Artist link: http://www.jeen.org
Jeen Rabs started playing the guitar when he was eight years old.
Supplementary to his studies at the Dutch Royal Conservatory in The Hague, where he graduated as a jazz-guitar player, Jeen studied with David Gilmore in New York and Ricardo Silveira in Rio de Janeiro.
Playing in several Big Bands, he got to work with names like: Toots Thielemans, James Morrison, Karin Bloemen, Denise Jannah, Benny Bailey, Ferdinand Povel, Greetje Kauffeld and Barry Harris.
He also performed and/or recorded with Pia Douwes, Thijs van Leer, Scott Hamilton, The Dutch Swing Orchestra among others and made stage appearances in Brasil, Thailand, Oeganda, Ethiopia, Great Brittan, New York, and Egypt.
He continues to perform with various bands like " Zandscape”, “Zoot" and Irish Soundartist Stano.