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Guitarist Lou Guldemond played with groups in different styles such as Top Secret (fusion), Pasadena Dreamband (disco), Batida (brazilian) and Big Black & Beautiful (soul).
As a producer he worked on the first soloalbum (It’s Happening) from jazzguitar player Martijn van Iterson.

Lou has played in and outside The Netherlands and he was a regular guest player in the North Sea Jazz Club in Amsterdam.

Currently Lou plays guitar with his own band and in the band Licks & Brains. This group worked- and recorded with several well known artists such as Eric Vloeimans, Joseph Bowie (Defunkt) and Robben Ford.

In 2012 was the release of his album That’s It! with eleven songs written by Lou. The album is re-released in 2020 and is also available on Spotify and I-Tunes.

May 2022 was the release of his second album In Time. For this album Lou wrote ten songs and worked with Arjen Mooijer (keys), Boudewijn Lucas (bass), Rolf Delfos (sax), Karel Boehlee (piano), Jel Jongen (horns), Jim Guldemond (guitar) and Michel van Schie programmed the drums and edited, mixed and mastered the CD.

Lou participates in the musician collective Leidse Geluiden and as part of this, he performs with drummer Sven Rozier, pianist Karel Boehlee, saxophonist Rolf Delfos and bassist Robin Koerts.

Lou’s influences are Lee Ritenour, Larry Carlton and Al McKay a.o. and his style can be best described as smooth pop jazz.

Interview podcastaflevering Humble Heroes (Dutch)