Pim Bouwens

Producer, composer, multi-instrumentalist

producer/engineer

Pim has been part of the soft-alternative Dutch/Canadian duo Sam's Falling which has released 3 acclaimed CDs. He's also produced 3 CDs for his ambient multi-media project Cylimen.

His musical background spans a few decades...performing, writing, producing in Australia, Europe and Canada. The styles he has covered include pop, rock, folk, alternative. Pim has produced for artists from many different countries including Australia, The Netherlands, South Africa, Canada, Germany, USA and Switzerland.

Pim's production work presently focuses on solo artists. His work has won and has been nominated for major awards in Canada, used in tv shows and is in regular rotation on radio stations across the world.

What can Pim offer you? Pim can offer you his unique blend of skills and talents, his creative ideas, his experience, his openess to working closely together with you, as well as providing a comfortable and productive musical environment. Besides the production and engineering work, Pim can play all or some of the instruments as to your needs. He can play live drums, or program drums, and so on ... all at one set hourly rate.

 

Multi-instrumentalist

The uniqueness and variety of the skills and talents of Pim Bouwens abound. Pim is a music producer, sound engineer, and songwriter/composer, as well as a multi-instrumentalist...playing the drums, guitars, bass guitar and keyboards, all with great skill, creativity, and expressiveness. Pim is a much asked session player, studio as well as live performances. He's played on tours for Canadian Folk/Roots artist Chris Ronald, Canadian artist Jeffery Straker, Canadian Blues artist John Pippus, Dutch singer/songwriter Fabian, Canadian artists like James Munroe, Maxx James, Josee Allard, Samuel Sixto and many more. In his lively musical adventure, Pim has had some incredible highlights, including playing the drums with Metallica and Anthrax in jam sessions as a teenager in The Netherlands and that was just the start!

 

 

News

 

(01/ 04 / 2019) On Tour with Jeffery Straker

I'll play 7 shows in April 2019 on bass/percussion with Canadian pianist/singer/songwriter Jeffery Straker.

 

 

 

(19/ 11 / 2018) On Tour with Chris Ronald Trio

What a blast on tour with Chris Ronald Trio. Next Tour will be in April 2019 with Canadian pianist/singer/songwriter Jeffery Straker. look for the tour dates in the performances section.

 

(18/ 07 / 2018) production work and new tour with Chris Ronald

~ I will join Canadian Folk/Roots Chris Ronald on bass/percussion on a 2 week tour in november through The Netherlands and Germany. Check the tour dates in the performances section.

 

Multi Media

 

 

 

 

 

Performances

2019        
Apr 4
8pm
Via Cultura (Radio) Dordrecht (Bass/percussion for Jeffery Straker)
Apr 6
8pm
House Concert Dordrecht (Bass/percussion for Jeffery Straker)
Apr 7
3.30pm
Hotel La Sonnerie Son en Breugel (Bass/percussion for Jeffery Straker)
Apr 11
8.30pm
Theater de Huiskamer Weert (Bass/percussion for Jeffery Straker)
Apr 12
8pm
AvondvolkLent (Bass/percussion for Jeffery Straker)
Apr 13
9pm
Hotel Sonnevanck Wijk aan Zee (Bass/percussion for Jeffery Straker)
Apr 14
2pm
A Small Town Music Walk Hoorn (Bass/percussion for Jeffery Straker)
June 22
8pm
Landgoed Mattemburgh Bergen Op Zoom (Drums for Blow Out!)
       
       
2018        
Nov 2
8pm
Paco Plumtrek Almelo (Bass/percussion for Chris Ronald)
Nov 3
8pm
House Concert Dordrecht (Bass/percussion for Chris Ronald)
Nov 4
3.30pm
Hotel La Sonnerie Son en Breugel (Bass/percussion for Chris Ronald)
Nov 8
8pm
The Wolfhound Haarlem (Bass/percussion for Chris Ronald)
Nov 9
8pm
Mulligans Amsterdam (Bass/percussion for Chris Ronald)
Nov 10
8pm
AvondvolkLent (Bass/percussion for Chris Ronald)
Nov 11
8pm
Cafe Westerdok Amsterdam (Bass/percussion for Chris Ronald)
Nov 14
7.30pm
The Shakespeare Herdecke (Ger) (Bass/percussion for Chris Ronald)
Nov 15
8pm
Fienchen's Kajüte Haan (Ger) (Bass/percussion for Chris Ronald)
Nov 16
8pm
Kulturscheune Weilburg (Ger) (Bass/percussion for Chris Ronald)
Nov 17
8pm
Alte Kelter Stuttgart (Ger) (Bass/percussion for Chris Ronald)
       
