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Jan Wouter Oostenrijk 
Electric Quarter Tone Guitar

Dutch guitar player Jan Wouter Oostenrijk (JWO) completed his professional jazz guitar studies at the conservatory of Amsterdam (1994) and got the Gouden Notenkraker award for his contribution to the Dutch live music with Moroccan formation Raïland.
In the past 20 years he became a succesful international artist with his innovating crossovers Sharqi Blues / Maghreb Jazz.
Technically gifted, original, with emotion and sense of adventure , navigating the crosscurrents between guitar-led jazz and North African music.
JWO’s latest experiment involves a vintage ’81 Fender lead guitar with a customized quarter tone fret board which allows him to play oriental maqams.
His new album “We Are Connected” has been released in 2017.


Jan Wouter Oostenrijk - Quarter Tone Guitar

Marco van den Akker - Fretless bass guitar

Tuur Moens - Drums



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