GUITAR/BASS SPECIALIST BMus, MMus, Holland
Teun Schut was born in Holland in 1960, and began playing the guitar when he was eight years old. As a teenager he played in various rock, and blues bands.
In 1980 he started studying jazz guitar at the Arnhem University, where he studied with Onno Kelk and Jean Marc Bouyeure.
After receiving his masters degree he toured intensively in Holland, France and Germany in various ensembles.
Most notable; his own Teun Schut quartet (contemperary jazz), Dwergwerpen (jazz/fusion) and KKKeng! (jazz/R&B)
In 2000 he moved to Canada, where he has been teaching guitar, and playing around BC as a free lancer, as well as with his jazz trio (with Buff Allen on drums and Rene Worst on bass) and his guitar duo (with fellow guitarist John Stiver), the Schut/ Kozak quartet (with Wayne Kozak on sax, Laurence Mollerup on bass, and Buff Allen on drums), and with singer Sandi Melody (‘Tune and Melody’).