Drummer, percussionist body-percussionist
Okaku is the latin and jazz dream band with leslie Lopez on bass, loet van der lee on trompet, Fernando Sanches on Tenor sax and Daniel de Moraes on Guitar. They bring a powerfull mix of groove latin and super energetic swinging jazz. These international top musicians come from Spain, Uruguay, Puerto Rico and the Netherlands
Enjoy a musical tour with Guitarist singer Célio Roberto Silva from Brazil. He will take you to many different Brazilian music styles, including Bossa Nova, Samba, Forró and Maracatu. Can be booked from duo to quintet
4Sure is a latin jazz formation. Blending Surinam Paramaribop and jazz with Brazilian and Cuban flavors. In 2003 the quartet released “Brujeria”. In 2009 4Sure presented their second album “Freedom of Speech”, Recorded in Trieste-Italy. 4Sure toured The Netherlands, Spain, South Africa, Brazil, Suriname, Frans Guyana, Italië & Slovenia . with Leslie Lopez, Mark Milan, Franklin Ceasar and me.
Gitarist singer Maria Bakuna and bassplayer Matheus nova from Brazil are based in London. They form a new trio with Olaf and play the music of Djavan for the coming concerts.
Sheila van Pelt is a Dutch soul singer. the artist brings with her 5 peace band a powerfull live performance full of funk, soul and blues. Ranging from the gospel sound of The Staple Singers, to the groovy tunes of the sixties soul legends such as Wilson Pickett and Otis Redding.
Nita Aartsen, was the state piano player for Indonesia for a period of 15 years. A virtuoso pianist, specializing in the connection between classical, Latin Jazz and contemporary music, she has played all over the world with some of the best Latin and Jazz musicians. With Olaf she has been touring Europe and Azia the last year.
Drumbike in Amsterdam Center with my students - Smash you trash
Simone Sou and Olaf Keus body- percussion duo
Video's of my working bands and projects as a drummer