Since then, Ad has built up an impressive catalog of more than 20 solo CD’s and numerous side projects, working with many great musicians all over the world such as, Al Kooper, Al Perkins, Leland Sklar, Herman Brood, Flaco Jimenez, Iain Matthews, Eliza Gilkyson, Eric Andersen, David Olney, to name just a few.
Recently in 2017, after hearing Vander veen’s latest album ”Worlds Within”, none other than Van Morrison, invited him as an opening act.
Ad Vanderveen ‘s live and record performances have garnered him high praise from critics, as well as from a long list of renowned colleagues.
Kawaii of ’Flowers In A Gun’ introduces the Grammy nominated singer songwriter Ajay Mathur as 'a true citizen of the world, born in India, living in Switzerland and creating his own version of americana with Zeppelin-esque guitars, exotic instruments, catchy songwriting and lyrics that speak to the heart'.
End of the Fairy Tale & Happiness from Prokofiev’s Waltz Suite (Originally from Cinderella) From our current, more gender-equitable, class aware place, the old fairy tale of Cinderella is like a horror story.
Prokofiev captured something of the fractured and perverse nature of the story in both of these waltzes that draw you in with mystery and, at the same time, hold you at arm’s length with subtle dissonant harmonies (End of the Fairy Tale) and a careening feeling of inebriation at moments (Happiness).
Recently went to India, invited to collaborate with the Bauls of Bengal.
His relation to music is to dive deeper into the listening and interpretation of rhythms in a free way.
And the Strawberry Music Festival also gave the band a call asking them to join the party this September when that festival will re-emerge in it’s temporary new home at the Grass Valley Fairgrounds. Strong stage presence, a rich musical experience with lots of groove to the deep and moving lyrics of Annika Fehling's songs, and light and love flowing from the music makes the concerts magical and unforgettable. Christer Jonasson, guitarist with a distinct and rhythmic sound, as well as a singer songwriter, has been part of the Swedish music scene since the 1970's. has done so far, in Sweden Denmark and Germany, has been overwhelming. , as well as as a solo artist, and with Glimra, she has played in over 17 countries to date, released 12 albums, and produced over 200 shows, festivals and events working with over 500 artists from the whole world.So if you love to dance and celebrate life, come see an Achilles Wheel show and make a joyful noise. Although born a Dutchman, half his family are Canadian and it’s this part of the world his musical roots can be traced to.Since the days before it was called americana, Ad has been exploring his songwriting muse through a mixture of rock ‘n’ roll, folk and country, working in many bands before finding his own voice as a solo artist in the early 90’s.Robert Wahlström, percussionist, producer and composer. Composing, among other things, music for film and theatre.