Band History
 

 

BAND HISTORY
An Overview

Bands, music projects and demo productions

V. 1984 - 1988

 

 
 

 

Photo credits for:

Rolph Heynis

© Henk Werkhoven

The E-Wood Project

© Henk Werkhoven

The E-Wood Project Rock ‘n Roll Band © Henk Werkhoven
Candy Corn © Henk Werkhoven
Charles Willemse Band © Henk Werkhoven

 

 

1987- 1989

 

 

DEMO PRODUCTIONS, ALBUM PROJECTS AND STUDIO RECORDINGS

Leiden, Voorschoten, Amsterdam. Various genres.

- Robert Nicolai - see also: Woodrose, Changeling, After Changeling and Yarnstone
- Ron van Tol - see also: Dream Quest

- Rudolph Huizinga - see also: Candy Corn, The Turning Point, Entrance and Charles Willemse Band

With Robert Nicolai a dozen of demo recordings were made for a planned LP Cover the Moon, which remained unrecorded and unfinished as an album. As a songwriters duo Henk Werkhoven and Robert Nicolai composed pop- and rock songs for others and in collaboration with Ron van Tol many studio recordings were made. Including a contribution for the Dutch National Songfestival in 1988.

With Rudolph Huizinga, as Rolph Heynis, several studio recordings were made for a planned LP, or EP, What’s your trade, which remained unfinished and unreleased.


 

1985- 1987

THE E-WOOD PROJECT

Leiden area, Aalten. Rock band.

Genres: rock, blues and new wave.

The latest line-up features:

- Henk Werkhoven: electric guitar, lead guitar
- Ewout Dercksen: lead vocals, saxophone
- Hayo Keekstra: drums
- Alan Schenk: bass guitar, backing vocals

Former members:

- Martin Walen: bass guitar, backing vocals. (1985-1987)
- Frans Wisse: keyboards, synthesizers, backing vocals. (1985-1987)

Although several studio demo-recordings were made and a single recording was planned, the band split up before realising it.

 
   
   
   
   

1985

 

THE E-WOOD PROJECT ROCK ‘N ROLL BAND

Leiden area, Aalten. Rockband.

Genres: rock ‘n roll, rock and blues.

Members:

- Henk Werkhoven: electric guitar, lead guitar.
- Ewout Dercksen: backing vocals, saxophone.
- Hayo Keekstra: drums.
- Martin Walen: bass guitar.
- Frans Wisse: keyboards, synthesizers.
- Edwin Meijster : lead vocals
- Unknown guest: backing vocals

Occassional band. Just did one performance. A second one was cancelled.

 
   

1985 - 1986

CHANGELING

Leiden area. Rock band.

Genres: rock, pop-rock

Members:

The latest line-up features:

- Henk Werkhoven: electric guitar, lead guitar.
- Robert Nicolai: vocals, semi acoustic guitar
- Tom Bergman: bass guitar.
- Nico Dijkstra: drums.

Former member:

- Hayo Keekstra: drums. (1985)

Additional members:

- Ewout Dercksen: saxophone.
- Frans Wisse: keyboards, synthesizers

Changeling did one studio recording, planned and mentioned to be released as a single in 1985: Transparant World, a co-composition of Henk Werkhoven and Robert Nicolai.


 

1985

WOODROSE

Leiden area. Rock band.

Genres: rock.

Members:

- Henk Werkhoven: electric guitar, lead guitar.
- Robert Nicolai: vocals.
- Tom Bergman: bass guitar.
- Hayo Keekstra: drums


 

1985

CANDY CORN

Leiden, Amsterdam. Rock band.

Genre: rock.

Members:

- Henk Werkhoven: electric guitar, lead guitar.
- Rudolph Huizinga: electric guitar, vocals.
- Alan Schenk: bass guitar, vocals.
- Hayo Keekstra: drums.

 
 

 

1985

THE TURNING POINT

Leiden, Bilthoven. Occasional band for the film project Keerpunt, a short movie made by Louis van ‘t Hooft. Genres: folk rock, symphonic rock, psychedelic rock. – see also: discography.

Members:

- Henk Werkhoven: electric and acoustic guitars, lead guitar.
- Rudolph Huizinga: electric guitar, vocals.
- Alan Schenk: bass guitar, vocals.
- Eltjo Cleton: synthesizers.
- Peter van Heeringen: drums.


 

1985

ENTRANCE

Leiden based rock band.

Genres: rock, blues.

Members:

- Henk Werkhoven: electric guitar, lead guitar.
- Rudolph Huizinga: electric guitar, vocals.
- Truus van der Spek: lead vocals.
- Vincent van Steen: bass guitar.
- Ruud Ris: drums.


 

1984 - 1985

 

CHARLES WILLEMSE BAND

Leiden area, Amsterdam.

Genres: rock, rhythm and blues, funk, country and western, soul music.

The latest line-up features:

- Henk Werkhoven: electric guitar, lead guitar.
- Charles Willemse: semi acoustic guitar, vocals.
- Rudolph Huizinga: bass guitar, backing vocals.
- Ruud Ris: drums.

Former members:

- Hans Willemse: electric guitar, lead guitar, 2nd vocals.
- Jeroen Huizinga: semi acoustic guitar, backing vocals.