This month I’m featured in the Slagwerkkrant, the dutch drum magazine. Thanks to Mark van Schaick they reviewed two cd’s (Holland Bigband and Sven Ratzke) and interviewed me about my approach to both cd’s, the recording process and the differences in working in those two bands (bigband vs smallband with song approach). Obviously it’s a […]


Last week we had another one of the famous Dutch Trumpetparties. A couple of international heavy cats came to the Netherlands to show their qualities on the trumpet, accompanied by the Holland Bigband lead by Loet van der Lee. This year we had the great Eric Miyashiro (lead player in the Buddy Rich Bigband and […]