Background

Music education

* Saxion conservatory – Pop Academy (2004 – 2006)

* Musictechnology and instrumental skills HKU (2000)

* Preparatory training Music Technology HKU, faculty Art, Media and Technology (1999)

* Preparatory training Conservatory Arnhem (1998)

* Music school Zutphen (1990 – 1997)

 

Workshops

* Hans Eijkenaar (Anouk, Trijntje Oosterhuis, Hans Dulfer)

* Ton Dijkman (Marco Borsato, Paul Young, Idols)

* Linley Marthe (Joe Zawinul, Richard Galliano)

* Tjeerd Oosterhuis (Total Touch, K-otic, producer)

* Jaap Roggeveen (Rozegeur & Maneschijn, Pop Academy)

* Marlayne (EuroSongFestival, SBS6)

* Zoltan Csorsz (Karmakanic, The Flower Kings, Jonas Helborg)

* Jan Tekstra (Marco Borsato, Fréderique Spigt)

 

Teachers

* Rene Engel (Jazz Sick, Rene Engel Band)

* Danny Sahupala (Boris, Do, Ruth Jackott)

* Erik Albers (First Show Band, Frans Bauer, Rene Froger)

* Davy de Wit (Knowledge monster)

* Arno Schlijper (Do, Xander de Buisonje)

* Rogier van Wegberg (Do, producer)

* Gerard Peters (Benny Neyman, Cor Bakker)

 

Worked with

* Arthur Conley (Soul-legend)

* John Hayes (Mother’s Finest, Maxima)

* Jonas Reingold (The Flower Kings, Karmakanic, producer)

* Future Presidents (Justin Timberlake/Beyonce, JuniorSongfestival, Yes-R, F(x), MainStreet)

* Bertolf (One of Holland’s finest songwriters, Ilse DeLange)

* Jan Joosten (progressive/fusion guitar lick creator, musical mastermind)