Welcome! And thanks for taking the time to visit my website!


Feel free to look around, have a listen and see what I've been up to so far,

and will be doing in the future.

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I'm quite proud of myself. After a year of blood, sweat and tears, composing, many hours of studying piano, and struggling with video and audio: my new PDF book, "All Good Things", is ready for publication. 52 (jazz) waltzes, a wonderful work of art by my brother Frank on the cover, and an added 1 hour and 18 minutes of recorded music, of which 8 minutes with the assistance of Maarten Voortman. All for a mere €20. Order now, via messenger, whatsapp, email, or my website. Available as C version, Bb version and Eb version.

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A new band is born!


Pianist Maarten Voortman, alto saxophonist Donald Simoen and yours truly on bass the VST Trio will play it's first gig on October 30 2021, at Fifth in Eindhoven.

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My latest cd is out!


It features Marcus Strickland on tenor and soprano saxophones, and EJ Strickland on drums.


It's available for download on cdbaby and iTunes. If you want to purchase the cd or download from me directly go to the Cd's page.

The Outer Rim Soundbites - Bart Tarenskeen