I started to play when I was 14 years old. I was always interested in music from my youth
What was the first concert you ever went to?
The Bintangs ( A dutch popgroup) on a School concert
What gear do you use?
I have a Fender stratocaster, Yamaha acoustic gitaar, Contrabas, 5 string banjo and one mandoline
Who was your biggest musical influence growing up?
Ry cooder, Doug Sahm, Taj Mahal, Doc Watson, Woody Guthry, Gram Parsons, Hank Williams, Clarence White, Leo Kottke, Stones en the Beatles
Are you in a band? Have you been in bands?
Ive started playing folk music in in the Folkgroup Knapzak.
After that play with several people Blues, Pop , Country on partys, weddings, festivals.
Now im playing in The Oldtime Stringband https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Oldtime-Stringband/292225337470168 and we have a lot of fun and playing on festivals, bars and everywhere were people are interested.
If you could jam with anyone, who would it be?
Taj Mahal or Ry Cooder.
What's the biggest audience you ever performed to? What's the smallest?
The biggest audience A long time ago at a festival in Rotterdam when I was 22 for 3000 people with Nico kereweer on fiddle and Roel Ensing on accordion.
You're stuck on a desert island and only get to bring one album with you. What do you pick?
Lee Dorsey - Compilatie ""Am I that easy to forget. released on Charly records""