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Frans Van Der Hoeven
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Instrument(s) Bass
Date of birth 1963
Place of birth The Netherlands
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Web site Dedicated website
Bassist, multi-instrumentalist and composer Frans VAN DER HOEVEN plays with:

Jesse van Ruller Trio Eef Albers Trio Fay Claasen Band Red Yellow & Blue Jeroen van Vliet trio

Played with:

Clark Terry, Woody Shaw, Barney Wilen, Jack deJohnette, Eivind Aarset, Harry Sweets Edison, Art Farmer, Ronnie Cuber, Tom Harrel, Lee Konitz, Dee Dee Bridgewater,Toots Thielemans, Kurt Rosenwinkel and more…

Recorded with:

The Toon Roos Quartet, Rob Madna,Jesse van Ruller,Han Bennink, Diederik Wissels/David Linx, Art Farmer, Charlie Mariano,Fairouz,Lew Tabackin, the Dutch Jazz Orchestra and others.

Solo Album:

"First Flight" ( Via Records- VIA 992.021.2 )
A double Bass Feature in a fusion of acoustic and electronic music.
Frans van der Hoeven: Double Bass, Keyboards, Guitar, Computerprogramming, Drums, percussion and voices.
He can be heard and seen with this soloproject.


Conservatory of Amsterdam;
Royal Conservatoire the Hague.

Frans VAN DER HOEVEN has been frequently associated with musicians of the Belgian jazz scene, first of all Diederik WISSELS, but also Nathalie LORIERS, Michel HERR, Bert JORIS, Félix SIMTAINE, Toots THIELEMANS etc... In '98, he participated in the recording of the Bert JORIS soundtrack for the movie "Bal Masqué" (Julien VREEBOS), available on CD.

Associated bands:
Michel Herr Trio      Michel Herr & Unexpected Encounters

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