Erik van der Luijt is a Dutch jazz pianist / keyboard player, arranger, composer, record producer and band leader.
|Born:||August 22, 1970, The Hague, Netherlands|
About Erik van der Luijt
Dubbed the Dutch Oscar Peterson who was said to have "a muscular, surging swing and a powerful left hand" by jazz experts.
He began his piano studies when he was four and eventually enrolled in the Royal Conservatory of The Hague.
He branched out in 2005 and founded VEGAS. The band was devoted mainly to playing his compositions.
He married fellow jazz singer Ilse Huizinga in 1998. They met after he filled in at the last minute for her regular pianist.
His style was compared to Bill Evans.
Information related to Erik van der Luijt
- Dutch jazz pianists
- Dutch jazz composers
- Smooth jazz pianists
- Musicians from The Hague
- Royal Conservatory of The Hague alumni