Ludwig Artists

Rob Kloet (NL)
Rob Kloet is the founding member (1974) of NITS, a much acclaimed band from The Netherlands, with whom he recorded some 25 albums. Internationally the band had a big hit with the song “In the Dutch Mountains” from the album with the same name. NITS are still recording and touring, their latest studio album (2013) […]
Roy Bhagwandin (NL)
Born in Amsterdam, Roy Bhagwandin started playing the drums when he was just 8 years old. Partly because of his Surinamese roots, he developed his own style which was quickly noticed in the music scene. Over the years he has been participated with various artists, such as Trafassi, Jörgen Raymann, Juni Juliet,@SIX! and more. Band […]
Markus Kullmann (D)
(Picture by Melissa Armstrong) Musician, drumteacher, booker, loaded gun for hire, drummer for Dezperadoz, Voodoo Circle I started to play drums when I was 9. My first experience I gained in the school band Blind Wizzard (1980–1984). I changed soon to several local cover-bands in Ludwigshafen/Mannheim/Heidelberg area (Germany) where I played in numerous shows with […]
Stefan Kruger (NL)
Stefan Kruger (Amsterdam, 1965) grew up in an artistic family, and jazz and soul music were a part of his formative years. At the age of 9 he heard Art Blakey live – it made a huge impression on him. He studied jazz drums at the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague and took lessons in […]
Benedikt Stehle (D)
Born in 1984, Benedikt Stehle’s style is best described as “deep pocket groove meets energetic musical energy”. He has lived in New York and Los Angeles, participating in both of their music scenes after studying at the Berklee College of Music in Boston and the LA College of Music in Los Angeles both on full […]
Alan Luring (NL)
I’m Alan Luring drummer of The Tightropes. I’m playing on a Ludwig classic maple set now for one year and fell in love with it. This year (2014) is my third year that i’m playing with The Tightropes. Together with Marco Boers and Daniel Cats we formed the band. 2012 and 2013 together generated 150 […]
Janneke van Heeswijk (NL)
Janneke van Heeswijk started playing the drums at the late age of 18. After 3 months of drum lessons she auditioned at the Brabants Conservatorium in Tilburg to study drums & percussion. In 2003 she received the diploma and went to Australia to study courses in Pop Music at Griffith University. Learned how to record […]
Gert-Jan Zegel (NL)
Band: Danny Vera The Sheer
Ruben van der Velde (NL)
Als tiener ontwikkelde Ruben een grote liefde voor drummen. Wanneer hij vrije tijd had, dook hij achter zijn drumstel om aan zijn technieken te werken. Het volgen van workshops (voornamelijke jazz, het genre waar hij in deze periode het meest van leerde), leverde hier een grote bijdrage aan. In zijn middelbare schooltijd begon hij met […]
Martijn Vink (NL)
Martijn Vink (Culemborg, 1974) studeerde aan het Hilversums Conservatorium bij Cees Kranenburg. Tijdens zijn opleiding speelt hij al met diverse bigbands en toert hij door Europa met het Duitse hardbopkwintet NEA. Later speelt hij in de bands van onder anderen Jesse van Ruller, Ben van den Dungen, Jarmo Hoogendijk, Jasper Blom, Benjamin Herman, Tineke Postma, […]
Arie den Boer (NL)
Arie den Boer is misschien wel de meest veelzijdige Nederlandse slagwerker van dit moment. Hij beheerst talloze muziekstijlen op het hoogste niveau en treedt op als drummer of percussionist voor een breed scala aan (internationaal) bekende en minder bekende artiesten, orkesten, musicals en televisieprogramma’s, waaronder de Servische band ‘Slobodan Trkulja & Balkanopolis, de Kaapverdische zangeres […]
Stefan van de Brug (NL)
Bands: Vuigtuig
Santo Scinta (B)
Bands: Alice on the roof Salvatore Adamo Philippe Lafontaine Quentin Mosimann BJ Scott Perry Rose
Stefan Lehmann (D)
Stefan Lehmann is the drummer of the german folk/rock band Torfrock. He lives in Hamburg, Germany. With over 20 years of experience in the music industry Stefan Lehmann has performed live on stage and was opener for acts such as Nazareth, Status Quo, Carlene Carter, Die Toten Hosen and many more. Stefan began as a […]
Bram Hakkens (NL)
Bands Kane Anne Soldaat Gem Kyteman Lavalu
Martin Denzin (D)
martindenzin.de
Sander van Truijen (NL)
Bands: Session Van Huys Uit Baggio
Stephane Misseghers (B)
Stéphane Misseghers is een Belgisch drummer die best gekend als drummer van Soulwax, Vive la Fête, Waldorf en dEUS. Hij speelt ook bij Disco Drunkards. Hij begon met drummen toen hij zes jaar oud was. Tijdens een hiatus van dEUS trad hij met Mauro Pawlowski en Alan Gevaert op als de Tango Boys genoemd naar […]
Frank Duindam (NL)
is in 2013 afgestudeerd aan het conservatorium van Haarlem. Op dit moment is hij actief bij Sugar Boy and the Sinners, De Jongens Van Je Weet Wel, Colonel Jetski en Blind B’ & the Visionairs. Daarnaast heeft hij gespeeld met Mr. Boogie Woogie, David Gogo (CA), Vasti Jackson(USA), Saron Crenshaw (USA), Lady A(USA), Liptease, en […]
Bernie Bovens (NL)
Bernie Bovens is a first call freelance drummer in Netherlands, Belgium & Germany. Berni has played with many great international artists, including Zucchero, Umberto Tozzi, Tony Hadley, Trijntje Oosterhuis, Marco Borsato, Jan Vayne, Dana Winner, Lee Towers, Rene Froger, Toots Thielemans and many others.
