With MEINL since:
May 23, 1976
Place of birth:
Oss, The Netherlands
Currently living in:
Breda, The Netherlands
Car that you currently drive:
Not counting on drums what do you do for fun:
spending time with my family and friends, scuba diving (I am a dive instructor), riding my motorcycle
Manuel Cooymans, Hans van den Hurk, David Weiss (Conservatory in Utrecht, The Netherlands)
Highlight of your career so far:
That's difficult. A lot of highlights, actually... I guess performing in front of people and seeing they have a good time is always a highlight. Also signing an international record deal with Gingerpig.
Versatiliy, creativity, groove (at least, I hope so...)
Drumming means to me:
A lot of fun. Meeting and working with a lot of great people. Being able to live a life that I really want to live. Making a living doing what I love to do. The best way to express myself.
Advice for up and coming drummers:
Practise, listen, play, be creative and go for it! That's what I also tell myself... And don't forget to practise!
How would you describe yourself:
Friendly, easy going, serious, hard worker, determined.
When I look back on my life one day, I would like to be able to say:
I enjoyed life, I inspired others, and hopefully I will be remembered.