Sjaak van der Reijden
Sjaak (Leeuwarden, 1962) studied school music and trumpet at the conservatory in Groningen.
Under the influence of world music workshops Wouter Swets he specialized in Balkan music. As a trumpeter he is inspired by Constantine and Gherghina and he developed a unique style. Besides the trumpet, he plays piano and accordion. Sjaak has worked as a music teacher and conductor The Leeuwarden Accordion Ensemble. His arrangements for wind band and its music publishing recently published by Gobelin and enthusiastically received and played.