Like many others, I started playing music in the local brass band as a kid. But at 14, I
switched my trumpet for a guitar. I played in bands with mostly original songs and
learned classical guitar at the music school in Valkenburg.
After my conservatory education (Maastricht/Utrecht) I did not choose the usual path
but instead started several cover bands (e.g. Network) with which I played throughout
the Netherlands and Germany for nearly 20 years.
At the moment I play in a jazz quartet, a cover band and as a guest player in a few
During my cover band time, I owned a recording studio and did recordings for artists
ranging from hiphop to jazz.
My musical interests cover lots of styles; from Bach to The Beatles, BB King to Black
Sabbath and Louis Armstrong to Radiohead.