Erik van der Luijt

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Birthday
22, 1970
Birthplace
Netherlands
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
22, 1970 (age 49)
Birthplace
Netherlands

About

Dubbed the Dutch Oscar Peterson who was said to have "a muscular, surging swing and a powerful left hand" by jazz experts.

Before Fame

He began his piano studies when he was four and eventually enrolled in the Royal Conservatory of The Hague.

Trivia

He branched out in 2005 and founded VEGAS. The band was devoted mainly to playing his compositions.

Family Life

He married fellow jazz singer Ilse Huizinga in 1998. They met after he filled in at the last minute for her regular pianist.

Associated With

His style was compared to Bill Evans.