"Pierre Courbois" acryl clear snare seamless
This snare drum was especially build for the famous Dutch jazz-drummer Pierre Courbois
Pierre Courbois (°Nijmegen, 23/04/1940) is a Jazz-drummer, composer and bandleader.
He studied classic percussion at the lyceum in Arnhem. Later he moved to Paris to play with Jazz-musicians as Jean-Luc Ponty, Eric Dolphy, and Ben Webster.
As a composer he has made over 100 records.
In 1969 he started the ensemble Association PC with Jasper van 't Hoff. They toured around the world.
These days he tours with the Pierre Courbois Vijfkwarts Sextet that had a lot off succes with their record Revocation (2007).
He also plays with his son Barend Courbois and Jasper van 't Hof (Courhof), with Polo de Haas (Gong duo) and Loek Dikker in the Waterland Sextet.
In 1994 Courbois received the Bird Award at the North Sea Jazz Festival. Sinds 2000 he's a knight in the order of Oranje Nassau
In 2008 he received the VPRO/Boy Edgar award.
Révocation, the book about his career was released in 2010.