Frans van der Hoeven


Bassplayer, Composer, Arranger, Soloperformer, Teacher,

Multi Instrumentalist.


Bands :

Jasper Blom Quartet

Tineke Postma Quartet

Jesse van Ruller Trio

Eef Albers Trio

Fay Claasen Band

Red Yellow & Blue

Jeroen van Vliet Trio, Sikeda and Zeelandsuite


Played with:

Clark Terry, Woody Shaw, Barney Wilen, Jack deJohnette, Eivind Aarset,

Harry Sweets Edison, Art Farmer, Ronnie Cuber, Tom Harrel, Lee Konitz,

Dee Dee Bridgewater,Toots Thielemans, Billy Hart, Teddy Edwards, Kurt Rosenwinkel and more…


Recordings with:

The Toon Roos Quartet, Rob Madna, Jesse van Ruller Trio, Han Bennink,  Diederik Wissels/David Linx, Art Farmer, Charlie Mariano, Benjamin Herman, Fairouz, Lew Tabackin, the DutchJazz Orchestra,   Tineke Postma, Juraj Stanik, Jasper Blom and others.


Solo Album “First Flight”

A double Bass Feature in a fusion of acoustic and electronic music.

Frans van der Hoeven: Double Bass, Keyboards, Guitar,Computerprogramming,

Drums, percussion and voices.

He can be heard and seen with this soloproject.



Conservatory of Amsterdam