Primary Instrument: Sax, tenor
Ruud de Vries developed a big saxophone sound and is one of Holland's most active players in various styles. Ruud performs mostly with his own jazz related projects, like: Beter R. De Vries Band (souljazz-funk-rock), Scoops (traditional straight ahead jazz) and the Extra Lounge Concept (lounge & dance). Ruud already performed with his band at the famous North Sea Jazz Festival. Besides gigs with his bands Ruud also improvises on DJ dance music.