Band History
 
 

 

BAND HISTORY
An Overview

Bands, music projects and demo productions

VI. 1998 - 2008

 

 

Photo credits for:

Teyata

© Chérie Goewie/ChériePhotoArt, 2008, 2007

© Geert van der Palen, 2007

Sarasvati Mantra Group

© Henk Werkhoven. Photos made by: Raisha van Son/Carlos da Silva

And GH2 © Henk Werkhoven. Photos made by: Regine van der Palen
Third Eye Movement © Henk Werkhoven
Dream Quest © 1996 Henk Werkhoven, Ron van Tol © 1997 Ramon Jesse

 

 

2007-2009

TEYATA

Apeldoorn, Nijmegen. Semi acoustic Group.

Genres: Spiritual music, mantra’s, folk- and new age music.

Members:

- Henk Werkhoven: semi acoustic and 12 string guitars, keyboards, synthesizers, sound effects and nature sounds.
- Thea van Son: semi acoustic guitars, percussion, lead vocals.
- Peter Verweij: tablas, percussion, vocals.

A Live-CD was planned in 2008, under the name Are you there?, and also a studio- recording of a single release under the same name. But the group split up before realisation of it.

The album cover of the planned live-CD was already finished, and made in collaboration with the Dutch photographer and designer Hassan van der Hoff.see also: digital art/cover design.

  TEYATA 2008
 

 

 
  TEYATA 2007 - 03
 

 
  TEYATA 2007 - 02
 
  TEYATA 2007 - 01
 

 

 

 

2007-2007

SARASVATHI MANTRA GROUP

Apeldoorn, Nijmegen area. Occasional semi acoustic group.

Genre: Mantra’s.

Members:

- Thea van Son: semi acoustic guitar, lead vocals.
- Amana Dhyan: acoustic guitar, 2nd. vocals.
- Peter Verweij: tablas, percussion, backing vocals.

Featuring guests:

- Henk Werkhoven: semi acoustic and 12 string guitars, synthesizer.
- Gunar Gritters Doublet: sacred drums, backing vocals.

 

 

2007- 2009

AND GH2

Apeldoorn. Recording project. Instrumental music.

Genres: Rock, hard rock and symphonic rock.

- Henk Werkhoven: acoustic and electric guitars, lead guitar, keyboards, synthesizers.

- Geert van der Palen: acoustic and electric guitars, bass guitar, keyboards, drum programming,

 

1998- 2000

THIRD EYE MOVEMENT

Apeldoorn. Semi-acoustic duo.

Genres: Spiritual music, meditation music.

- Henk Werkhoven: classical guitar, 12 string guitar, electric guitar, synthesizer, percussion, sound effects and nature sounds.
- Max Rattu Nikhilananda: Tibetan bowls, harmonium, cymbals, percussion, vocals.

Featuring guest: Anneke van Tricht: flutes, percussion, djembe.


1995-1999

DREAM QUEST

Apeldoorn, Leiden. New age music group. Instrumental music.

Genres: electronic music, Celtic folk, ambient -, semi-classical and new age music.

- Henk Werkhoven: classical guitar, acoustic and electric guitars, lead guitar.
- Ron van Tol: electric piano, keyboards, synthesizers, drum programming.

Dream Quest debuted in 1997 on the compilation CD The Anthology of New Age Music, Volume 1, with the composition: The Mists of Camlann. Their first album In Search of Avalon was based on the legend of King Arthur and inspired by the books of Terence H. White, The Once and Future King and Marion Bradley’s The Mists of Avalon. It was released in June 1997 and rereleased in 2007. The Mists of Camlann was included again on the compilation-CD Midem, in 1998, and was the openingstune of the radio shows Een Echo van Stilte (OIBIBIO RADIO/RADIO OININIO) and An Echo of Silence (Radio KDUR) – see also: discography.

Although preparations were already made for the follow up CD, under the name Sign of the Unicorn, and planned to be released during1999, Dream Quest stopped in spring of the same year.