Biography
In 2008 I got my first guitar. Without any lessons I tried to make something of it myself. When I went to the Queen musical "We Will Rock You" in 2010 it was clear to me: I want to learn this too!
Via a colleague of my father we got in touch with Karel van Gestel, a guitarist who wanted to teach me the basics on the weekday evenings. After a lot of practice, there was my first band there in 2013: Upper Shelf, a pop / rock cover band. Started from a local project "The Young Ones" to have a group of young people play together in a band with the aim of performing on a large stage. We liked it so much that we continued playing for another 4 years. When Karel said he thought me everything he knew I continued to practice songs by ear. Eventually it came up that Merijn Oprins, my fellow guitarist in Upper Shelf, had lessons from (at that time) Textures guitarist Bart Hennephof. I also started lessons in mid-2014 at Bart. Sadly the band eventually came to an end in 2017 due to various interests.
After that I wrote a number of songs together with Bart and recorded some covers in his home studio, these can be heard on my YouTube channel.
After a number of years of doing little to nothing with my guitar, I was mainly focused on school and photography, I was asked by WC Experience (a Dutch Rock and Loll band) in 2018 if I wanted to play a few songs with them during their anniversary concert on March 22, 2019, of course. I said yes to this! After this performance I played three more times a couple of songs with them on stage.

Then there was Covid19 and everything was on hold. Until one day I got a call from Joey Bruers of JBM Events, if I was interested in starting and setting up a cool project! We are fully rehearsing and putting this project together and you will hear more about this soon! Stay Tuned!
Foto Ⓒ Mathijs Bertens
Foto Ⓒ Mathijs Bertens
Foto Ⓒ Tanja Broers
Foto Ⓒ Tanja Broers
Foto Ⓒ Erwin Martens
Foto Ⓒ Erwin Martens
Foto Ⓒ Tanja Broers
Foto Ⓒ Tanja Broers

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