‘Joost de Lange Band’

the Band

As a singer/guitarist Joost de Lange founded his own band. Even before that time he was no stranger to the Rock and Blues scene. He played in several bands, including the Rockband from Zeeland 'Yes You Did, with whom he released five albums and even won the Zeeland Pop-Awards.
After spending some time looking for the best match, Ramses Donvil joined the band on the drums in 2014. Joost and Ramses already knew  each other from their music studies at Jazz Studio in Antwerp. They already worked together on different rock/blues projects in the Flemish music scene. In 2015, Mitchell Goor completed the line-up with his tight, groovy basslicks.


This Power Trio is a welcome guest on many stages both in the Netherlands and Belgium and beyond. They know how to steel the hearts of every guitar lover again and again. With many gigs in clubs and ai festivals the band has enough experience to deliver a solid show. During their live shows they play an impressive mix of own written songs and songs by Jimi Hendrix, Rory Gallagher, Stevie Ray Vaughan etc. So now you know in what category they belong.

 

Because many fans asked for a live album there was the release of the CD ‘Live in Antwerp’ in March 2017. The first reactions on this album are very positive; reviews will follow soon.


The 4th album 'Magic Crow' was released september 2014. This CD received highly favorable reviews for example in: Blues  Magazine and Roots Time Magazine.  Several radio stations promoted the CD with airplay. Together with the release of the song 'The Night Train' they also recorded a second video clip.


In 2013, the CD 'Crazy Times' was recorded. After the cd-recordings  they recorded their first videoclip with the song My Way. The CD got a excellent review in the British magazine Blues Matters. Blues Magazine and Rootstime also wrote enthusiastically about it.


The album 'Change It' was released in 2011. With this CD Joost made his debut as a singer/ guitarist. Previously, he played mostly instrumental or worked together with singers. With this cd he started his own band 'Joost de Lange Rock/Blues Experience'.


In 2010 he recorded his first CD 'Outlaw'. This CD contains only instrumental tracks, nearly all written by Joost for his thesis at the Jazz Studio in Antwerp. On Outlaw you can hear many different influences and styles of guitarists like Eric Johnson, Steve Vai, Paul Gilbert, etc. He also recorded some covers by Joe Satriani and Freddy King. The Dutch
Music Magazine 'OOR' wrote a raving review about it.

Joost

Joost de Lange (1983, Middelburg) started playing the guitar around the age of 11. Until he was around 18 years old, he was influenced by Blues and Blues/Rock music from various Artists like: John Lee Hooker, Buddy Guy, Rory Gallagher, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimi Hendrix, Dire Straits, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones etc. Later on his inspiration came from hard-rockbands like: Metallica, Iron Maiden, Ozzy Osbourne, Steve Vai, Joe Satriani etc. He started playing in various bands since he was around 16 years old. Joost finished his studies as luther and later on he graduated from the Jazz Studio in Antwerp. Over the years he has gained a vast variety of experience from playing with various bands like: Jazz, Blues, Rock and Metal. Nowadays he plays a lot of shows with the Joost de Lange Band at large and small venues, national and international. He's also guitarist in the Blues/Rockband 'Jack Daniel and the Hangovers' and works as a session musician and private-guitar teacher.

Joost plays:

- Fender Stratocaster(USA)

- Squier Stratocaster(Japan)

- Koch Multitone 50 watt amp, with Jensen speakers

- Marshall jcm 800 head 

- Vintage 4x12 cabinet with 2x vintage 30 and 2x greenback Celestion speakers

- 4140 Marshall Club Country 

- Tube Screamer TS 9

- T-rex Reptile 2 Delay

- OCD Fulltone 

- Fet Driver MXR

- Jimi Hendrix Wah Wah

- Super Chorus

Mitchell

Mitchell Goor (1987, Borsbeek) started playing the bass guitar when he was 15 years old. It soon became clear that also the guitar, the piano and electronic music had his interest; he spent a lot of time on making music.

At the SAE Institute in Brussels, where he studied audio engineering, Mitchell came in touch with the blues and he heard the music of Rory Gallagher, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Led Zeppelin. For his own bass lines especially the old Motown- and Funk/Soul-records are an important source of inspiration.

Besides the Joost de Lange Band Mitchell is active as a guitar- and basspecialist at Key Music in Mechelen.

Mitchell plays:

- Markbass Little Mark Tube
- Markbass Standard 4x10 Cabinet
- Fender Jazz Bass
- TC Electronic Pol

Ramses

Ramses Donvil (1985, Brasschaat) started playing drums as an eleven year old boy. He grew up with music from Nirvana, Rage Against The Machine, Radiohead and soon he played in his first band. Ramses studied jazz-drums at the Antwerp Jazz Studio, followed by the Conservatory of Antwerp, where he has graduated. During this time he also followed guitar- and piano-lessons with various teachers. He has gained a lot of stage experience by playing in different formations as Steamy Grease, Bar Sanseveria, Bar Americana and Her Dirty Knees.
Ramses is for several years also active as a percussionteacher in different organizations.

Ramses plays:
- Gretsch-drumkit
- Slingerland snaredrum
- HHX Ride
- Evolution Crashes
- Handmade Is