Peter Weissink has played alot in both jazz clubs in The Netherlands and Germany and regularly kicking off jazz sessions in and around his home town. Starting of on piano at age 6, he began playing in marching bands also at age 9. Apart from 3 lessons, he is a self-taught drummer. At 15 he began his musical journey in theatre and musical productions. This led him into playing in pop, rock and blues bands. At the same time, he was playing in well-known wedding bands and for one off gigs, with styles from classical to pop & jazz. He has accompanied both national and international artists, as well as doing studio recordings for various projects. His love for jazz and fusion developed gradually and he was lucky to meet musicians with similar interests. He is currently playing as a free-lance drummer with various projects and bands. He has played with: Maria de Fatima, Silvi Lane, Adrienne West, Silvia Droste, Peter Tiehuis, Tineke Postma, Ronald Douglas, Philip Catherine, Pete O'Mara, Maarten van der Grinten, Bart Tarenskeen, Jan Wessels, Nippy Noya, Rob van Kreefeld, Allard Buwalda, Ack van Rooijen, Rini Swinkels, Tessa Boomkamp, Tamara Maria, John Hondorp, Angelo Verploegen, Lee Towers, Mark Nightingale, Ruud Ouwehand, Sebastian Altekamp a.m.o.
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Hi Peter was on Norman Evans page and watched your video of spain great song. Loved it and enjoyed you guys, great song to sing I love it. I'm on myspace so will tune it and have a listen. Keep Jazz Alive !! All the best BJ
Jaijai, what a wonderful mission you've undertaken to create such a place for artistic minds to meet and share their hearts. A place to renew faded determinations, and revive lessened momentums. A place to display our wares and reconfirm to one another that we actually are on the right track.
I commend you, Jaijai, for caring so much that you created this castle of the heart for all of us. I want to share my praise for all of the new friends as well as old friends that I've met and will meet here in our castle. Here we can garnish the where-with-all, the strength, the conviction, and the selflessness through our symbiosis, to share our gift to the world with an unbiased agenda.
My mentor, Daisaku Ikeda says of art: "A beautiful flower delights and refreshes the hearts of all people equally, no matter what soil it grows in. That is the power of beauty. The same is true of great art. It is this spirit that the German poet Heinrich Heine sang of when he wrote that once the peapod bursts open, the sugar peas inside are for everyone to enjoy."
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