BIOGRAPHY

Juan van Emmerloot (born 12 November 1965 in Waalwijk, The Netherlands) is a drummer and record producer.Juan started playing drums and percussion at the age of 10. He joined his first band ‘Penthouse’ and played live performances at the age of 13. He continued studying music in school until the age of 17. The next step was intensive musical training at the Rotterdam Conservatory. After that he played in his country of residence with Kaz Lux (Brain Box), Julya Lo’Ko, Laura Fygi &amp; Robby Valentine.Live performances:From 1993 he played on stage with various guitar players and singers such as: Mick Moody &amp; Bernie Marsden (White Snake), Omar Dykes (Omar &amp; The Howlers) and Poppa Chubby. The years following, Juan performed on tours with some of the world’s greatest guitarists: Snowy White (Roger Waters, Thin Lizzy), Walter Trout, Mick Rogers (Manfred Man’s Earthband), Pat Travers, Steve Lukather and some other great performers.Besides touring in Europe he also toured through Asia with the artists Valentine and Valensia. He also went on a tour in North America with acoustic guitarist Peppino D’Agostino who was chosen to be the best guitar player in the United States of year 2007. And last but certainly not least he played on many tours with Snowy White &amp; The Whiteflames. In this band he played together with Max Middleton (Kate Bush, Chris Rea).In the past 11 years Juan is a member of the ‘SBL’ (Stef Burns League) and they’ve been touring in Europe, most of it in Italy.Studio performances:The first time Juan entered a studio to do a professional studio gig was at the age of 17; he was invited to play on a record of the band of Rudi de Queljoe (Massada, Vitesse) in Joe’s Garage Recording studio. After making his entry as a freelance drummer, Juan was asked frequently at the big Dutch studios: Dureco Studios, Wisseloord Studios and Fendal Sound Studios. In 1996 he did his first international studio session for Snowy White at Jacob’s Studio, where he had the chance to play tracks with Gary Moore, Chris Rea and David Gilmour. Through this session he played in various studios in the UK, such as Black Barn Studios (Surrey), Barefoot Studio (London) and Curtis Schwartz Studio (Surrey). Other studios where he performed on drums are Real Life Studios (FA) and the Urban Recording Studios (IT)Today’s band: since 2004 Juan is a steady band member of the SBL, which stands for ‘<a href="http://www.juanvanemmerloot.rocks/tour-stef-burns-league"><strong>Stef Burns League</strong></a>‘.Their music has evolved from instrumental guitar fusion to energetic poprock songs. In this band bass player Stuart Hamm comes occasionally on he road.Tour Project: April 2012 Stef Burns, Billy Sheehan (Steve Vai, Mr Big) and Juan decided to join together and toured in Italy. The project’s name is called: “POWER OF 3”.In 2010 and 2011 Juan performed on stage at the 'North Sea Jazz Festival' with <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motown">Motown</a> artist Waylon from the Netherlands. In 2017 he accompanied <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Gilbert">Paul Gilbert</a> during the Masterclass shows in Germany &amp; The Netherlands.Teaching: In addition to performing, Juan has been teaching for over 17 years. In 1992 he started his private drum school. In 1998 he began to teach clinics and workshops in the Netherlands. From 2000 till 2012 he was teaching at the Conservatorium at Rotterdam (also known as "Codarts") where he worked with talented students from all over Europe. Today Juan is CEO &amp; founder at the Groove Impact Academy, where he teaches on a weekly basis in Hilversum (The Netherlands). At this academy he works with music producer, keyboards player Thomas Bank (Candy Dulfer).Producing: As a drummer Juan did a large amount of studio sessions in the UK and the Netherlands. His fascination and passion for recording music started at the age of 15, using the “pingpong” technique with mono tape cassettes players. During the studio sessions later on, Juan has had the privilege to work with many great producers such as Ken Thomas, Curtis Schwartz, John Sonneveld and Don Willard. Through these occasions he learned to listen to the acoustics of a live room, how to use various microphones and how to combine the analogue and digital recording sessions.Today Juan works in his studio “40 Lions Place” on a daily basis, recording drums for: Marco Canepa (It), S.O.B. Studios (Amsterdam), Bi-OS Productions (It), French House Recording Studio (Fa) and producing albums for international music artists like John Bundrick (The Who, Bob Marley), Stef Burns (Alice Cooper, Sheila E) and Snowy White (Rogers