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Klankverhaal performer


Welcome to Ernesto Arrendell

Ernesto Enrique Arrendell was born in Aruba as the son of Gaston Boasman and Margarita Arrendell.  His love for music especially the rhythm Ernesto heritages from mother side. His grandfather was bass player.
After some wandering, he came up in 1976 in the Netherlands. Here he got the opportunity to develop his passion for music. He fancied himself as a child in a candy store and in no time his room was filled with all kinds of musical instruments. Ernesto established himself by listening and watching many percussionists. In his own band and as guest percussionist he gave the rhythm section an extra color.The feeling grew to be creative in his own way to fill in music.
Since the late 1980’s he developed his own performances in which he mentions sound stories. The last twenty years, Ernesto performs his sound stories in theatres and schools in the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany, Switzerland, China and Dutch Antilles,Sint Maarten and Aruba.
These performances are often inspired by nature such as: The Creation of the world, A Day in the tropical rainforest, The Dream of a Clockmaker, The Wetlands, From Pole to Pole, The Trans-Siberian Express, Universe, Ocean Dream, Water Music, Doodstil and Kalibasha
One of his project 2010-2012 was together with Hans Visser (Flairck, bassgitar) and Irena Fillipova (Russian, accodeon).
His latest project 2014-2015 was in Sint Maarten in collaboration with NIA (National Instutute of Arts) at St Dominic school and Charlotte Bronson Academy.
In his studio Ernesto makes CD and DVD recordings of special performances or short personal documentary of an artist