       
2017        
Sept 30
8pm
Factory Festival Sas van Gent (Drums for Blow Out!)
Sept 3
4.30pm
De Wijnhaven Delft (bass/percussion for Jeffery Straker)
July 14
7pm
private function Ternuezen (Drums for Blow Out!)
June 30
8pm
private function Amsterdam (Drums for Blow Out!)
Apr 14
7pm
klein Seminarie Hoogstraten (B) (Drums for Blow Out!)
       
2016        
Oct 9
5pm
De Waag Haarlem (Bass/percussion for Chris Ronald)
Oct 8
8pm
Alte Kelter Stuttgart (Ger) (Bass/percussion for Chris Ronald)
Oct 7
8pm
TBA Frankfurt (Ger) (Bass/percussion for Chris Ronald)
Oct 6
8pm
Grand Cafe De Waker Maasluis (Bass/percussion for Chris Ronald)
Oct 4
8:30pm
Blue Room Sessions 's-Hertogenbosch (Bass/percussion for Chris Ronald)
Oct 2
3pm
Hotel La Sonnerie Son en Breugel (Bass/percussion for Chris Ronald)
Oct 1
8pm
Podium Pingjum Pingjum (Bass/percussion for Chris Ronald)
Sep 30
8pm
Podium Peter & Leni Steendam (Bass/percussion for Chris Ronald)
June 25
2pm
DOOR Dordrecht (Guitars for Sam's Falling)
June 24
8pm
Havendagen Festival Terneuzen (Drums for Blow Out!)
June 18
8pm
Communicatieboerderij Terneuzen (Drums for Blow Out!)
May 5
3pm
Jaarmarkt Den Hout (Drums for Blow Out!)
Apr 27
5:30pm
Oranje Park Festival Dongen (Drums for Blow Out!)
Apr 17
3pm
De Compagnie Veghel (Drums/Percussion for John Pippus)
Apr 16
8pm
Café Havana Sliedrecht (Drums/Percussion for John Pippus)
Apr 15
8pm
DOOR Dordrecht (Drums/Percussion for John Pippus)
Apr 14
8pm
RTV Dordrecht Dordrecht (Drums/Percussion for John Pippus)
Apr 10
4pm
Het Huis Verloren Hoorn (Drums/Percussion for John Pippus)
Apr 9
8pm
NiXenMeeR Enschede (Drums/Percussion for John Pippus)
Apr 8
8pm
Café Averechts Utrecht (Drums/Percussion for John Pippus)
Apr 7
9pm
Mulligans Amsterdam (Drums/Percussion for John Pippus)
Apr 5
8pm
Café De Ouwehoer Rotterdam (Drums/Percussion for John Pippus)
Apr 3
4pm
De Wijnhaven Delft (Drums/Percussion for John Pippus)
Feb 29
7pm
Open Hof Dordrecht (Solo guitar)
       
2015        
Okt 3
8pm
Theater Inter Amicos Dordrecht (Guitar/Bass/percussion for Tiga)
Aug 30
4pm
Private function Middelburg (Guitar/Bass/percussion for Tiga)
June 3
9pm
Jaarmarkt Hoogstraten (B) (Drums for Blow Out!)
Apr 26
3pm
De Compagnie Veghel (Bass/percussion for Chris Ronald)
Apr 25
3:30pm
De Drvkkery Middelburg (Bass/percussion for Chris Ronald)
Apr 24
8pm
Podiumkerkje Grevenbicht (Bass/percussion for Chris Ronald)
Apr 23
9:30pm
Mulligans Irish Pub Amsterdam (Bass/percussion for Chris Ronald)
Apr 19
3:30pm
De Wijnhaven Delft (Bass/percussion for Chris Ronald)
Apr 18
8pm
Paco Plumtrek Almelo (Bass/percussion for Chris Ronald)
Apr 17
8pm
Brasserie Appel Haarlem (Bass/percussion for Chris Ronald)
Apr 16
8pm
De Vreemde Eend Dordrecht (Bass/percussion for Chris Ronald)
Apr 12
6pm
Het Huis Verloren Hoorn (Bass/percussion for Chris Ronald)
Apr 4
10pm
Café/Zaal De Sport Velden (Drums for Blow Out!)
         
