About Me

Born to a conservative family in Rotterdam, gateway to Europe, the life of Dutch drummer and composer Hans-Peter de Zeeuw a.k.a d’Z changed at the age of nine when he took his first drum lesson. He sat down behind the drum kit, the feel of the drumsticks comfortable as if they had been waiting for this moment to meet. He knew he was destined to be a drummer. By 19, d’Z attended the largest conservatory for pop, jazz and world music in Europe, being taught by leading musicians of the Netherlands. He thrived while exploring the richness of music’s different styles & genres. It wasn’t long before d’Z was a sought-after drummer known for his inherent sense of groove and ability to allow fellow musicians to shine. With his career as a professional drummer in full swing, d’Z took to composing his own music. Giving voice to the melodies that…

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d'Z Debut EP Album OUT NOW!

Here's what other people say about the EP "Connected": “This is a stellar effort, with top-notch vocals, musicianship and production.” – Jamspere.com “Dazzling musical arrangements and a super-tight rhythm section.” – Soundlooks.com “NO…

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Craziness

There is some craziness in this world, people say. But what does it mean exactly? Is it some conclusion based on the majority view? Is there a general principle which not everyone is aware of, ergo those are the crazy ones? Some people thought…

Be the trigger

One of the questions people like to ask once in a while is: What's your goal, what do you want to achieve with your music? To be honest, I've been asking myself the same thing for a long time. But every time I come to the same conclusion:…

EP Connected Out NOW

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