Bob Wijnen is a pianist of great sensitivity and depth. Much in demand as an accompanist, he is known for having some of the best ears around, as well as being an elegant and adventurous soloist who has absorbed a great deal of the history of jazz piano, Hammond organ and Fender Rhodes funk. Tasteful yet adventurous playing is what Wijnen strives for in his performance.
After touring Indonesia, the USA, Germany, the UK and Ireland and having recorded albums with many projects, like his current bands Triplicate and Equinox, Wijnen decided it was time to take a big step forward. This inner urge, or as Wijnen calls it, this Call of the Wild, led him to the making of his first album "NYC Unforeseen" together with Peter Bernstein, Dezron Douglas and Billy Drummond, recorded in the great capital of jazz: New York.
Dutch jazz journalist Bert Jansma said: "Watch out for this guy! He was always a tasteful pianist, but he's getting better every time I hear him." Wijnen continues to grow as a pianist. Besides that, his focus is more and more on composing and arranging.