Arjen explains: I’ve always been a big fan of the progband Kayak, especially because of Ton’s amazing compositions. I asked him to play a synth solo on ‘Into the Electric Castle’ and he replied that it wasn’t his specialty. Yet I had seen him play a magnificent solo on a video of the English prog band Camel for which he played keys for many years and I really wanted that synth (Prophet 5) and that sound. Ton recorded…
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Arjen explains: For the project Ambeon I was looking for a bassplayer who used a very different technique compared to my own or other bassists I usually work with. Various people recommended Walter who had established his name in music by playing for big names such as Pat Travers, Steve Lukather (Toto) and Snowy White (Pink Floyd, Thin Lizzy). Walter did indeed play on Ambeon in his own style, which provided an added value to the product.
The talented young dutch musician Wilmer Waarbroek is featured as backing vocalist on Arjen’s 2012 solo album Lost in the New Real. Links Wilmer on Facebook Wilmer on YouTube
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