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 49)
Zuidwolde, Netherlands
Genres Improvisation
Trance
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. He studied at the conservatory in Zwolle.[1]

In 1997, he performed at the inauguration of the former President of the United States Bill Clinton at the Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C.[2]

Vaynes long hair brought him an advertising opportunity fifteen years ago for Head & Shoulders[3]

Vayne has previously worked with Armin van Buuren,[3] and they recorded a combination of classical trance music.[4]

Albums[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jan Vayne did occur "enormous experience". de Verdieping Trouw (in Dutch). 22 January 1997. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Nicest guy Zwolle just want to play piano". de Verdieping Trouw (in Dutch). 18 January 1997. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "Onuitroeibaar imago van Jan Vayne" (in Dutch). 5 February 2011. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  4. ^ "Jan Vayne and Petra Berger in theaters" (in Dutch). The Agenda. 19 September 2007. Retrieved 3 January 2015.