JAN GEIJTENBEEK | PIANIST | COMPOSER
Jan Geijtenbeek (1988) is a pianist & composer based in Ermelo, the Netherlands. With his bachelor graduation from the conservatory he has won the 1st prize of the ‘Artez Vrienden Publieksprijs’ on account of “his highly personal approach and original compositions” He has finished his master studies in 2015, his main teacher was Jeroen van Vliet. In this year he also was a finalist at the Keep an Eye awards with his group ‘goatmusic’.
He has released four studio albums featuring his own compositions: ‘Common Ground’ (2013), ‘Today’s Story’ (2014), ‘Silver is Gold’ (2015) and ‘Piece of Mind’ (2016). On ‘Today’s Story’ he collaborated with among others: Esther van Hees (Esther von Haze), Anton Goudsmit (New Cool Collective, Ploctones), Vadim Neef (The Cool Quest) and Rolf Delfos (Artvark, Houdinis) On his lastest release ‘Piece of Mind’ Jan has collaborated with his former teacher and winner of the Boy Edgar Prize 2014, Jeroen van Vliet. Jeroen plays Fender Rhodes on two tracks: ‘High Praise’ and ‘More Mr. Niceguy’.