2014        
Okt 25
7pm
Private function Houten (Guitar/Bass/percussion for Tiga)
Aug 16
6pm
Private function Best (Guitar/Bass/percussion for Tiga)
May 12
8pm
Dwaze Zaken Amsterdam (Drums/Percussion for John Pippus)
May 12
8pm
Good Noise Radio Hoofddorp (Drums/Percussion for John Pippus)
May 11
8pm
De Waag Haarlem (Drums/Percussion for John Pippus)
May 9
8pm
De Vreemde Eend Dordrecht (Drums/Percussion for John Pippus)
May 8
8pm
Cafe De Hommel Vlaardingen (Drums/Percussion for John Pippus)
May 4
5pm
Panta Rhrei Vlissingen (Drums/Percussion for John Pippus)
May 3
4pm
De Drykkery Middelburg (Drums/Percussion for John Pippus)
May 2
8pm
Arsenaal Theater Vlissingen (Drums/Percussion for John Pippus)
May 1
8pm
Drechtstad FM Dordrecht (Drums/Percussion for John Pippus)
Apr 30
8pm
De Vreemde Eend Dordrecht (Drums/Percussion for John Pippus)
Apr 27
8pm
Cafe 't Spektakel Asten (Drums/Percussion for John Pippus)
Feb 15
8pm
De Vreemde Eend Dordrecht (Guitar/Bass/ for Sam's Falling)

 

2013        
Nov 10
8pm
Private function Pijnacker (Guitar/Bass/percussion for Tiga)
Sep 22
8pm
De Gespleten Arent Middelburg (Guitar/Bass/percussion for Tiga)
Jun 2
9pm
Launchparty Waterpop Wateringen (Drums/Percussion for Fabian)
Jun 8
8pm
Paard van Troje Den Haag (Drums/Percussion for Fabian)
May 20
4pm
De Compagnie Veghel (Drums/Percussion for John Pippus)
May 19
8pm
Theater De Melkbus Dordrecht (Drums/Percussion for John Pippus)
May 19
3pm
De Drukkerij Middelburg (Drums/Percussion for John Pippus)
May 17
5pm
De Harlekijn Dordrecht (Drums/Percussion for John Pippus)
May 17
9pm
Tricky Theater Amsterdam (Drums/Percussion for John Pippus)
May 13
8pm
Taverne De Waag Haarlem (Drums/Percussion for John Pippus)
May 12
10pm
Waterproof Wateringen (Drums/Percussion for Fabian)
May 11
8pm
De Vreemde Eend Dordrecht (Drums/Percussion for John Pippus)
May 10
8pm
Landbouw Belang Maastricht (Drums/Percussion for John Pippus)
May 9
10pm
Good Noise Radio Hoofddorp (Drums/Percussion for John Pippus)
May 6
8pm
Cafe Halfwatt Rotterdam (Drums/Percussion for John Pippus)
May 6
3pm
Cafe De Wijnhaven Delft (Drums/Percussion for John Pippus)
Apr 10
10am
RTV West Den Haag (Drums/Percussion for Fabian)
Mar 31
8pm
Amco Theater Voorburg (Drums/Percussion for Fabian)
Mar 21
4pm
Citadel Almere (Drums/Percussion for Fabian)
Mar 3
8pm
Amco Theater Voorburg (Drums/Percussion for Fabian)
Feb 26
8pm
De Vreemde Eend Dordrecht (Drums/Percussion for Fabian)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Discography