Born: February 24, 1956
A highly talented guitarist who has demonstrated the highest levels of musical achievement” Alma Berk, Jim Hall Jazz Award, USA
Equally at home in high energy electric jazz or fusion as in his romantic classical and contemporary acoustic solo guitar arrangements...
His albums and concerts read like a who's who in contemporary music and jazz…Bob MIlitello, Bob Sheppard, Eric Gale, Bob Berg, John Patitucci, Brian Bromberg, Tom Brigandi, Steve Curry, Joel Taylor, Alex Acuna, Peter Gordon, Michael Pedicin Jr., Jan Knooren, Ron van Stratum, Bart Rademakers, Consuelo Candelaria, Demetrios Papas, Corey Allen, Cheryl Bentyne, Tony Galla, Bob Leatherbarrow, Bob Jones etcetc
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Emiel van Egdom; guitarist, producer, teacher, personality, autodidact, friend, human, partner, himself. A man with many faces, but always his own. For the people who know him he's a living legend... a wonderful diamond in the rough, who will not be chained. Ruud van Didden, Ruud's Music Magazine.
Live, every tune has it's very own different expressive charge... Ton Pagen, writer/reporter, the Netherlands for JazzNews
When Emiel Van Egdom plugs in his guitar, the riffs, runs and scales that he will play will reflect the influences of his European heritage and the stylings of America's be-bop and swing greats Brian Arrington, reporter, NY.
Hybrid Groove: 4 stars! Emiel Jams! The tunes lay down some serious guitar jamming over a propulsive groove. NPR, JAZZ, 52nd Street.
Promising, because his never ending road towards ultimate mastery, craftsmanship, has become a road of enjoying, keep surprising himself... Henk Schmitz, Euregion Magazine.
A highly talented guitarist who has demonstrated the highest levels of musical achievement Alma Berk, Jim Hall Jazz Award, USA
Hybrid Groove: There's spirit in spades throughout the album 52nd Street Jazz
'This is for You, a dream debut Wiel Beyer, reporter
Pure swingin', sometimes quite and modest De Limburger on This is for You
Hybrid Groove: When Emiel opens the floodgates and begins soloing, it's no holds barred...
Willing to teachAdvanced students only.