Doris Decker was born in Hamburg (Northern Germany) where she completed pop courses at the Hamburger Musikhochschule. After having made a name for herself in the best clubs in Hamburg, she been touring all over the world as a saxophone player. Together with Anselm Kluge, she founded in 1987 the marching band Tätärä, plays with Udo Lindenberg, and has played with Kurt Maloo (Double), Bosse, Revolverheld, Marianne Rosenberg, Stefan Gwildis und Raphaél Marionneau.
Doris Decker’s personal songs reflect the impressions of a woman who has seen a big part of the world, all those inspirations and influences she received there are published on her “Doris’ Guesthouse” productions.
Doris Decker received platinum for the song “Verbotene Stadt” — released on Udo Lindenbergs’ No.1 album “Stark wie zwei”. Her children’s song “Ich bin ein Delphin” was nominated for the Rio Reiser Songwriting prize in 1997 and another one, “Gary Gary”, was performed on nationwide TV show “The true Grand Prix”.
As a saxophonist, she has played with artists like Revolverheld, Axel Bosse, Kurt Maloo (Double), Marianne Rosenberg, Stefan Gwildis and Raphael Marionneau.
She toured between 2003 and 2008 with her band Doris’ Guesthouse on jazzclubs stages and inbetween released 3 solo albums (»Doris’ Guesthouse«, 2003 – »Double Decker«, 2006 – »Pictures by Picasso«, 2011).
Doris Decker has been writing songs for kids (Songs with the Mouse) and theater music, as well as pop songs for:
Laith al Deen
Marshall & Alexander among others.
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