Born: August 22
Pianist Erik van der Luijt's new album Express Yourself has just been released to wonderful reviews in The Netherlands.
This is his first private production for his piano trio, further consisting of Branko Teuwen on double bass and Victor de Boo on drums. Erik, residing in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, has been leading his trio for several years now, but only recently started writing his own material.
To date Erik has contributed to numerous projects, among which are recordings with the Metropole Orchestra, performances with The Orchestra of the Concertgebouw, Rita Reys, Greetje Kauffeld, Madeline Bell, Piet Noordijk and many others. He studied at the Royal Conservatory in Den Haag, The Netherlands, with Rob van Kreeveld and Rob van Bavel....