Waters).Burnin' the Rules<strong>:</strong> a debut album and live project of Juan van Emmerloot: started in January 2014. On this album Juan invited guest artists to join in: John Bundrick - keys (The Who / Bob Marley &amp; The Wailers), Snowy White -guitars (Thin Lizzy, Roger Waters), Brian Zalmijn - vocals (studio artist), Roel de Bock - guitars (studio artist), Roberto Tiranti - vocals (Labyrinth), Max Forleo - vocals (Traveller), Dami Corlazzoli - guitars (band member ), Jos Kamps - bass (band member), Martin Verdonk - percussion (studio artist), Micha Molthoff - violin (La Misíon Imposble), Fabio Valdemarin - keys (studio artist) and Age Kat - guitars (studio artist).On the second album titled: "Trappole" you can hear the following musicians: Albert van Dorssen - keys (Licks &amp; Brains Big Band), Ferry Lagendijk - keys (Waylon, Gare Du Nord), Jos Kamps- bass, Damian Corlazzoli - guitars, Raymond Blahowetz - percussion, Micha Molthoff - violin &amp; strings arrangements , Don Willard - Lute and Frederike Schonis - vocals. Burnin' the Rules performs instrumental rock/pop/fusion tunes. The band members are: Juan van Emmerloot on drums, Damian Corlazzoli (Postmen, Giovanca) on guitars and Jos Kamps (Eric Steckel) on bass.""Here We Are"" Jan Somers Band / Timeless Records Holland 1993""De Nette Man"" V.O.F. De Kunst / Sony Records Holland 1993""Highway to the Sun"" Snowy White / Bellaphone/CNR Germany 1994""White Album"" Valensia Mercury/Polygram Holland/Jap. 1994""Gaya"" Valensia Mercury/Polygram Holland/Jap. 1994""Colour Me Forever"" Julya Lo'ko En Bleu/Briadoon Holland 1995""Valentine"" Robby Valentine / Polydor Japan 1995""Goldtop"" Snowy White RPM Records UK 1995""Valentine Live"" Robby Valentine Polydor Japan 1996""No Faith Required"" Snowy White / RPM Records UK 1996""Blues From a Hotel Room"" Andy Fernbach / AKR Records UK 1996""4 United"" Robby Valentine / Polydor Japan 1997""Christmas in Heaven"" Robby Valentine / Polydor Japan 1997""Hand in Hand"" Robby Valentine / Polydor Japan 1997""Jimi Hendrix festival div. Artists"" Provoque Holland 1998""Little Wing"" Snowy White / Hypertension / BMG Germany 1998""Keep Out"" Snowy White / Hypertension BMG Germany 1999""Melting"" Snowy White / Mystic Records USA 2000""Believing is Seeing"" Valentine / Polydor Japan 2000""Peppino D’Agostino” / (DVD) AIX Records USA 2001""Restless"" Snowy White / Ovaçäo Portugal 2002""The Voice Inside"" Jan van Oort Band / Kunstoort 2003""Drumming Secrets Revealed"" drumming method on DVD/ EmpaTV 2004""Live Flames"" Snowy White / Germany 2007""Better Days"" Jenna Attison / Whitezöne Portugal 2007""World-Universe-Infinity"" Stef Burns / Ultratempo 2008""In Our Time Of Living"" The Snowy White Blues Project/Soulfood 2009""World-Universe-Infinty Live DVD"" Stef Burns Group / Ultratempo 2010""Realistic"" Snowy White &amp; The Whiteflames /Soulfood 2011""After Paradise"" Snowy White &amp; The Whiteflames / Soulfood 2012""Roots &amp; Wings"" Stef Burns League / Self Records/Ultratempo 2014“Burnin' The Rules"" Juan van Emmerloot TheRoomRecordings 201“Snowy White Live at Rockpalast"" Snowy White Repertoire/WDR 2014“Miracle Days” single Stef Burns league /Self Records/Ultratempo 2015“WHY” single Juan van Emmerloot / TheRoomRecordings 2015“Heaven is Blue” single Stef Burns League / Self Records/Ultratempo 2015“Make Me Shine”single Burnin The Rules / TheRoomRecordings 2015“Roots &amp; Wings” Vinyl Album &amp; Bounus tracks Stef Burns League / Self Records / Ultratempo 2015""Yep Yeah"" single Groove-Impact / TheRoomRecordings 2016""Do It Like You Mean It!"" single LEPR / New Jazz Adventure 2016""Trappole"" album Burnin The Rules / TheRoomRecordings January 2016""Released"" album Snowy White / Soulfood 2016""Ocean Almighty"" single Juan van Emmerloot / TheRoomRecordings September 2016""Tutto Be Okay"" single Juan van Emmerloot / TheRoomRecordings October 2016""Hidden Treasures"" single Juan van Emmerloot / TheRoomRecordings November 2016""Don't Waste This Time"" single Juan van Emmerloot / TheRoomRecordings December 2016""Gathering My New Life"" single Frederike Schonis / New Jazz Adventures December 2016""Home Again"" single Stef Burns League / UltraTempo December 2016""Yep Yeah!"" Jazz In Da House feat. Juan van Emmerloot / New Jazz Adventures February 2017""Was dat nou met Jou?"" single Micha Molthoff / TheRoomRecordings April 2017""Flow of Life"" single Frederike Schonis / New Jazz Adventures April 2017""Vandaag"" single Jeroen Weerdenburg / SVS May 2017""Thinking About New York"" single Jazz In Da House / New Jazz Adventures May 2017“IFO” single Burnin The Rules / TheRoomRecordings June 2017

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