Creemers, René (Holland)
ADAMS DRUMMERS FESTIVAL - 07 april 1997
ADAMS DRUMMERS FESTIVAL - 17 april 2000
ADAMS DRUMMERS FESTIVAL - 18 september 2005
René Creemers began his career as the drummer of a Dutch group called Blowbeat. The band enjoyed tremendous success, particularly in the club circuit of Germany, Austria and Switzerland. In 1989 the group recorded their debut entitled "Blowbeat". With Dutch singer Margriet Eshuys René did three tours and cut two albums, "In the Wee Small Hours" and "Shadow Dancing". René also played drums on Dutch jazz singer Denise Jannah´s Blue Note release "Different Colours".
As a teacher René works at the Arnhem Conservatory and the Tilburg Rock Academy in Holland. He is a regular guest teacher at the Drummer´s Institute in Düsseldorf, Germany.
In 1996 the readers of the same magazine made him the "Drummers´ Drummer" of the Benelux. The readers of the Dutch drum mag have also elected René "best fusion drummer of the Benelux" in 1991, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003 and also best Drum-DVD 2003 (Drumbassadors Volume 1)! In 1997 René recorded the album PARaDOX which features bass player Pieter Douma. The CD contains original compositions from both musicians in which their musicianship, creativity and confidence can be felt.