Henri Grunbauer


Henri Grünbauer (1958) is a Guitarist / composer playing in a rich tradition of musical styles including Rock, Funk, Jazz and Classical. He has been playing for over 40 years in bands and solo, also writes originals. 2017~present Solo 2008~2016 Band of Victas (Rock&Soul 60s onwards) ?, 1999~2009 Kerozinekikkers (Rock/Funk/Jazz) ?, 2002~2005 Orchestra "de Noordooster" Utrecht ?, 1997~2005 Schoolorchestra P.S. "De Koekkoek" Utrecht (conductor), 1994~1999 Sound Advice (Rock+Soul) (Guitar, Vocals), 1993~present Classical Guitar on special request 1991~1993 Rockband "Poppenkast" (Bassguitar), 1990~1992 Court of Session (Jazz) (Bassguitar), 1989~1992 Blue Jeans & Black (Top 40, Guitar), 1988 Blaaskinkels (Boerenkapel, Guitar, Bassguitar), 1987~1988 The Soul System (Soul/Funk) (Guitar, Bass, production), 1985 Doeofjethuisband (Latin Rock) and Backfire (Hardrock) ?, 1983~1986 and 1990~1992 Jezuz Kriziz (reli-punk)(Bassguitar, guitar), 1980~1984 Saint Vitus Ska/Funk/Rock ?, 1980~1982 Herrie & de Beukers Party-Rock ? 1977~1979 Feedback (Hard-Rock) ?, 1972-1976 Contemporary (Jazz/Blues/Pop), ?, 1964~1974 musical education: recorder/keyboard.







What is music to you? What does it give you?

I'm able to express myself through Music

What is your music dream?

To get as deep into Music as possible.

If you could change the world - what would you start with?

Start the Music in regions were music is forbidden or not possible

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

The Mice in the Windmill in Old Amsterdam

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Jimi Hendrix, Jeff Beck, Deep Purple

What inspires you to make music?

I just love to play the Guitar, You know -check things out...

What is the message you want to send with your music?

Love and understanding

How do you feel when you perform in front of an audience?

That feels okay

How do you see the musicians’ reality nowadays? What could be improved?

Live playing could be respected more

What do you think of Drooble?

Interesting platform

What frustrates you most as a musician?

I have no frustrations anymore as a Musician.

Do you support your local scene as a fan? How?

If I come across a local Musician I'm allways ready to play whatever.

What qualities should a musician nowadays have in order to get their music heard by a larger audience?

It's all social media these days, or else You'd play Stadium Rock I suppose. I really don't know. I'm not much into Strategy as far as Music is concerned.

Share some awesome artists that we’ve never heard of.

Dan Queen You should check out. Monica Bergo is a Great Artiste too.