Rene Van Verseveld

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Rene Van Verseveld
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Rene at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, in 2008
Background information
Birth name René Francis van Verseveld
Born (1959-06-29) June 29, 1959 (age 57)
Utrecht, Netherlands
Origin Utrecht, Netherlands
Genres Jazz, hip hop, R&B, pop, Indian, dance, reggaeton
Occupation(s) Record producer, engineer, song writer
Instruments Synthesizer, keyboards, turntables, drum machine, sampler, guitar, bass
Years active 1983–present

Rene Van Verseveld (born in Utrecht, Netherlands) is a Dutch musician, songwriter, recording engineer, composer and record producer.[1] He lives in Santa Clarita and works in his own studio, Future Sound Studios, in Hollywood, California.

Early years[edit]

Rene van Verseveld, son of Dutch jazz musician Cees van Verseveld, began playing music at age 9. A classically trained bassist, he toured the world playing on cruise ships before collaborating with King MC in Amsterdam on the 1986 European hit "What Have I Done for You Lately".

Top 40 European hits between 1986 and 1992[edit]

Rene Van Verseveld established himself as a European dance record producer working with such artists as Candy Dulfer and 2 Unlimited, charting in the Dutch, French, Scandinavian, German and British Top 40 Dance and Pop Charts 9 times between the years of 1986 and 1992 with the songs:

  • Gerard Joling - "Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You"
  • Tatjana Simic ft. Wendy Alane Wright - "Feel Good"
  • Def La Desh ft. Wendy Alane Wright - "Feel The Rhythm"
  • Zype - "Used To Be Your Lover"
  • Room 4 2 - "Over You"
  • Room 4 2 - "Baby He's Mine"
  • Miker G - "Show'm The Bass"
  • T-Minus 5 - "Unforgiven" ft. Wendy Alane Wright
  • King MC - "What Have I Done For You Lately"

Engineering and production career[edit]

Rene Van Verseveld moved to Los Angeles, California in 1994, where he formed Future Sound Studios. He partnered up with Fernando Garibay and together, they have worked with many artists, such as:

Are among many who visited and recorded at his studio.

Film and television scores[edit]

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Rene Van Verseveld has worked as composer and/or engineer on the scores of numerous television programs and films including:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Netherlands: Fine-Tuning Their Focus...". Billboard. January 22, 2000. p. 86. Retrieved 8 August 2011. 

2. "Real Husbands of Hollywood" (BET Reality Show)

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