Carsten was born in Berlin and started his career as a professional bass player at the age of 17.

He studied at Bass Institute of Technology BIT in Los Angeles.

As a bass player he worked with Kenny Martin, Bill Bickford, Wolf Simon, RAD, DAN, Romy Haag, Frank Dietz, Jean Jacques Kravetz, the German Band Rosenstolz, Pete “Wyoming” Bender and many more.

From 1994 on he has been working intensively as a producer, composer, arranger and musician in his own studio, producing CDs, jingles, film music, radio plays and sound design, as well as music for commercials and art installations.