Stefan Schönegg (*1986), born in Heppenheim, raised in Konstanz. Studied Classical and Jazz double bass in Berlin and Cologne, lives and works in Cologne. Works in between Improvised Music, Jazz, Classical Avantgarde. Founding member of the Cologne collective for improvised and contemporary music IMPAKT.

As a demanded sideman Stefan plays concerts all over Europe and beyond. He worked amongst others with: Arto Lindsay, Theo Bleckmann, Simon Nabatov, Eve Risser, Tom Rainey, Ingrid Laubrock, Sebastian Sternal, Jonas Burgwinkel, Philip Zoubek, Matthias Muche. Besides working with his own quartet Enso and octet BIG Enso, which deal with quiet intensities in between free improvisation and composition, he is involved in numerous projects like the Simon Nabatov Trio, Schmid‘s Huhn, Eva Klesse Quartett, Totenhagen and many more.