• Here’s a bunch of youngsters ready to conquer the world with their very creative and enthusiastic horn section work!

    - Angelo Verploegen

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Horns on Fire is a dutch horn section established by Erik van der Heijden. They are inspired by many other sections such as Tower of Power, Chicago, Jerry Hey and The Memphis Horns.

Since their establishment in 2012 they are playing with many different artists, bands and producers. Their range of activities include live shows, studio recordings and radio- and television performances, as well as arranging customised horn parts. Recording in their own studio makes it possible to deliver music all around the globe.

However nobody in his family played a musical instrument, Erik van der Heijden (1992) started playing the trumpet at age eight. Soon he started playing at the local marchingband in Mijdrecht. After a few years he started studying...

Sam Thomas (1991) started playing the trombone at age ten, and soon was playing trombone in several classical youth orchestras. He decided to be serious about playing the trombone by starting jazz lessons with Louk Boudesteijn in...

Stefan Danckaert (1987) started playing the trumpet at age 10 with his father in ’s -Hertogenbosch. After many years of playing with the Konklijke Harmonie ’s-Hertogenbosch he wanted to do more with music. He started studying at...

Saxofonist Thom Kooijmans (1980) krijgt op 10-jarige leeftijd zijn eerste altsax en saxofoonlessen op de muziekschool in Schijndel. Bij de harmonie en Bigband Schijndel begint zijn actieve muzikale ontwikkeling, waarna hij in 1997...