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Audio & Artists

String Demo's

All Arranging, playing & recording by Frank van Essen

Berklee Demo's

All composing, playing & recording by Frank van Essen

Some highlights of the past years:

  • Martin Garrix - solo violin, string arranging & performing for Scared to be Lonely, Pizza, High on Life, Dreamer, Yottabyte, "So far Away" and Breach.

  • Calum Scott - No Matter What

  • David Vandyck - strings for his new album (2017)

  • Edsilia Rombley - "The Piano Ballads"

  • Miss Montreal - Faces and Reminders

  • Nick & Simon - Gek van Geluk

  • Willem - Houten Pak

  • Marco Borsato - string arranging & recording for his album "Evenwicht", 4 songs with producers Gordon Groothedde & John Ewbank

  • Scoring, recording arranging & live performance for TV show "Kerst met de Zandtovenaar" with Xander de Buisonjé,
    Vajèn vd Bosch, O'G3NE and others

  • String recordings for the annual TV show "The Passion", 17 songs with producer Eric van Tijn

  • Guus Meeuwis - string arranging/recording for new album

  • Jan Smit - 12 songs for Christmas album

  • Dave Bainbridge - strings for progressive rock album Celestial Fire plus drums @ live tour

  • Ralph van Manen - strings for 4 songs for album "25"

  • Tjeerd Oosterhuis - strings for Kinderen voor Kinderen and solo viola for album "Om Liefde"

  • Armin van Buuren - strings for Looking For Your Name (feat. Gavin DeGraw) with producer John Ewbank

  • Glennis Grace - strings for album Bitterzoet with producer Edwin Evers

  • Strings, percussion & solo vocals for the show music of new theme park "Wildlands" in Emmen, NL

  • Matt Simons - strings for new song Take me to the Water

  • Laurene Bonsink - CD production for new album - co-writing, arranging, drums, strings, recording & mixing

  • Petra Berger - violin, viola, percussion, vocals & keys for live tour with Edwin Schimscheimer

  • Brenda B - strings for Me and You - new album

  • Peter Groot Kormelink - 2 songs for new album in Tukkers dialect

  • At Once - CD production - songwriting, arranging, recording, mixing, drums, violins, keys, strings

  • Martin Brand - CD production, co-writing, arranging, recording, mixing, drums, violins, keys

  • André Hazes - strings for feature film about his life with producer Arjen Mensinga

  • Cronofonia - strings & drums for CD project with Flairck bass player Pablo Ortiz

  • Cynthia van Echten - CD production, co-writing, recording mixing, strings

  • Wolter Kroes - strings for new album

  • Edwin Evers - strings for solo project

  • Sven Figee -  Strings for Bee Gees coverband

  • LOUISV - strings for "My Love" with producer/arranger Floris Verbeij

  • Glenn Aitken - songs for new album

  • Heleen Koudijs - drums, percussion, violins & violas for new album

  • HardtmetDT - strings, drums & pre-production for new album with Jan van Geerenstein, Timo Somers, Barend Courbois and others

  • Leen Koster - drums, violin, viola for new album

  • Elise Mannah - Strings for new album

Scoring Demo's

All composing, playing & recording by Frank van Essen

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