Paul Kaiser (D)
Born into a musical family in Germany, Paul moved to Los Angeles to study music at the prestigious L.A. Music Academy right after finishing school in Germany. He studied with Ralph Humphrey,Joe Porcaro, Mike Shapiro, Dave Weckl and Mark Schulman amongst others. In L.A. Paul quickly made a name for himself playing with many of […]
Charly Antolini (CH)
Charly Antolini is a Swiss jazz drummer. Born in Zürich. Antolini started playing the traditional Swiss Basler drum and in 1956 went to Paris where he played with Sidney Bechet, Bill Coleman among others, and playing in the Oldtime Jazz Band “The Tremble Kids” with trumpeter Oscar Klein and clarinettist Werner Keller. In 1962 he […]
Marc Schenk (NL)
Marc zet zijn eerste schreden in de wereld van drummen op zijn 7e onder de bezielende leiding van de Oosterhoutse slagwerkdocent Toon Oomen. Bij Oomen volgt hij tot ver in zijn tienerjaren lessen en wordt een eerste stevige muzikale en creatieve fundatie gelegd die bepalend zal zijn voor zijn verdere ontwikkeling. Van hieruit begint Marc […]
Yves DeVille (L)
Yves Deville was born in Luxembourg in 1981. At the age of 7 Yves became a student at the “Conservatoire de Musique de Luxembourg”, where he studied drums and percussion for 15 years until successfully graduating in 2003. At the age of 16 Yves received an offer from an American blues trio “The Sayre Brothers […]
Andre Kemp (NL)
Andre Kemp started endorsing Ludwig drums in 1997, then playing with the band Billy the Kid, and continued playing Ludwig during the last 20 years playing with bands like Kane, Kraak en Smaak, Waylon and many others. Currently he is touring on and off with the following bands: The Dutch Eagles Venice Lois Lane Vof […]
Jesper Albers (NL)
was born in The Netherlands in 1991 and started playing in bands at the age of 12. At first he started taking drum courses at the Jerusalem Music School in Venray for 4 years, following 4 years of studying drums at the Herman Brood Academie in Utrecht. After his graduation in 2012 he started his […]
Rob Snijders (NL)
Bands: Vuur Anneke van Giersbergen
Jan Pohl (NL)
Born and raised in Hannover, Germany, Jan started drumming at the age of 12. His first musical influences were Nirvana and The Beatles, which formed the base for his powerful, yet always song oriented playing. He was soon recognized by the local music scene and joined the rockband “Mellow Sirens” for their national debut. At […]
Laurens Billiet (B)
Bands: Senne Guns Buurman
Mart Nijen Es (NL)
Mart Nijen Es studied at the Artez Conservatorium in Enschede, The Netherlands. After being the ‘Low man on the totem pole’ in Mandrake’s Monster he joined ex-Whitsnake guitarist Adrian Vanderberg for his new project Vandenberg’s MoonKings. Bands: Vandenberg’s Moonkings Mandrake’s Monster
Nicky Hustinx (NL)
Bands: Sofie Letitre Eefje de Visser
Domenico Ferlisi-Greco (B)
is an independent Belgian professional drummer. He started learning to play drums from 8 years old at the Academia Gretry of Liege, where he did 10 years of classical percussion … Then he had more private lessons with some famous drummers in Belgium, and he did some stage in France with great names of French […]
Laurens de Schutter (B)
Bands: De Fanfaar (Urbanus)
Marc Burger (NL)
My name is Marc Burger, I’m 45 years old and I live in Dordrecht/The Netherlands. I started playing drums when I was 7 years old on my mothers pots and pans. Over 35 years later I’ve been very fortunate to have had great career in drumming so far playing the major rock ‘n’ roll, rockabilly […]
Tim van Delft (NL)
Bands: De Staat
Frederick Heuvinck (B)
Bands: A Brand
Wouter Prudon (NL)
Bands: Chef’Special
Jamie Westland (NL)
was born on March 16, 1984 in Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands as Jamie Hendrik Westland. As a child, Jamie Westland learned to play the piano. This instrument was soon exchanged for a drum kit, and he began to play in several cover bands. In 1999 he started the band Di-rect at the age of fifteen with […]
