As a troubadour I sing and speak from the heart. Sad, fruitful, redeeming or happy stories, with hope and Good news. Selfpenned folksongs and pop-, folk- or gospelsongs from others, with fresh news from heaven. The journey as a troubadour began in the L’abricommunity in Eck en Wiel, but I try to make my home now almost everywhere. Solo, or with the band. I perform for instance in living rooms, churches, on the street, in prison, in the park, cafes, nursery homes and communities. In may 2013 the first album came out, ‘The Desert, The Dew & The Dawn’ on Go West Records. Produced by Rob Vermeulen and recorded in Studio West Hoogland. On the album you will find English rhythmic and fragile folksongs about fruitful land, joy, redemption and a girl with coloured pencils in her hair. The album was nominated for a Zilveren Duif Award, the Dutch version of the Dove Awards. ‘The Story of Saint Anonymous’, where I dived deep into black gospel, followed in 2016. In 2019 my third album came out, ‘FishLove’ , where I blend forró & samba with folkpop , with deep love songs about moving missionaries, merry mamas, hardworking farmers and about my lovely wife Ilse.