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   - Extremely varied & versatile

 

 

   - Piano, synth, orchestral & hybrid

 

 

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'The Reverie Suite' album

 

 

February


'The Reverie Suite' (Americana meets prog), an album where I had the privilege to play piano/organ on, has been receiving positive reviews and articles from magazines such as DPRP (9/10) in The Netherlands , Background Magazine, Neoprog France (4.5/5), Profil Prog Canada (8.6/10), Fireworks UK, Prog-Sphere and more, with radioplay on Progrock.com, various Progzilla shows and FM radio stations. The project was founded by guitarvirtuoso Hoyt Binder, Saskia Binder on vocals and includes former 'Seal/Andrea Bocelli' harmonicist Tollak Ollestad and 'Redemption' drummer Chris Quirarte. Mixed by engineer Smiley Sean (Motley Crue's 'The Dirt'). Mastering by Howie Weinberg (Herbie Hancock, Van Halen).

 

Check the official music-video for 'Reverie' here

Swedish Documentary Premiere 'Minnen'

 


March


I finished composing music for the Swedish government funded documentary 'Minnen: Ett Svunnet Hantverk', showcasing the personal life and history of the veterans of the Swedish fur-industries. The premiere was at Biograf Royal cinema 30 March with a DVD release and an upcoming Bluray.


Listen to clips from 'Minnen' soundtrack here.


My piece 'Momentum Figures' was used in the short documentary video, 'Asylum of Art', a 'Svenska Institutet' project, interviewing various Turkish artist women on life in Sweden. Financial supporters included Region Jönköpings Län.

CD: Primitive Overflow - Honor Way Down

This album combines heavy progressive rock and pop vocals. While I'm on keys, Hoyt Binder (Lobate Scarp) is on guitars, Chris Quirarte (Primary/Redemption) on drums and Paulo Gustavo on bass. It features 80's MTV era vocalist Donnie Vie ('Enuff Z Nuff'). Mastering was done by Maor Appelbaum (Yngwie Malmsteen, YES) and the album got released through the label ProgRock Records.


Media quotes:


We were grateful to receive the following press-coverage:


"...the solos of Van Deurzen are exceptionally tasteful and technically high standing..."

iOpages, Progrock Magazine The Netherlands


"...eclectic & cross-over progrock approach driven by high-quality musicianship..."

Progressive Rock BR, Brazil


"...the sound here is super smooth almost as if Toto decided to make a prog album..."

Jerrylucky.com



Available through retail stores such as:

Press-release at:  Progrock Records

Check the full instrumental 'Midnight Rendezvous'  here  'Midnight Rendezvous' - Primitive Overflow

 

CD: Euphoria Station - The Reverie Suite

Americana/country meets prog. Piano/organ, guitars, banjos, harmonica, violin, latin flute and more. With Hoyt/Saskia Binder, feat. harmonica player Tollak Ollestad (Andrea Bocelli, Seal)

Listen to demo clips on SoundCloud
Listen to the album on Bandcamp

CD: Tale of Dreams (2013)

Fantasy style instrumental album with a celtic orchestral sound and shades of New Age.

Listen to clips

CD: Imaginations (2012)

A musical journey of piano-based New Age instrumentals, for relaxation and self-reflection.

Listen to clips

How to get me involved on your project

I play accompaniment/solo piano, organ and synthesizer for you in a unique and melodic way. Whether that be in prog, rock, jazz or country. I record in Cubase and can lay down tracks or play live for your project/venue. I can also swap synth/guitar duels with you. I've played and recorded for various commercially released albums and bands (browse through the website to find out more about them). I'm looking forward to help you achieve the musical vision of your project. Click on the video below to hear examples and send me a message.

Skype: ronaldvandeurzen

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