Ruud Voesten (1987) is a drummer and composer currently living in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
He studied with Joop van Erven, René Creemers, Joost Patočka and Hans van Oosterhout and earned his master's degree in 2015 at the Codarts Conservatory.
Recently Ruud released his first EP as a bandleader, a project called ROEST. Consisting of only original compositions, this EP is available on Spotify, Itunes among others.
In 2016, as part of the Rok Zalokar Trio, Ruud won the Erasmus Jazz Prijs.
During the years Ruud collaborated with a lot of different artists, like Bob Stoloff, Tamir Hendelman, Stefan Lievestro, Jasper van Damme, Lars Dietrich, Bart Tarenskeen, Wiro Mahieu, Miguel Boelens and played and recorded extensively with the projects Krach, Rok Zalokar Trio and now ROEST.
Also Ruud teaches drums at Drumschool Fred Lankamp in Elst, The Netherlands.
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