Jelle Willems is a young jazz guitarist, composer and educator based in The Netherlands. He recently graduated from the two-year Master’s Programme at the Conservatory of Amsterdam, after obtaining his bachelor’s degree cum laude in 2015 at the same institute. Under the tutelage of great teachers such as Nelson Veras, Lage Lund, Peter Bernstein and Jesse van Ruller he developed a personal, authentic sound as a jazz guitarist. He is currently active as a sideman and teacher in and outside The Netherlands and performing as a bandleader with his quartet, the Jelle Willems Group.

Jelle Willems North Sea Jazz