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Jeroen de Rijk


With MEINL since:



February 07, 1962

Zodiac Sign:


Place of birth:

Den Haag, the Netherlands

Currently living in:

Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Drumming since:

+/- 1970

Car that you currently drive:

Mercedes Benz E320 CDI

Not counting on drums what do you do for fun:

looking at my girl, thinking, talking, writing, enjoying watches, making photos, drinking beer with friends

Favorite Food:

Anything Asian or Italian

Favorite Drink:

Water, campari, beer, armagnac, water


Steve Boston & John Engels

Highlight of your career so far:

there is not one, there is a few

Drumming strengths:

feeling one with the world, if no the universe, when grooving together

Drumming means to me:

it's my passport in the world, it allows me to express myself beyond words

Advice for up and coming drummers:

combine being silly and having fun with practising basic technique very seriously

How would you describe yourself:

a sensitive and intelligent monkey

When I look back on my life one day, I would like to be able to say:

that I succeed in staying true to myself while receiving and giving inspiration at the same time