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Guus Janssen

p, *1951 NL, Heiloo
Musician / Composer of Jazz and Classical

Guus Janssen (born 13 May 1951 in Heiloo) is a Dutch composer of contemporary music and a recording artist. A pianist and harpsichordist, he is also active as a jazz performer.He studied piano and composition at the Sweelinck Academy of Music in Amsterdam with Ton de Leeuw and piano with Jaap Spaanderman. He also studied piano with Ton Hartsuiker. He has performed with John Zorn, George Lewis, Han Bennink (and Bennink's group Clusone Trio as a guest), Theo Loevendie, and Gidon Kremer. He currently teaches at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague.He won the Matthijs Vermeulen Award in 1984.

  • Piano
  • Organ
  • Synthesizer
  • Jazz
  • Classical
  • Electronic
Popular Tracks   
Noach: Noach, Act V Scene 5: Ontzield (Aghast) on Janssen: Noach by Friso Haverkamp, Guus Janssen, Various Artists, Lucas Vis, Nieuw Artis Orchestra, Ay-Kherel Ensemble & The Mondriaan String Quartet
Mist (1996/97) on A Musical Anthology of the Northern Netherlands by Various Artists
Relude to C on Brisk Plays Bach by Johann Sebastian Bach & Brisk Recorder Quartet
Bok on 24 Capriccios for Violin Solo by Benjamin Schmid, Janine Jansen & Joris van Rijn
De Meesterfout - Arr. for recorder quartet by BRISK Recorder Quartet on Four in One - 35 Years of Brisk by Brisk Recorder Quartet
Sprezzatura on Ladder of Escape No. 1 by Harry Sparnaay
Tenslotte (In the End) on Made in Holland: 17 New Dutch Blues by Marcel Worms
Sluipweg on Ladder of Escape 17 by Jelte Althuis & Henny Heikens
Harm on A Century Of Dutch Harmonium Music by Dirk Luijmes
Dans van de Malic Matrijzen on Keer / Dans Van De Malic Matrijzen / Passevite / Bruuks / Vestelwerk by Guus Janssen & Various Artists

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Meeting PointsGuus Janssen2015Album
Violin Concerto / Ballroom Rithmix / Four Songs / Vrije Tijd / De BuitenbochtGuus Janssen2014Album
Out Of FrameGuus Janssen2008Album
Guus Janssen David KweksilberGuus Janssen, David Kweksilber2006Album
De Rijpe SterrenSmalts, Guus Janssen, Sophie Van Lier, Tabe Bas, Floris Van Manen2006Album
GroetGuus Janssen / Han Bennink2005Album
Futeristische HistorieDavid Kweksilber, Winnyfred Beldman, Guus Janssen2005Album
UntitledDavid Kweksilber, Ludwig Olshansky - Johannes Brahms / Guus Janssen / Maarten Altena / Robert Schumann2004Album
Hollywood O.K. PiecesPeter van Bergen, Vincent Chancey, Michael Rabinowitz, Guus Janssen, Ernst Glerum, Wim Janssen2004Album
Nieuwe Avonturen / New AdventuresGuus Janssen1999Album
Chamber & SoloGuus Janssen1997Album
ZwikGuus Janssen, Ernst Glerum, Wim Janssen1997Album
Hamburg / Janssen / JethsJeff Hamburg, Guus Janssen, Willem Jeths / Nieuw Sinfonietta Amsterdam, Lev Markiz1995Album
Noach (Een Opera Naast Genesis = An Opera Off Genesis)Guus Janssen & Friso Haverkamp1995Album
LighterGuus Janssen, Ernst Glerum, Wim Janssen1995Album
KlankastGuus Janssen1992Album
400 Years Of Dutch Music – Vol.7Residentie Orkest, Rudolf Escher, Guus Janssen, Theo Loevendie, Wim Laman1991Album
Harpsichord = ClavecimbelGuus Janssen1991Album
PokGuus Janssen . Paul Termos . Wim Janssen1990Album
Piano CompositionsGuus Janssen / Paul Termos / Margriet Hoenderdos / Peter-Jan Wagemans / Huib Emmer1987Album
3 Matthijs Vermeulen PrizesJan van Vlijmen1986Album
Ton De Leeuw - Guus Janssen - Jan Van VlijmenTon de Leeuw1983Album
Montage / Octet / Sextet / TransitionsHuib Emmer / Guus Janssen / Joël Bons / Ernst Oosterveld1982Album
Tast ToeGuus Janssen1981Album
On The LineGuus Janssen1980Album
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