Bio

Just a couple things to know..

Peter Struijk was born on March 28th in Gouda, the Netherlands. He grew up in and around The Hague.As a child, he visited the local Jazz clubs with his parents, which he hated at first, but learned to appreciate over the years. At a young age he started out on the piano but after a while when his older brother gave him his first real guitar a new love was born!Peter works as musician, teacher and producer. For his debut solo album  “Human Ways” from 2009 he recorded with his longtime friend the legendary Chicago blues singer Tail Dragger, with whom he also shared many times the stage at blues clubs in the “windy city” Chicago USA! In 2010 he launched his own blues & roots record & production label "Blueshine Records" where you can find albums of Ted Gerrits, Little Boogie Boy, Robbert Fossen, Big Wil & the Bluesmen, John Frick, Nicko Christiansen, Levee Dwellers, Riverside jr. etc Check it out at www.blueshinerecords.com Since 2010 peter has worked with Robbert Fossen.Together they formed the Fossen & Struijk band. Their album “Clubbing” is released worldwide in 2013 and brought them to a lot of great venues. The band won the award for “Best Dutch Blues Band” in 2014 As duo Robbert and Peter were the winners of the Dutch Blues Challenge 2012, and finalists at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis USA. Peter was also nominated for “Best Dutch Blues Guitarist” in 2013, 2014 and 2015! Since 2017 Peter is playing with his own band and will be touring in Europe and the USA with Chicago’s finest blues singer Liz Mandeville! On his new acoustic solo release “STRAIGHT BLUES” he got some very special friends like the one and only Liz Mandeville, Rockin' Johnny and Riverside jr.!!
NEW ALBUM! STRAIGHT BLUES (complete acoustic album!) With: Rockin’ Johnny, Liz Mandeville, Robin van Roon, Nicko Christiansen, Riverside jr., Peter van Zon!
 Dutch Blues Challenge Winner 2012 and IBC Finalist 2013 Nominated for best Dutch blues guitarist 2013, 2014 & 2015 Award winner for best Dutch blues band 2014
"Guitarist Peter Struijk delivers lowdown blues that look back to a time of rough edges and raw emotions." (Blues Revue usa)
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Bio

Just a couple things to know..

Peter Struijk was born on March 28th in Gouda, the Netherlands. He grew up in and around The Hague.As a child, he visited the local Jazz clubs with his parents, which he hated at first, but learned to appreciate over the years. At a young age he started out on the piano but after a while when his older brother gave him his first real guitar a new love was born!Peter works as musician, teacher and producer. For his debut solo album  “Human Ways” from 2009 he recorded with his longtime friend the legendary Chicago blues singer Tail Dragger, with whom he also shared many times the stage at blues clubs in the “windy city” Chicago USA! In 2010 he launched his own blues & roots record & production label "Blueshine Records" where you can find albums of Ted Gerrits, Little Boogie Boy, Robbert Fossen, Big Wil & the Bluesmen, John Frick, Nicko Christiansen, Levee Dwellers, Riverside jr. etc Check it out at www.blueshinerecords.com Since 2010 peter has worked with Robbert Fossen.Together they formed the Fossen & Struijk band. Their album “Clubbing” is released worldwide in 2013 and brought them to a lot of great venues. The band won the award for “Best Dutch Blues Band” in 2014 As duo Robbert and Peter were the winners of the Dutch Blues Challenge 2012, and finalists at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis USA. Peter was also nominated for “Best Dutch Blues Guitarist” in 2013, 2014 and 2015! Since 2017 Peter is playing with his own band and will be touring in Europe and the USA with Chicago’s finest blues singer Liz Mandeville! On his new acoustic solo release “STRAIGHT BLUES” he got some very special friends like the one and only Liz Mandeville, Rockin' Johnny and Riverside jr.!!
Copyright © 2006 - 2017 Peterstruijk.com. All rights reserved.