Band leader - Sideman - Arranger/composer for recording sessions and performances - Teaching private lessons and ensemble lessons at universities, music camps and workshops.
A lyrical and broad minded jazz trumpet player. Joep started playing trumpet as a child in the village wind band. He studied jazz trumpet at The Prince Claus Conservatory in Groningen (The Netherlands) with Kurt Weiss and Brian Lynch. After a few years of working as a freelance musician and educator in Amsterdam, Joep decided to move to South Korea, where he is based since 2012.
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Jazz in Daegu is a new international jazz festival taking place in Daegu (South Korea) since 2016. During two days, jazz and world music groups from all over the world perform at the festival.
재즈 인 대구는 2016년부터 대구에서 진행되어온 새로운 국제 재즈 페스티벌입니다 전 세계 페스티벌 무대들을 넘나들며 선보여지고있는 재즈와 월드뮤직 그룹들의 명연주가 이틀동안 펼쳐집니다.