Bob Wijnen is a pianist of great sensitivity and depth. Much in demand as an accompanist, he is known for having some of the best ears around, as well as being an elegant and adventurous soloist who has absorbed a great deal of the history of jazz piano.
He has toured Indonesia (Java Jazz Festival), Michigan USA, and Iceland, and can be heard on CDs by Maygus (Double Moon Records), Sanna van Vliet – Insight (Munich Records), Klemens Marktl Quartet featuring Jasper Blom – The Challenge (Jazz’n’Arts), Triplicate featuring Eric Ineke and Equinox with Dutch jazz giants Sjoerd Dijkhuizen and Marcel Serierse.
Wijnen continues to grow as a pianist. Furthermore he’s increasingly concentrating on composing and arranging.
Wilhelm Steinberg IQ16 upright piano
Rhodes 54 electric piano
Nord Stage EX 76 keyboard
Roland VK8 organ
Roland Juno 6 synthesizer
Motion Sound KBR-M amp
Two Roland Cube Monitor amps
Soundcraft Notepad FX mixer
A whole lot of pedals, effects, and cables
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Watch out for him: he already was a tasteful pianist ever since, but he's getting better and better every time I hear him. - Bert Jansma, The Hague jazz journalist
The young Dutch group Triplicate released last month its debut album in Pavlov Bar and Restaurant in The Hague, entitled Three and one. The trio, featuring trumpet player Ellister Van Der Molen, pianist Bob Wijnen and double bass player Johnny Daly was enlarged with drummer and nestor of the Dutch jazzscene Eric Ineke. Its debut Three and one surprised - a great album made by young people, not swayed by the issues of the day, but striving to keep the jazz tradition and thre spirit of jazz alive, healthy and into
the future! Quote (not to the letter): Claudio Roditi. - Jazzcorner.com
This is traditional jazz, performed with craftsmenship and enthusiasm
2012 - piano teacher at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague
2011 - piano teacher at Helicon Hogeschool, The Hague
2007 - piano teacher at the Culture Center of the Technical University, Delft
Online piano lessons are great, but your computer will only give you one way communication. With me, you will get thorough piano lessons in your style of choice on piano, Rhodes, organ or synthesizer (no keyboard). All lessons you will get are in a cosy studio with all the aforementioned instruments plus modern facilities.
I will pay attention to things like: pop and jazz harmony, rhythm, posture, technique without too much effort, scales, improvisation, dynamics, groove and timing