Born: March 31, 1965
In 2007 Dutch guitarplayer Jan Wouter Oostenrijk (JWO) released Maghreb Jazz guitar, an innovating crossover between jazz and music from Northafrica . They did a successful tour in Holland and performed at big international festivals in Morocco like Rabat, Casablanca and Marrakech. The Maghreb Jazz album got a radioindy Golden Artist award in the USA and their interpretation of famous jazz tune Caravan appeared on an EMI compilation, beside renomated artists as James Brown, George Duke and Natacha Atlas. With his work JWO became one of founders of Maghreb Jazz, a worldwide source of inspiration for new music!...
AwardsGouden Noten Kraker ..Award for significant contribution as a performer by the Dutch Musicians Union Radioindy Golden Artist - USA - Independent Artist Music Award for Best New Music