Double Bass

The double bass faculty offers a world-class training programme with teachers Frans van der Hoeven, Ruud Ouwehand and Clemens van der Feen. Students are trained to become good accompanists and improvisers in any jazz style. Over the past years guest teachers have included John Clayton regular guest teacher/Artist in Residence), John Patitucci, Larry Grenadier, Jay Anderson, Joe Martin and Matt Penman.

Coordinator: Frans van der Hoeven


Frans van der Hoeven coordinator + methodology
Ruud Ouwehand  
Clemens van der Feen
John Clayton Artist in Residence
Servaas Jessen technique

'This is the place to come. It’s a wonderful approach, it’s a wonderful collection of great artists who can help you achieve your goals and help you find your direction.'
John Clayton, Artist in Residence, Double bassist, Professor, Arranger and Composer