Jan Vayne

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Jan Vayne
Birth name Jan Veenje
Also known as Jan Vayne
Born (1966-06-09) June 9, 1966 (age 48)
Zuidwolde, Netherlands
Genres Improvisation
Occupation(s) Pianist
Instruments Piano
Years active 1976-present
Website http://www.janvayne.nl/

Jan Vayne (pseudonym of Jan Veenje) (June 9, 1966 in Zuidwolde, Drenthe) is a Dutch pianist.

For his 4th birthday he got his first piano lessons, and he was winning competitions by the age of 10. In 1990 he obtained a soloists diploma from a conservatorium. Vayne has released several CDs, and has performed many concerts. He performed at former President of the United States Bill Clinton's inaugural ball in 1997 at the Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C. for Clinton's second term in office.

Vayne is well known for his co-operation with Armin van Buuren, bringing classical music together with the sounds of trance music, and together they produced the album Classical Trancelations (a mix of Trance and classical music).


1989 – Reflections

1991 – Colours of my mind

1992 – Living Colours

1993 – Hang on to a dream

1994 – Vanity

1996 – Classics & Pop

1997 – Secrets of Silence

1998 - The Christmas Album, Paintings of the Seasons

1999 – Media Plaza

2000 – Metamorphosis

2003 – Romantic Popsongs, Improvisations on Hymns, Psalms

2004 – Classical Trancelations

2006 – On the road

2007 – Twee klaviervirtuozen

2008 – Twee Klaviervirtuozen II, Liederen van Joh. de Heer