Wouter Rentema (NL)
Bands: Orgel Vreten Laura Jansen
Bryan Hokkeling (NL)
Band Friars Tante Joke Karaoke Band The Medics
Ben Bakker (NL)
is a talented drummer who is easily adept at playing pop and soul as he is at rock or dance and hip hop. He is known for his 4-on-the-floor groove, low snare sound and dark cymbal sound. Currently he is working with various Dutch artists. As a creative and solid drummer Ben is also involved […]
Bart Nederhand (NL)
Band Peter Pan Speedrock
John Roffel (NL)
John B. Roffel, Rock and roll drummer at Mooi Wark. Band Mooi Wark
Joris Casier (B)
Band Steak Number Eight
Joris Feiertag (NL)
Bands: Kraak & Smaak Hamertje Tik
Tim Husung (D)
Tim Husung, born `81, started playing the drums at the age of 12. After spending some years in local bands, in late 1999 he got a call from the Band “Firma Angst und Bange” and joined them in early 2000! With “Firma Angst und Bange”, Tim played venues like “Rock am Ring”, “Rock im Park” […]
Davy Deckmijn (B)
After my first drum lesson with Mario Goossens age 15, I knew. I wanted to make a living by beating the drums. Around that period I started playing in my first band. Metal, it was (hell yeah!). About 4 years later I took my teacher’s drum seat with the band: THE HOODOO CLUB. Two years later […]
Jeroen van Santen (NL)
Jeroen started playing drums at the age of 8. As a teenager he studied a lot and played with different bands and projects. He studied at ‘Havo voor Muziek en Dans’ and later on at Codarts, the Conservatory of Rotterdam. Since then he played with De Heeren van Aemstel Band, Golden Oldies (BNN), Sharon Doorson, […]

Istanbul Agop Artists

Stefan Kruger (NL)
Stefan Kruger (Amsterdam, 1965) grew up in an artistic family, and jazz and soul music were a part of his formative years. At the age of 9 he heard Art Blakey live – it made a huge impression on him. He studied jazz drums at the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague and took lessons in […]
Wouter Prudon (NL)
Bands: Chef’Special
Arno van Nieuwenhuize (NL)
Born in Vlaardingen, the Netherlands in 1956. Started his professional career at the age of 14 years by playing in local bands. Studied percussion at the Conservatory of Rotterdam. During the eighties Arno played in several well known bands in Holland, like the Daniel Sahuleka Band, the Margriet Eshuijs Band and the Fay Lovsky Band. […]
Benedikt Stehle (D)
Born in 1984, Benedikt Stehle’s style is best described as “deep pocket groove meets energetic musical energy”. He has lived in New York and Los Angeles, participating in both of their music scenes after studying at the Berklee College of Music in Boston and the LA College of Music in Los Angeles both on full […]
Taco Gorter (NL)
Born on may 6th, 1968 in The Hague, Holland, young Taco Gorter got his first pair of drumsticks at the age of 6 from “Flairck” drummer Robert “Bokkie” Vink. Being raised in a music loving family and living in a city loaded with musicians, Taco grew up in the perfect musical environmentAlthough his only means […]
Ruben van der Velde (NL)
Als tiener ontwikkelde Ruben een grote liefde voor drummen. Wanneer hij vrije tijd had, dook hij achter zijn drumstel om aan zijn technieken te werken. Het volgen van workshops (voornamelijke jazz, het genre waar hij in deze periode het meest van leerde), leverde hier een grote bijdrage aan. In zijn middelbare schooltijd begon hij met […]
Ton Dijkman (NL)
Ton is een van de meest gevraagde sessiedrummers van Nederland. Ton’s grote liefde is soulmuziek, maar door zijn veelzijdigheid werkt en heeft hij gewerkt met uiteenlopende artiesten als Marco Borsato, Steve Lukather (Toto), Paul Young, Thé Lau, 3J’s, en Brownie Dutch. Ton gaat pas op zijn 17e drummen en is een autodidact. Hij gaat in […]
Joost Koevoets (NL)
Gear: Istanbul Agop: Traditional Dark Ride 21″ Traditional Dark Crash 18″ Traditional Paper Thin Crash 17″ Traditional Medium Hi-hats 16″ Traditional Medium Hi-hats 14″ Xist Briliant Ride 21″ Xist ION Crash 20″ Xist Briljant Crash 19″ Bands: Cymbaline Spot
