to name but a few. Voss also finds time to pursue and develop his own musical interests. After more than a decade living and playing in and round Seville - the undisputed cradle of Flamenco - in 2009 he released SIESTA EN SEVILLA. This is an excellent album of collaborations recorded over the years with some of the most influential, contemporary Flamenco musicians from the region: guitarists Jose Antonio Rodriguez (Alejandro Sanz) andManolo Franco - pianists Alberto Miras , Jesus Lavilla and Manuel Marvizon - Alameda founding member Luis Moreno and Tarifa based DJ Ismael Venegas.


Ismael begins his career as a DJ in 1989 in Sevilla. During the following years he works as Resident DJ in various Spanish Clubs.  Over the years he joins the stage with the likes of PRODIGY, CHEMICAL BROTHERS,UNION JACK and DJS like Laurent Garnier, Erik Morillo, Jose Padilla or DJ Hell. He also played in electronic orientated music clubs like the "Chill House" in Malaga. Ismaeal worked as teacher in workshops about RADIO and TELEVISION” was also collaborator at MÚSICA Y VÁLVULAS on Canal Sur Radio ,as coordinator for the concert calendar and informations and news in the dance music scene. He works at CANAL SUR RADIO in the program “ENCHILLOUT” , acted as director at LA CIUDAD SONORA EN RADIOPOLIS. a radio program that was orientated at promoting new influences on the Sevillian electronic music scene. As a Producer he works at the label TARIFA RECORDS on Cds that represant new references in ethno, fusion and electronic Styles in a yearly sampler.For example in the productions FLAMENKO DEEP, fusion of Flamenco with bossa,chill and african Rhythms and the album of RAY TASSOLA “Sensations”. As a keyboarder and programmer he composes spots and backings for a diversity of TV and Radio programs.

Discography: Music by Tonefabric 1