Jasper van Hulten

Biography

Born in 1981 (Breda, the Netherlands), Jasper appears to have a some musical ears at a very early age, reacting on almost any sound. From the moment his dad gave him his first washing-powder-box-drumkit, his life would be all about music, and he starts taking drumlessons at the age of seven.

Ten years later, he is admitted to the Rotterdam Conservatory, where he graduates in 2002 as a bachelor in music. While studying drums and music, he builds up his network on numerous jamsessions, and already plays frequently with numerous bands in various styles.

Then his career took off with a band called "The Young Sinatras", playing on almost every jazzfestival in the Netherlands.

Meanwhile, other projects started to develop, giving Jasper the chance to gain a lot of experience, record many albums, and grow as an all-round musician with an open mind, and a strong musical sense of sound, harmony and unity. Now, Jasper is playing throughout the Netherlands, Europe, Asia and the rest of the world.

His current bands include 'Eric Vloeimans' Gatecrash' (electric-impro, dutch trumpetplayer) and Wouter Hamel (dutch singer/songwriter). Besides that, he has shared the stage with Bert van den Brink, Harmen Fraanje, Michiel Borstlap, Jeroen van Vliet, Ewout Pierreux, Hein van de Geyn, Stefan Lievestro, Gulli Gudmundsson, Peter Tiehuis, Theo de Jong, Nic Thys, Wim Bronnenberg, Anton Goudsmit, Ad Colen, Ilja Reijngoud, Fay Claassen, Jesse van Ruller, Angelo Verploegen, Dick de Graaf, Milan Bonger, Mete Erker, Tutu Puoane, Gino Vannelli, Wende Snijders, Denise Jannah, Edsilia Rombley, Deborah Carter, Lydia van Dam, Steve Swallow, Carla Bley, amongst many others...

Band

Wouter Hamel / Eric Vloeimans' Gatecrash