Lean Robbemont (NL)
Lean Robbemont, geboren op 30 mei 1986 te Rotterdam. Geïnspireerd door drummers als Tony Williams en Steve Gadd, is Lean vastbesloten om Jazz te studeren in Rotterdam. Hier raakt hij in contact met Joost Kroon en kwam via hem terecht bij Leona Philippo en viel hij o.a in bij New Cool Collective. In 2010 wordt […]
Domenico Ferlisi-Greco (B)
is an independent Belgian professional drummer. He started learning to play drums from 8 years old at the Academia Gretry of Liege, where he did 10 years of classical percussion … Then he had more private lessons with some famous drummers in Belgium, and he did some stage in France with great names of French […]
Ben Bakker (NL)
is a talented drummer who is easily adept at playing pop and soul as he is at rock or dance and hip hop. He is known for his 4-on-the-floor groove, low snare sound and dark cymbal sound. Currently he is working with various Dutch artists. As a creative and solid drummer Ben is also involved […]
Stefan Lehmann (D)
Stefan Lehmann is the drummer of the german folk/rock band Torfrock. He lives in Hamburg, Germany. With over 20 years of experience in the music industry Stefan Lehmann has performed live on stage and was opener for acts such as Nazareth, Status Quo, Carlene Carter, Die Toten Hosen and many more. Stefan began as a […]
Tim van Delft (NL)
Bands: De Staat
Marc Schenk (NL)
Marc zet zijn eerste schreden in de wereld van drummen op zijn 7e onder de bezielende leiding van de Oosterhoutse slagwerkdocent Toon Oomen. Bij Oomen volgt hij tot ver in zijn tienerjaren lessen en wordt een eerste stevige muzikale en creatieve fundatie gelegd die bepalend zal zijn voor zijn verdere ontwikkeling. Van hieruit begint Marc […]
Gert-Jan Zegel (NL)
Band: Danny Vera The Sheer
Sander van Truijen (NL)
Bands: Session Van Huys Uit Baggio
Wouter Rentema (NL)
Bands: Orgel Vreten Laura Jansen
Bryan Hokkeling (NL)
Band Friars Tante Joke Karaoke Band The Medics
Michael Schumm (D)
Band Haggard www.michael-schumm.net
Ricardo Simons (NL)
Bands: Kenny B Maxi Priest Rootsriders Andru Donalds The Royal Roots Band
Janneke van Heeswijk (NL)
Janneke van Heeswijk started playing the drums at the late age of 18. After 3 months of drum lessons she auditioned at the Brabants Conservatorium in Tilburg to study drums & percussion. In 2003 she received the diploma and went to Australia to study courses in Pop Music at Griffith University. Learned how to record […]
Marco Moeller (D)
Born 1983 in Kiel, Germany, Marco started banging on buckets from the age of 4. Playing air drums to his favorite artists and their records like The Beatles, Sting or Led Zeppelin, he learned the drum parts by listening and by trying on his own. Quickly Marco adopted a wide repertoire of drumming and was […]
Mark Schilders (NL)
Mark Schilders is a talent to be watched in the up and coming young jazz scene. His crystalline sound demonstrates an intimate understanding of tradition while still incorporating his own modern style. His playing perfectly supports a leader, but drives a band so naturally with strong, melodic phrasing and undeniable musical prowess. A born natural, Mark began drumming […]
Santo Scinta (B)
Bands: Alice on the roof Salvatore Adamo Philippe Lafontaine Quentin Mosimann BJ Scott Perry Rose
Femke Krone (NL)
Renowned Percussionist Femke Krone, performed with dozens of artists in her professional career. A career that started early… Femke, daughter of a Latvian ballet dancer and Dutch sports teacher with a passion for jazz music, received her first drum set at age 4. At high school, the drum seat was already taken, and Femke found […]
Jerome Cardynaals (NL)
A few words about me, Jérôme Cardynaals. I was born on the 15th of May 1996 in the beautiful city of Maastricht, Holland. I’ve been playing drums for as long as I can remember, and before I was a year old, I travelled to New Orleans with my parents. I come from a musical family. […]
Joris Feiertag (NL)
Bands: Kraak & Smaak Hamertje Tik