Swarms (2014 album €14,99)

Swarms is my much anticipated new album. Ten brand new originals with myself on Guitar, Karel Boehlee on Fender Rhodes, Frans van Geest on Double Bass and Martijn Vink on Drums. My fourth release as a leader and third release with this line-up. Limited first edition. Enjoy ! (Click on the Read More button below to see the Add to Cart button) €14,99  (Or feel free to send an email to info@martijnvaniterson.com about how to get it !)

New CD

Finished the recording of my new MVI-4tet CD. Ten brand new originals. Due to be released in January 2014. (Photo by Martijn Vink)


There are still some copies for sale of Martijn’s DVD ” Martijn van Iterson & Ilja Reijngoud Live in Amsterdam” Send an e-mail to info@martijnvaniterson.com for information about how to get it.

Guitar Love

A magazine for guitar players quotes the following typical sayings of Van Iterson: about the sound of his instrument ` I used to try all kinds of separate hi fi material but I know now that sound primarily comes from the fingers. At home I always practice without amplifiers. That way you’re forced to get the best out of your fingers.’ And a charming `homely’ one about his love for the guitar: `A few times a year I fall asleep on the couch with the guitar on my lap. In the early morning my children wake me up ordering me …

The Moment of Truth

Crucial moments in an artist’s life? Van Iterson can come up with two. ‘When I was 14, hearing guitarist Peter Tiehuis. Then I knew music would be my career. A kind of moment of truth. Tiehuis showed me that a fat jazz guitar is not the only guitar to play. Wim Overgauw’s guitar helped me a lot too on this path. Not so much because it was Wim’s but because it’s such a wild, crazy instrument – the first guitar I played that really returned the feeling I put into it. You take it, play it and you know immediately!’ …